Tag: TALLADEGA COUNTY

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She spent her entire childhood eating rotten potatoes

Rotten Potatoes by Johnny Ponder My Momma said that she spent her entire childhood eating rotten potatoes. I’m not kidding. In East Texas everybody…

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Biography: George Marcus Cruikshank born March 15, 1852 – photograph

Happy Birthday! GEORGE MARCUS CRUIKSHANK BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1852 Kentucky, d. 9/15/1936) Talladega, Autauga, Jefferson County, Alabama George M. Cruikshank, the editor of the…

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Biography: Brig. Gen. William Flank Perry born March 12, 1823 – photograph

Happy Birthday! BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM FLANK PERRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1823 - 1901) Chambers, Talladega and Macon Counties, Alabama General William Flank Perry was…

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Biography: Wallace Reverdy Bishop, M.D. born February 4, 1873 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WALLACE REVERDY BISHOP, M. D. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1873-1908) Talladega county, Alabama Wallace Reverdy Bishop, M. D., practiced medicine in Talladega. He…

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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…

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Biography: Robert Blatcher Caudle born January 5, 1842 – photograph

Happy Birthday! ROBERT BLATCHER CAUDLE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1913) Jefferson and Talladega County, Alabama Robert Blatcher Caudle was an agriculturist in the southern part…

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Biography: Major Lewis Henry Crumpler born December 27, 1843 – photograph

Happy Birthday! MAJOR LEWIS HENRY CRUMPLER BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1843-1910) Autauga, Coosa and Talladega County, Alabama Maj. Lewis Henry Crumpler was one of the…

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Did you know that Gary Cooper once spoke about the quality Alabama marble in a movie? [see old films & photographs]

ALABAMA MARBLE Giuseppe Moretti in 1901 with his model of Vulcan Alabama marble is among the highest quality stone in the world. The state's…

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Biography: Nathaniel Brown Linder born September 23, 1822 – photograph

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! NATHANIEL BROWN LINDER BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1822-1908) Talladega County, Alabama…

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Biography: Warren Randolph Bell born September 20, 1839 – photograph

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer (biography continued below) Happy Birthday! WARREN RANDOLPH BELL BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1839-1908)…