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Our Genealogical Helper for Frisco Quarters ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Frisco Quarters (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Frisco Quarters. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Frisco Quarters ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 36 newspapers that have been published in the area around Frisco Quarters.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Frisco Quarters, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Frisco Quarters.

Cemeteries Near Frisco Quarters ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Frisco Quarters.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Frisco Quarters covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Copeland Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Old City Cemetery [Map]      
 
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Oak Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Samaria Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Walker Memory Gardens [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW New Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Lollar Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Sardis Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Tubbs Cemetery [Map]      
  E Union Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Boldo Cemetery [Map]      
  N South Lowell Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Cross Roads Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Reid Cemetery [Map]      
 
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Bolden Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE John Porter Family Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Porter Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Lawson Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Morris Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Walker Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Sardis Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Aaron Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Edgil Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  W Easly Cemetery [Map]      
  W Kings Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Providence Cemetery [Map]      
  S Gray Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Leonard Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mt. Cedrum Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Tidwell Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Gaddy Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  W Kings Cemetery [Map]      
  W Boshell Cemetery [Map]      
  W Manasco Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Swindle Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Oakman Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Day Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Scott Cemetery [Map]      
  W Fike & Inman Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Davis Cemetery [Map]      
  S Pleasant Field Cemetery [Map]      
  S Goodsprings Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Old Bennett Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Davis Cemetery [Map]      
  E Burton Cemetery [Map]      
  E Sipsey Cemetery [Map]      
  W Guthrie Cemetery [Map]      


       

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<2>

While we didn't find Frisco Quarters in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Frisco Quarters.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Frisco Quarters, with the one closest to Frisco Quarters listed first.

Jasper   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Frisco Quarters
 - 1895 population of 780 people (with 14,071 people in 2015)
 - Jasper had a post office and railroad service
 
South Lowell   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Frisco Quarters
 - 1895 population of 192 people
 - South Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gamble   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Frisco Quarters
 - Gamble had railroad service and no post office
 
Parrish   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Frisco Quarters
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Cordova   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frisco Quarters
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Edgil   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Frisco Quarters
 - Edgil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saragossa   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Frisco Quarters
 - Saragossa had a post office and railroad service
 
Townley   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Frisco Quarters
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
 
Coal Valley   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Frisco Quarters
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Frisco Quarters. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Frisco Quarters in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Frisco Quarters is located in Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

Below are the counties that are near Frisco Quarters. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Frisco Quarters:

  DirectionDistance
Walker     (The home county for Frisco Quarters)
      Jasper   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Parrish   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Cordova   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Barney   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Townley   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Goodsprings   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Oakman   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
 
Blount
      Red Hill   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Smoke Rise   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Blount Springs   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hayden   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      County Line   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Selfville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Locust Fork   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dale - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Cullman
      Arkadelphia   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Bremen   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Baltimore - Historic   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Colony   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Crane Hill   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dodge City   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Logan   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      West Point   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      White City   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Fayette
      Berry   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bankston   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bazemore   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Glen Allen   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Rossland City   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fayette   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kirkland   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bluff   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Belk   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Jefferson
      Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      West Jefferson   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Corner   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Sayre   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Graysville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Alden   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Adamsville   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cardiff   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Pinkney City   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Brookside   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Daisey City   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Maytown   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Marion
      Rock City   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Brilliant   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gu-Win   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Twin   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Guin   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Tuscaloosa
      Bull City   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Kellerman   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Samantha   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Abernant   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lake View   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lake Front Village   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Brookwood   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tannehill   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Winston
      Falls City   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Arley   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Houston   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Farriss   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lynn   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Addison   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Natural Bridge   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Frisco Quarters, see our County-by-County Page for Frisco Quarters.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Frisco Quarters:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives for Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Walker County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Walker County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

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About Walker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Frisco Quarters. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Frisco Quarters. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Frisco Quarters) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frisco Quarters. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8243, Longitude: -87.2697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Frisco Quarters have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Frisco Quarters, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Frisco Quarters.



 
 
 

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