Tag: Madison County

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Biography: Joab Lawler, born June 12, 1796

JOAB LAWLER BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY (1796 – 1838) North Carolina and Madison, Shelby, Bibb, Coosa, Talladega Counties, Alabama Joab Lawler, public official and a…

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PATRON + This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…

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PATRON+ Did you know that Huntsville, Alabama has the distinction of having the oldest public water system in the United States west of the Appalachians?

On February 15, 1823, Hunter Peel, a civil engineer from England, executed an agreement with the Board of Trustees to furnish water to the…

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Biography: William Boyd, Jr. born March 22, 1783 – photo of his wife Harriet Allan

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM BOYD, JR. BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY (1783-1855) Madison County, Alabama By Lavone Johnson Anglen William Boyd was a Junior he was born…

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Patron+ Simpson manuscript – March 2nd, 1819, Congress passed an act admitting Alabama Territory into the Union of States.

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This appears to have been a grand wedding on January 5, 1900 according to the news

Westmoreland – Fowlkes Wedding Writeup From the Selma Morning Times, January 5, 1900 --------------------------------------------------- Beautiful Home Wedding Westmoreland-Fowlkes “O fortune, O happy day, When…