Tag: Mobile County

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Biography: Edward Patrick Allen, D. D. – March 17, 1853 – photograph

Happy Birthday! Edward Patrick Allen, D. D. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1853-1926) Mobile, Alabama   Edward Patrick Allen, D. D., Roman Catholic bishop of the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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BIOGRAPHY: [rare 1898 video] Dr. William Crawford Gorgas born October 3, 1854 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM CRAWFORD GORGAS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1854-1920) Tuscaloosa, Alabama Note: Follow the linked articles to see all the other connections this great…

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Patron+ Yellow Fever killed many people in Alabama – here are the years & places of most severe epidemics

Patron+ member story - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. YELLOW FEVER (Transcribed from: History of Alabama and dictionary of…

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Patron+ The daughter-in-law of Peter the Great – Did she fake her death and escape to early Alabama? [photographs]

The daughter-in-law of Peter the Great - Did she fake her death and escape to early Alabama? [photographs] Patron+ member story -This story is…

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Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…