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Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Col. Albert J. Pickett August 13,1810 – photograph

Happy Birthday! Colonel Albert James Pickett COLONEL ALBERT J. PICKETT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1810 d. 1858) Autauga County, Alabama Colonel Albert J. Pickett…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The 1st time nominee of the Democratic party was defeated – the winner refused to treat voters to BBQ, and other treats

[Politics in Alabama were contentious in Alabama's early days as this story reveals] (The article above has been transcribed (with spelling and grammar mistakes)…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Wonderful excerpt from journal of a pioneer Alabama governor wife’s move to the Mississippi Territory

EXCERPT FROM JOURNAL OF MRS. GOVERNOR JOHN GAYLE 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh Governor, left a journal which her descendants…