Many, but not all of our Alabama ancestors were native English speakers from Virginia, Georgia or the Carolinas. Two of the six flags that flew over Alabama before it became a state were French and Spanish.
Mass immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries brought millions to this country and thousands of immigrants came to Alabama.
If you need an English translation of your family’s old country documents, Yahoo’s Babel Fish translator is one to try.
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