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Our Genealogical Helper for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp ...

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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp (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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp. 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.

Name Variations for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp.

  • While the name of this community is Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp, be aware that it's the common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp may originally have been Peavey's Landing Boat Ramp.
  • Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp might be written as Peavey Landing Boat Ramp.

Newspapers Published in Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp ...

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 9 newspapers that have been published in the area around Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp, there are papers which were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp.

Cemeteries Near Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp.

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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Faith Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Blount Cemetery [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Midway Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Williams Cemetery [Map]      
  NE St. Pauls Cemetery [Map]      
  NW New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Mt. Nebo Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE St. Stephens Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE St. Stephens Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Crawford Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Old St. Stephens Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Frankville Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Mt. Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Grenade Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  NNE Overstreet Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Three Forks Cemetery [Map]      
  W Wesley Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S Stoker Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Jordan Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NE Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Friendship Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Spring Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Leroy Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Stave Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW McDowell Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Griffin Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Thornton Cemetery [Map]      
  W Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Pine Level Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Clearwater Cemetery [Map]      
  N Coffeeville Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Pine Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Peniel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE James Cemetery [Map]      
  N Kiels Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Chalk Hill 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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp, with the one closest to Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp listed first.

Salitpa   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winn   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service

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

Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile, Greene (MS) & Wayne (MS).

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

  DirectionDistance
Washington     (The home county for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp)
      Frankville   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Saint Stephen's   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Bigbee   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Leroy   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Bassetts Creek   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hobson   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Wagarville   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Chatom   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Barlow   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Millry   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Sunflower   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Tibbie   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Baldwin
      Little River   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Tensaw   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Choctaw
      Bladon Springs   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Cullomburg   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bolinger   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Silas   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Aquilla   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gilbertown   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Toxey   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Needham   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Melvin   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Butler   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lisman   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Clarke
      Salitpa   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Stave Creek   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Coffeeville   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Fakit Chipunta - Historic   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Jackson   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Walker Springs   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Grove Hill   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rockville   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Alma   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Whatley   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Campbell   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Carlton   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Marengo
      Putnam   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Nanafalia   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dixon's Mills   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Barrons - Historic   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sweet Water   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ellison - Historic   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Vineland   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Mobile
      Calvert   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Citronelle   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Movico   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Monroe
      Finchburg - Historic   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Perdue Hill   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Scratch Ankle   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Uriah   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Franklin   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Wilcox
      Lower Peach Tree   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pine Hill   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Clarke (MS)
      Junction City (MS)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Shubuta (MS)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Greene (MS)
      State Line (MS)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Carson City (MS)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Wayne (MS)
      Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clara (MS)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 - you should note 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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp:

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 Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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 beginning in Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6060, Longitude: -88.0817     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp 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 Peaveys Landing Boat Ramp, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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