Tag: MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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PATRON + A Story written in 1922 about a battery of men from Montgomery in the War Between the States

MAJOR HENRY CHURCHILL SEMPLE By Saffold Berney Mobile, Ala, November 24, 1922 At the breaking out of the war between the States, in the…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – The old Pickett House of Albert J. Pickett is home to the Montgomery County Historical Society

THE OLD PICKETT HOUSE BY MAUD MARTIN BUTLER (This article was printed in The Alabama Historical Quarterly 1930) The old "Pickett House" standing on…

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Simpson Manuscript – The Legislature donated the Old Capitol building to the State University in Tuscaloosa.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Deed from the city of Montgomery and plans for new Capitol building to be built in Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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PATRON + Clippings 1945 – Names Patterson, Thomason, Marvin, Johns, Arnold & Lacey

From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 EIGHT GENERATIONS OF ARNOLDS EIGHT GENERATIONS OF ARNOLDS

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Simpson Manuscript – There was once a question of rebuilding the capitol building in Montgomery after the disastrous fire.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Moving details about the State of Alabama’s government moving to Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Secession Convention – representatives & how they voted and Mr. Whatley’s test

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Gen. Clanton killed with shotgun by an attorney and stolen portrait of Vice-President William Rufus King

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…

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PATRON – Morrisette or Morrisett Family of Perry, Hale, Marengo, Montgomery Counties, Alabama & Washington and Enterprise, Arkansas

This article and more abstracts are available in the Book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume II- Scroll to bottom to see Table of Contents of…

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Chandelier falls in Alabama Capital on its very first session – considered a bad omen of things to come

This story is excerpt from Alabama Footprints Volumes V-VIII: Four Books in One CHANDELIER FALLS IN ALABAMA CAPITAL by Hon. E. A. Powell The…