Tag: SHELBY COUNTY

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Patron – Personal Notes from the Shelby County Iron Works, Alabama – 1883

Patron – Personal Notes from the Shelby County Iron Works, Alabama - 1883 (Excerpt from The Shelby Chronicle, Columbiana, Alabama, Nov. 22, 1883) DOTS…

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Biography: Dr. Dutton Steel Lightcap born January 8, 1856 – photograph

Happy Birthday! DUTTON STEEL LIGHTCAP BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1856-1942) Talladega and Shelby County, Alabama Dutton Steel Lightcap was one of Talladega's leading dentists. He…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: Hotel Talisi – Fire may destroy buildings but it does not destroy our memories of this great place

NOT ALL THERE IS TO A FIRE by Inez McCollum It was with sadness that I read an article about the Hotel Talisi in…

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Biography: Anthony Peter Rasmussen Dahl born 1842 – photograph

ANTHONY PETER RASMUSSEN DAHL BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (ca. 1842-1922) Wisconsin, Minnesota, Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois and Shelby County, Alabama Anthony Peter Rasmussen Dahl was…

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BIOGRAPHY: Elisha Wilson Holland born November 30, 1844 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ELISHA WILSON HOLLAND BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1844-1929) Shelby County, Alabama   A well-known citizen of Shelby County was Elisha Wilson Holland, a member of…

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Patron – December 14, 1901 – Tuscaloosa elephant piano Montevallo murder, Bank runner missing, and Lawrence Co. murder, and more

Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. (Transcribed extracts from The Silent Eye, Avondale, Jefferson County,…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Old Tooth Pullers – when you’re desperate – this is what you had to do

The “Old Tooth Pullers” by Hylott L. Armstrong, Jr. Sometime in the 1920’s my Grandfather, William Henry (“Bill Henry”) Crawford, moved from Edgewater (a…