Tag: SHELBY COUNTY

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AUTHOR SUNDAY – The Gypsy in Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama

THE GYPSY by Becki McAnnally My parents loved to go to Montevallo to shop, see movies on Saturday, or visit relatives and friends.  Our…

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BIOGRAPHY: Thomas Lee Bailey born 1773 – descendant of King’s Mountain soldier

THOMAS LEE BAILEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1773-1853) Shelby County, AL Thomas L. Bailey was born in Virginia in 1773, the son of Thomas Lee…

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Andrew Thomas (1759-1832) was an early pioneer of Shelby and Perry Counties in Alabama

Is Andrew Thomas your ancestor? Browse the FREE SAMPLE pages at Amazon on Some Descendants of Andrew Thomas (1759-1832): With Genealogy Notes & Sources (which includes…

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Do you have ancestors in central Alabama? This book may help your research

Lying at the southern extremity of the Appalachian Mountains, Shelby County is richly endowed with abundant natural resources and unrivaled beauty in the profile…

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Amos Elliott, Sr (1760-1770) moved to Madison County and then Shelby County

Amos Elliott, Sr. was born in 1760-1770 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He died in 1844 in Shelby County, Alabama. Some Descendants of Amos "Stump"…

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Shelby County once had the reputation as being the “moonshingest” county in the state of Alabama.

Interesting transcription of a story about Birmingham Moonshining From the Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C.– April 9, 1935 by Robert H. Brown, Central Press Writer Birmingham,…

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

(Transcribed extracts from The Silent Eye, Avondale, Jefferson County, Alabama December 14, 1901) MONTEVALLO MURDER Walter S. Cary, attorney, was shot and killed Friday…

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PATRON – October 2, 1884 – Land ownership notices, witness names and ads from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama.

October 2, 1884 - Land ownership notices and witness names from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama. NOTICE NO. 3288 U. S. Land Office…