Tag: LAWRENCE COUNTY

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PATRON – In 1836, Dr. Jack Shackelford sent these two letters home to his family

Dr. Jack Shackelford Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 03, Fall Issue 1956 Part II Dr. Jack Shackelford, a pioneer of Alabama, moved…

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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…

News - from the past & the present

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…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: John Daniel McCluskey born Aug. 6, 1841 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! JOHN DANIEL McCLUSKEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1841-aft. 1904) Franklin, Lawrence County, Alabama John Daniel McCluskey was a lawyer, legislator and Democratic politician…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – She was alone in the wilderness with her seven children when she met Andrew Jackson in 1818 – guess what happened next

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