Tag: Mobile County

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know Bessemer, Alabama was originally named Brooklyn? [photograph & vintage film]

The Marvel City Bessemer, Alabama was founded in the spring of 1887 as an important industrial center, popularly known as the "Marvel City." It…

Patron

PATRON – October 1915 – news in Grand Bay of a stranger’s death, severe insect bites, a family devastated by fever, and more. . .

(Transcribed from The Grand Bay News, Grand Bay, Alabama, October 1, 1915) GRAND BAY NEWS NOTES Mrs. O. C. Fletcher is visiting her brother…

Patron

PATRON – A birth, protested baseball game, businessmen, and Lone Oak Club make the news in Grand Bay, Alabama in 1915.

(Transcribed from The Grand Bay News, Grand Bay, Alabama, October1, 1915) GRAND BAY NEWS NOTES Congratulations to our friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fletcher,…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: George Marcus Cruikshank born March 15, 1852 – photograph

Happy Birthday! GEORGE MARCUS CRUIKSHANK BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1852 Kentucky, d. 9/15/1936) Talladega, Autauga, Jefferson County, Alabama George M. Cruikshank, the editor of the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, oldest college in Alabama and oldest Catholic College in Southeast [film & pics]

SPRING HILL COLLEGE Mobile, Alabama Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast is also the third oldest…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

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…