Tag: LAWRENCE COUNTY

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Biography: Henry Watkins Collier and the Scotts of Lawrence County, Alabama

HENRY WATKINS COLLIER and SCOTTS of Lawrence County, Alabama The Wyatts and Scotts and Colliers were related to each other in several ways. Cornelius Collier (the…

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Patron – 1894 News in Florence, Alabama – Prisoners lonely, mill burned, and horse throws Mr. C. Smith

(News transcribed from the Times Daily – Florence, Alabama June 2, 1894) TWENTY-SIX PRISONERS LONELY There are twenty-six prisoners in the Huntsville Jail, and…

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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…

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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…