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Our Genealogical Helper for Little New York ...

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 Little New York (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 Little New York. 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 Little New York ...

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 31 newspapers that have been published in the area around Little New York.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Little New York, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Little New York.

Cemeteries Near Little New York ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Little New York.

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 Little New York covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW King Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
 
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE Martling Cemetery [Map]      
  E Rooks Cemetery [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Alder Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Asbury Cemetery [Map]      
  N Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  N Haney Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Eason Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Smith Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Kennamer Cemetery [Map]      
  W Taylor Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Rehobeth Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Bethlehem Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Chandler Cemetery [Map]      
  SE New Canaan Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Kirby Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Henry Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Henryville Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Roden Cemetery [Map]      
 
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Guntersville City Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  S Union Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Concord Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Piney Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Center Point Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Woosley Cemetery [Map]      
  N Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  N Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  NW McDonald Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Crestview Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Little Branch Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Dalrymple Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Rainey Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Troup Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Troup Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Mt. High Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Free Home Church Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Little Branch Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Old Albertville Cemetery [Map]      
  S Memorial Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Myrtletree Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE New Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Clark Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Old Union Cemetery [Map]      
  E Mt. Pleasant Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Kirby Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Thomason Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE McFarland Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE McFarlane Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Willis Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Abel Cemetery [Map]      
  W Street Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Happy Home Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  S Beulah Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Blessing Cemetery [Map]      
  E McKendree Cemetery [Map]      
  N Dunn Cemetery [Map]      
  N Preston Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Cochrane Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Panquin Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Honeycomb Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Cooley Cemetery [Map]      
  W Street Cemetery [Map]      
  W Lowry Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  W Warrenton Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Bennett Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Cox Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW White Oak Cemetery [Map]      
  S Old Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Marvin Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Lowrey Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Evergreen Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Vaught Cemetery [Map]      
  N McCamy Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Kirkland Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Carmel 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 Little New York in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Little New York.

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

Martling   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Little New York
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Little New York
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Little New York
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peters - Historic   [Map]
 - While Peters was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little New York
 - Peters had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jink - Historic   [Map]
 - While Jink was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Little New York
 - Jink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville - Historic   [Map]
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Little New York
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid - Historic   [Map]
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Little New York
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Little New York
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
North - Historic   [Map]
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Little New York
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogers   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little New York
 - Rogers 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 Little New York. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Little New York 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.

Little New York is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

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

  DirectionDistance
Marshall     (The home county for Little New York)
      Guntersville   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Grant   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
 
Blount
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Summit   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Rosa   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Oneonta   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Calhoun
      Oak Level   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cochran Springs   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Cherokee
      Sand Rock   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Centre   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Broomtown   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cedar Springs - Historic   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Cullman
      Joppa   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      East Point   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      White City   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
DeKalb
      Grove Oak   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Fyffe   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Shiloh   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Powell   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
Etowah
      Sardis City   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Reece City   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Black Creek Falls - Historic   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Jackson
      Langston   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Section   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Berrys - Historic   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Gray - Historic   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Limestone
      Swancott   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Madison
      New Hope   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Brownsboro   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ryland   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Triana   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Morgan
      Morgan City   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Eva   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Chattooga (GA)
      Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Menlo (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 Little New York:

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 Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison 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    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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' distance that starts in Little New York. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little New York) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little New York. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3879, Longitude: -86.1858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little New York 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 Little New York, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Little New York.



 
 
 

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