Tag: WILCOX COUNTY

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Amazing photos of Franklin King Beck home in Wilcox County, Alabama built ca. 1832

Photographs of the historic Franklin King Beck home in 1936, 1937 and today Alex Bush, Photographer, January 7, 1937 FRONT (SOUTH) - Franklin King…

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Vintage 1939 photographs of the progress in education and schools at Gee’s Bend, Wilcox County, Alabama

During 1937, the  Federal Resettlement agency (a part of Roosevelt's New Deal program) purchased the old Pettway plantation and two adjacent farms in the…

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BIOGRAPHY: Thomas Bivin Creagh, (1788- Feb. 1842)

THOMAS BIVIN CREAGH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1788-Feb. 1842) Ireland, Virginia, Wilcox County, Alabama (Copyrighted excerpt from The Grand Masters of Free & Accepted Masons of…

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Gee’s Bend was a part of Federal Government’s Resettlement Program in 1935 and a part of Roosevelts New Deal plan

GEE'S BEND, (BOYKIN), WILCOX COUNTY, ALABAMA Gee's Bend was originally named for Joseph Gee, an early large land owner from Halifax County, North Carolina…

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Gee’s Bend, Wilcox County, originally part of the abandoned Pettway Plantation, was isolated in 1937

Gee's Bend in Wilcox County, Alabama was originally a Plantation.  "The plantation was started by Joseph Gee and passed to his nephews Sterling and Charles…

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Gee’s Bend in Wilcox County, Alabama at the start of the Federal Government Resettlement Program in 1939

In 1937, the United States Government Resettlement Program purchased the old Pettway plantation and two adjacent farms in Wilcox County, Alabama and divided the land, then…