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Our Genealogical Helper for Frog Eye ...

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 Frog Eye (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 Frog Eye. 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 Frog Eye ...

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 Frog Eye.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Frog Eye, there are papers which were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Frog Eye.

Cemeteries Near Frog Eye ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Frog Eye.

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 Frog Eye covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Bibby Family Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Darian Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mountain Springs Cemetery [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  ESE Sims Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Shiloh Cemetery [Map]      
  E Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Bailey Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Daviston Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Daviston Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Germany Family Cemetery [Map]      
  S Sanders Cemetery [Map]      
  N Beulah Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  ENE Hopewell Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Abanda Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Milam Cemetery [Map]      
 
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Buttston Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Milltown Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW County Line Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Union Cemetery [Map]      
  N Wadley Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S County Line Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Blanton Cemetery [Map]      
  E Chappell Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Old Vickers Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Punkin Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Dudleyville Cemetery [Map]      
  S Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  S New Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  S Old Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  S Waites Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Wilson Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Hill - Thompson Cemetery [Map]      
  E Tatum Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Concord Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Mt. Gilead Cemetery [Map]      
  N Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Bethany Cemetery [Map]      
  W Hutchinson Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SE Poplar Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Sandy Ridge Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Old Rock Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pine Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  N Fisher Cemetery [Map]      
  W Bethlehem Cemetery [Map]      
  W Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  W Old Salem 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 Frog Eye in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Frog Eye.

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

Denver   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frog Eye
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Frog Eye
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Frog Eye
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Truett   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Frog Eye
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Frog Eye
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buttston   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Frog Eye
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Frog Eye
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Frog Eye
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Frog Eye
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Frog Eye
 - Marcoot 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 Frog Eye. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Frog Eye 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Frog Eye is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

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

  DirectionDistance
Tallapoosa     (The home county for Frog Eye)
      Daviston   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      New Site   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Goldville   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Camp Hill   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dadeville   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hackneyville   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Agricola   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Our Town   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Reeltown   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Chambers
      Abanda   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Penton   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Five Points   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      LaFayette   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Standing Rock   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Evansville   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      McCosh Mill - Historic   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cusseta   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Huguley   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lanett   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Plant City   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Eady City   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Clay
      Motley   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Mellow Valley   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Cragford   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ashland   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lineville   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Millerville   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Barfield   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Delta   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Elder   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hollins   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Cleburne
      Micaville   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Abel   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Arbacoochee   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ranburne   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Coosa
      Kellyton   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Goodwater   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Ray   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Mount Olive   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hissop   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Equality   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Rockford   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stewartville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Elmore
      Kent   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Tallassee   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Hale
      Erie - Historic   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Lee
      Waverly   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      The Bottle   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Opelika   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Loachapoka   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ridgewood Village   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beauregard   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Salem   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Macon
      Liberty City   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Notasulga   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Randolph
      Wadley   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Almond   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Roanoke   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Rock Mills   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Wedowee   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Woodland   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Morrison Crossroad   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Newell   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Graham   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Talladega
      Waldo   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Abihka - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sycamore   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mignon   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sylacauga   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Munford   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Talladega   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Winterboro   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Carroll (GA)
      Roopville (GA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bowdon (GA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Harris (GA)
      Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Heard (GA)
      Glenn (GA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ephesus (GA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Franklin (GA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Roosterville (GA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Centralhatchee (GA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Corinth (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Troup (GA)
      Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      West Point (GA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Asta Village (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Brays Lakeview (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hogansville (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Frog Eye:

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 Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa 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
 
Also see ...
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Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tallapoosa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Frog Eye. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Frog Eye) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Frog Eye. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Frog Eye

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frog Eye. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0328, Longitude: -85.5942     [Map].

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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 Frog Eye, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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