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John Adolphus Alexander (14 Feb. 1849-16 Feb. 1878)

John A. Alexander was the son of Josiah Alexander (1813-1892), a North Carolinian, and his first wife, Angeline Anthonet Burford (1830-1854). Josiah was one of the earliest settlers in what is now Perry County, Alabama. On 1 Sep. 1861—at the … Continue reading

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Nicholas Davis Richardson (Nov. 30, 1832-Jan. 3, 1895)

Nicholas D. Richardson (“Nick”) was the son of William Richardson (1797-1866), a prominent lawyer and, at one point, attorney general of Alabama. His mother was Richardson’s wife, Ann Davis (1810-1861), from Hanover County, Virginia. He was born in Athens, Alabama, … Continue reading

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George Miles Arnold (27 Aug. 1851-25 Jan. 1890)

George M. Arnold was the son of George Anson Arnold of Troy, NY, and his wife, Mary Antoinette Filkins. The couple moved to Mobile, AL where G. A. Arnold ran a wholesale business. Their son was born on a visit … Continue reading

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Gazzam Family of Alabama

George Gano Gazzam (22 Oct. 1831-1 Sep. 1864) and William Parker Gazzam (29 Apr. 1839-25 Feb. 1910) were sons of Charles Wood Gazzam (1798-1882) of Mobile, Alabama, and his wife, Clementina Lea (d. 1886). Charles W. Gazzam was the founder … Continue reading

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George Graham Armistead (11 Nov. 1809-11 Oct. 1866)

George G. Armistead was the son of Robert Armistead of “The Cottage” in Loudoun County, VA, and his second wife, Fanny (Hislop) Dalrymple (b. 1763). George attended the University of Virginia in session 4 (1827-1828). On 7 Nov. 1831, George … Continue reading

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