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Skyhaven Estates, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Skyhaven Estates ...

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 Skyhaven Estates (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 Skyhaven Estates. 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 Skyhaven Estates ...

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 Skyhaven Estates.

  • Typical abbreviation for Skyhaven Estates: Skyhaven Ests.

Newspapers Published in Skyhaven Estates ...

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 46 newspapers that have been published in the area around Skyhaven Estates.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Skyhaven Estates, 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 Skyhaven Estates.

Cemeteries Near Skyhaven Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Skyhaven Estates.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Mizell Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Gilland Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Thrasher Cemetery [Map]      
  N Upton Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Jordan Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Sardis Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Old Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Butler Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hillcrest Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Bethsaida Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Red Apple Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Walls Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Armstrong Cemetery [Map]      
  S Webb Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Hibbs Cemetery [Map]      
  E Whitesboro Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SSE Noble Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cox Cemetery [Map]      
  E Leath Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW New Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SE Cave Spring Cemetery [Map]      
  N Beulah Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Corinth Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Old Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Howelton Cemetery [Map]      
  S Carnes Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Memorial Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Ivalee Cemetery [Map]      
  S Red Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Scott Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Blessing Cemetery [Map]      
  W Friendship Cemetery [Map]      
  W Clear Creek Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Morton Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Dillard Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Little Branch Cemetery [Map]      
  E Duck Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Lipscomb Cemetery [Map]      
  N New Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  N Myrtletree Cemetery [Map]      
  NW White Oak Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Bethany Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Hebron Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Robbins Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Brasher Cemetery [Map]      
  S Lee Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Old Albertville Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Belcher Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Belchers Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Forester Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Marvin Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Clark Cemetery [Map]      
  NW High Point Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Oak Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  W New Clear Creek Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Cornelius Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Conn Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Union Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  N Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  N Concord Cemetery [Map]      
  W Douglas 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 Skyhaven Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Skyhaven Estates.

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

Mountainboro   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Mountainboro had a post office and no railroad service
Aurora   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Skyhaven Estates
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
Fenton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Fenton had a post office and no railroad service
Boaz   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Skyhaven Estates
 - 1895 population of 18 people (with 9,688 people in 2015)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
Red Apple - Historic   [Map]
 - While Red Apple was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Red Apple had a post office and no railroad service
Alice   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Alice had a post office and railroad service
Littleton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office
Haworth - Historic   [Map]
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
Pulltight   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Pulltight had railroad service and no post office
Mount Zion - Historic   [Map]
 - While Mount Zion was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
Howelton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Skyhaven Estates
 - Howelton 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 Skyhaven Estates. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Skyhaven Estates 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 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.

Skyhaven Estates is located in Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Etowah County: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall & Saint Clair.

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

Etowah     (The home county for Skyhaven Estates)
      Mountainboro   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
      Sardis City   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Reece City   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Alabama City   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Snead   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Craig   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Summit   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Oneonta   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Rosa   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Straight Mountain   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cochran Springs   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ohatchee   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Chigger Ridge - Historic   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wellington   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Beasley - Historic   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Clark - Historic   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Alexandria   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Germania Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Centre   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Spring Garden   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cedar Springs - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Broomtown   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Kirk's Grove   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      White City   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      East Point   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fyffe   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Langston   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Section   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gray - Historic   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Berrys - Historic   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Ayres   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Clay   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Horton   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Eva   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Ragland   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wattsville   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Springville   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Coal City   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Branchville   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Odenville   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Riverside   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Argo   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Margaret   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Colony   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 - 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 Skyhaven Estates:

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 Etowah 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Etowah County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Etowah 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skyhaven Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1518, Longitude: -86.1497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Skyhaven Estates 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 Skyhaven Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Skyhaven Estates.


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