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Biography: Joseph Alexander Acklen born July 6, 1816 – photographs

Happy Birthday! JOSEPH ALEXANDER SMITH ACKLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1816-1863) Madison County, Alabama, and Louisiana   Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen, a lawyer, was born…

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Biography: Oliver Sturgis Beers born January 27, 1819 Revolutionary War descendant

Happy Birthday!  OLIVER STURGIS BEERS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1819-1882) Mobile County, Alabama Oliver Sturgis Beers was born January 27, 1819, in Augusta, Georgia to…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Jeremiah Austill (b. 1794) tells where he settled in Alabama and of relationship with the Native Americans

Jeremiah Austill ((1793- 1881) was one of the participants of the famous Canoe Fight that took place in Alabama in 1813. We hear his…