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Pinetucky, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Pinetucky ...

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 Pinetucky (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 Pinetucky. 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 Pinetucky ...

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 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pinetucky.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pinetucky, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pinetucky.

Cemeteries Near Pinetucky ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pinetucky.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Hepzibah Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Barnett Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Legal Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Gilead Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Bethlehem #2 Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Harris Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Smith Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SE Medline Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Bethlehem #1 Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Lovelady Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Conwill Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Griffin Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Williams Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Iveys Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Swann Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Farrer Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Osburn Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  W Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Ivey Cemetery [Map]      
  SW White Cemetery [Map]      
  S Pisgah Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Mt. Gilead Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSE Fellowship Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Valley Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Tabernacle Cemetery [Map]      
  W Paynes Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Daniel Cemetery [Map]      
  S Fuller Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Crossroad Cemetery [Map]      
  SE New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Harris Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Griffin Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Barron - Wells Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Waters Cemetery [Map]      
  S Shiloh Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Oak Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Spring Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Stanton Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Rehobeth 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Pinetucky had a population of 35 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

Bethlehem   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinetucky
 - Bethlehem had a post office and no railroad service
Oakmulgee   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pinetucky
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Oakmulgee had a post office and no railroad service
Adler   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Pinetucky
 - Adler had a post office and no railroad service
Theo   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinetucky
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Theo had a post office and no railroad service
Abercrombie   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinetucky
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Abercrombie had a post office and no railroad service
Sprott   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinetucky
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
Levert   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Pinetucky
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
Perryville   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Pinetucky
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville 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 Pinetucky. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pinetucky 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.

Pinetucky is located in Perry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Perry County: Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Hale & Marengo.

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

Perry     (The home county for Pinetucky)
      Sprott   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Marion   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      The Village   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Jones   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Billingsley   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      White City   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Gibbons - Historic   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Autaugaville   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Booth   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Marbury   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pine Level   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lawley   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      East Town   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Brent   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Centreville   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Pratt Ferry - Historic   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Brierfield   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Egypt - Historic   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fikestown - Historic   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Blocton - Historic   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bucktown - Historic   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Corinne - Historic   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Stanton   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Maplesville   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Jemison   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Thorsby   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Clanton   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Verbena   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mountain Creek   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Aucheucaula - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Plantersville   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Valley Grande   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Selma   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Marion Junction   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Browns   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Cahaba - Historic   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Tyler   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Sardis   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Safford   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Newbern   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greensboro   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Moundville   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sawyerville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Prairieville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Akron   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gallion   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oak Village   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Kimbrell   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Greenwood   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      McCalla   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Benton   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      White Hall   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Faunsdale   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wilton   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Montevallo   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sawmill Town   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Calera   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Brantleyville   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Maylene   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Saginaw   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Siluria   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Alabaster   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Shelby   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Helena   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Merrell Beach   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Vance   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Duncanville   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Coaling   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Tannehill   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lake View   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Brookwood   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cottondale   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Abernant   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Peterson   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Alberta City   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sahama Village   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Holt   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 websites either 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 Pinetucky:

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 Perry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Perry County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Perry 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 Pinetucky ...

While our initial data for Pinetucky came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Pinetucky 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 Pinetucky.

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 Pinetucky:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
The GNIS database contains an entry for Pinetucky.
      See our Misc Page for Pinetucky for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinetucky. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7599, Longitude: -87.0842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pinetucky 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 Pinetucky, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pinetucky.


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