Tag: LAWRENCE COUNTY

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Biography: John Alexander Grugett born ca. 1774

This biography is also in the books Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) and FIRST FAMILIES OF LAWRENCE COUNTY, ALABAMA VOLUME…

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Biography on early pioneer, Edmond Pierce Anderson (1800 – 1827) Lawrence County, Alabama

This biography is also in the books Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) and FIRST FAMILIES OF LAWRENCE COUNTY, ALABAMA VOLUME…

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UPDATE: Alabama Pioneers biography book – Volume one – has been revised with pics and links

Revised with direct links to many sources and burial sites! This book includes the genealogy of and biography of William Barrett Travis of Alamo…

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Are you researching ancestors in Lawrence County, Alabama? This may help

Are you researching ancestors in Lawrence County, Alabama? This may help. Lawrence County was created by act of the Territorial Legislature of February 4,…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Bennett purchased a large part of Tuscumbia, Alabama from profits by betting on a game of thimbles

Bennett, the Magician (Lawrence County, Alabama) by Col. Edmond Saunders written ca. 1890s There was, however, in early times, a man called Dr. Bennett,…

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Anne Newport Royall – in 1818 she was one of America’s 1st newspaperwomen & relied on Masonic connections to fund her travels

Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler and writer and was one of the first newspaperwomen. At the…

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PATRON – December 14, 1901 – Tuscaloosa elephant piano Montevallo murder, Bank runner missing, and Lawrence Co. murder, and more

(Transcribed extracts from The Silent Eye, Avondale, Jefferson County, Alabama December 14, 1901) MONTEVALLO MURDER Walter S. Cary, attorney, was shot and killed Friday…

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Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…