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Biography: Lemuel James Alston born 1760

LEMUEL JAMES ALSTON BIOGRAPAHY and GENEALOGY (1760-1836) Washington County, Alabama Lemuel James Alston, Alabama pioneer and Revolutionary War soldier, was born in 1760, in…

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Did you know that General Sam Houston, the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, married an Alabama native?

General Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing…

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Remarkable 1876 letter from Texas to Alabama mentions how former resident Walker K. Baylor died in Texas in 1845

Letter from Tyler, Texas March 2, 1876 printed in the Birmingham Iron Age March 23, 1876 -from Thomas Smith to Frank Grace. This is…