Tag: Slaves

Patron

PATRON + Oldest man in Lauderdale in the 1890s was born in 1788

"OLD UNCLE DAVE" The Oldest Man in Lauderdale Dead (Transcribed from Times Daily July 18, 1890, Florence, Alabama) David Hutchings was born in Morganton,…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

A former slave from Birmingham Alabama became the first millionaire of color in Jefferson County, Alabama

Andrew Jackson Beard An Inventor (1849-1921) "Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave on a plantation near Mt. Pinson in Jefferson County, Alabama about…