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BIOGRAPHY: Frederick Forney Foscue (September 11, 1819 – March 3, 1906)

FREDERICK FORNEY FOSCUE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (September 11, 1819 - March 3, 1906) Virginia, Texas, and Coosa, Marengo, Monroe Counties, Alabama (Excerpt from History…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Pioneer Richard Ellis was born February 14, 1781 – in Madison County, Alabama

This biography is also in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) RICHARD ELLIS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1781- 1846) Madison…

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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…