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Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA - Cathedral of St. Paul
2120 3rd Ave. N, Birmingham, ALABAMA 35203
Established 1872
Source: Google maps
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Cathedral of St. Paul
2120 3rd Ave. N, Birmingham, ALABAMA 35203
Established 1872
Source: Google maps
Birmingham, Alabama, USA - Church of Advent, Birmingham, Ala.
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Church of Advent, Birmingham, Ala.

"1871: A small group of planters, investors, and railroad men organize the Elyton Land Company to buy 4,150... Read MORE...
Birmingham, Alabama, USA - A section of the skyline
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

A section of the skyline
Birmingham, Alabama, USA - Norwood Street Scene, Birmingham, Ala.
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Norwood Street Scene, Birmingham, Ala.

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1871 - Birmingham, Alabama founded

www.wikipedia.org
1872 - Cathedral of St. Paul established in Birmingham

www.gcatholic.org
News  1891 - Mangled to Death.
BIRMINGHAM, Oct. 29. - At the State Fair grounds today S. E. Gambee jumped from a dummy before it...Read MORE...

News  1900 - BIG LOSS. Fire in Alabama Does Damage to the Extent of Many Thousands.
Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 23. - An explosion of a gasoline stove in the basement of the Metropolitan...Read MORE...

News  1900 - FALLING BUILDING KILLS TWO. Eleven Others Injured, Two Mortally, in an Accident at Birmingham, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala., April 28. - By the collapse of the framework of the main building of the Dimmick...Read MORE...

News  1902 - OVER ONE HUNDRED LIVES LOST IN CHURCH DISASTER
The negro population of Birmingham, Ala., is in mourning, and a gloom has been cast over the entire ...Read MORE...

News  1908 - EIGHT CARS GO INTO RIVER. Bridge Over Cahaba River Knocked Down But No Lives Lost.
Birmingham, May 19. - (Special.) - The steel bridge over Cahaba River, about fifteen miles east of...Read MORE...

1916
Birmingham, a city, capital of Jefferson co., Ala., on the Central R. of Georgia, the Kansas City,...Read MORE...

News  1925 - 48 DEAD TAKEN FROM SHAFT OF ALABAMA MINE. FIVE ADDITIONAL BODIES BELIEVED IN OVERTON PLANT NO. 2 FOLLOWING EXPLOSION. MULE'S TAIL SAVES NEGRO. WORKER BLINDED BY FLASH GRABS APPENDAGE AND IS DRAGGED TO OPEN.
Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 11. - Twenty-six bodies were brought up from the recesses of the Overton...Read MORE...

1930s Birmingham


Birmingham, Alabama industrial city beautiful film from the 1930s...Read MORE...

January 30, 1936 - Birmingham, AL, established a single storm record and 24 hour record with 11 inches of snow. (29th-30th)

The Weather Channel
News  1948 - May 1 - Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham Alabama for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"

www.historyorb.com/ countries/ usa/ alabama/ birmingham
May 1, 1948

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Campbell
flag  Neva CAMPBELL (11 August 1890, Birmingham, Alabama, USA - 1984, La Mirada, California, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Stephenson
 flag  Alice Amanda STEPHENSON (6 October 1860, , Georgia, USA - 22 May 1923, Birmingham, Alabama, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1835
Joseph A MCCLURE (16 July 1810 - 2 November 1855) & Patience Elizabeth MCCLAIN (5 February 1820 - 2 March 1896)
married 29 October 1835
 

Cemeteries in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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