Tag: Mobile County

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PATRON + Alabama Folklore Part IV, Creole Lore and Using the Same Means of Travel

Photograph of Cajun girl and boy in Mobile County, Alabama (Alabama Department of Archives and History) (Continued – from Alabama Folklore Part III) Unemployed…

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

YELLOW FEVER (Transcribed from: History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography, Volume 2 Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen) Alabama was first visited by this…

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

Read this story as well as many others in ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS: Settlement: Lost & Forgotten Stories The daughter-in-law of Peter the Great - Did…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -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…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Gunpowder explodes in warehouse at Mobile and destroys half the town. [pictures & list of wounded soldiers]

On April 12, 1865 the Civil War ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his command to U.S. General Ulysses S. Grant at…

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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…

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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,…