Tag: Monroe County

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: James Abercrombie born February 17, 1782

Happy Birthday! JAMES ABERCROMBIE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1782-1861) Monroe, Russell, Montgomery and Dallas County, Alabama   James Abercrombie was a state legislator and representative…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film & old pictures] Can you believe the Masonic building where the Marquis de Lafayette was hosted in 1825 is still standing?

Below is the monument about Lafayette's visit at Claiborne, Alabama in 1825 (Carol Highsmith 2010 Library of Congress) Words on the monument state: Piache, an Indian…