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Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Benjamin Allston born February 26, 1833

Happy Birthday! BENJAMIN ALLSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY' (1833-1900) Served as a Colonel 4th Alabama Infantry, CSA Benjamin Allston was a Episcopal clergyman and colonel,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…