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Our Genealogical Helper for Huldah ...

So far, we have found very little information about Huldah. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Huldah to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Huldah, please Contact Us.




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 Huldah (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 Huldah. 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 Huldah ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Huldah.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Huldah, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Huldah.

Cemeteries Near Huldah ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Huldah.

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

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Hood Cemetery [Map]      
  S Brown Cemetery [Map]      
 
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  ESE Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Gibbs Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Painter Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Lamb Cemetery [Map]      
  W Graves Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNE Gunter Cemetery [Map]      
  W Oak Grove Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Blue Ridge Cemetery [Map]      
  N Alldredge Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  N Dickson Cemetery [Map]      
  NW New Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  N Sivley Cemetery [Map]      
 
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Fowler Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Mt. Joy Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Blackwood Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Daileys Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Brooksville Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Bynum Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Harris Cemetery [Map]      
  W Blountsville Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Valley View Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Ellison Cemetery [Map]      
  E Bird Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Holland Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Rock Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Sheppard Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Mt. Hebron Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Oakhill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Zion Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  N Nesmith Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mountain Grove Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Summit Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Chitwood Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Roswell Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Altoona Cemetery [Map]      
  E Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Cornelius Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Concord Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Pine Grove Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Mt. Tabor Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Greens Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Moodys Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Moody Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Mt. Hebron Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE New Clear Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Douglas Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Nixons Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Ebell 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.

Huldah itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

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

Royal   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Huldah
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Huldah
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tappan - Historic   [Map]
 - While Tappan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Huldah
 - Tappan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Huldah
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynnville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Huldah
 - Wynnville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bird - Historic   [Map]
 - While Bird was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Huldah
 - Bird had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snead   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Huldah
 - Snead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highmound   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Huldah
 - Highmound 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 Huldah. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Huldah 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Huldah is historic, it would have been located within present day Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

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

  DirectionDistance
Blount     (The home county for Huldah)
      Clarence   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Craig   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Snead   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Rosa   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Oneonta   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Calhoun
      Cochran Springs   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ohatchee   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Beasley - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Boozer - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bruner - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Chigger Ridge - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cane Creek - Historic   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clark - Historic   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wellington   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Alexandria   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Cherokee
      Leesburg   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Cullman
      Holly Pond   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      White City   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      East Point   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dodge City   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
DeKalb
      Crossville   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Etowah
      Altoona   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Attalla   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Jackson
      Langston   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Jefferson
      Masseyline   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Ayres   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Clay   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Crosston   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Morris   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pinson   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
Limestone
      Swancott   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Madison
      New Hope   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      English Village   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Triana   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Marshall
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Horton   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Arab   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Morgan
      Hulaco   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Springville   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Argo   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Branchville   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Margaret   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Odenville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Turnbough Town   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wattsville   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ragland   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Coal City   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Shelby
      Dunnavant   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Talladega
      Colony   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Windsong Island   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Walker
      Creel   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Empire   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 helpful 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 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 Huldah:

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 Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Huldah ...

While our initial data for Huldah came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Huldah in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Huldah.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Huldah:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
 
The GNIS database contains an entry for Huldah.
      See our Misc Page for Huldah for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>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 Huldah, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Huldah. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Huldah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huldah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0751, Longitude: -86.4686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huldah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Huldah.



 
 
 

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