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Stringfield Ferry, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Stringfield Ferry ...

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 Stringfield Ferry (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 Stringfield Ferry. 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 Stringfield Ferry ...

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 83 newspapers that have been published in the area around Stringfield Ferry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Stringfield Ferry, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Stringfield Ferry.

Cemeteries Near Stringfield Ferry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Stringfield Ferry.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  N Collier Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Kolb Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Meyer Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Troup Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Center Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Reed Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Breeding Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Winton Cemetery [Map]      
  E Ballinger Cemetery [Map]      
  NE New Triana Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Triana Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Batts - Ward Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SE Breeding Cemetery [Map]      
  NW New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Wright Cemetery [Map]      
  S Houston Cemetery [Map]      
  S Leemon Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Grantland Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Lyle Cemetery [Map]      
  E Draper Cemetery [Map]      
  E Draper Cemetery [Map]      
  E Draper Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Groves Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Blackwell - Collier Cemetery [Map]      
  N Barclay - Teney Cemetery [Map]      
  N Rowe Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Ashford Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hunley Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Somerville Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Campbell Cemetery [Map]      
  S Nelson Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Valhermoso Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Chunns Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Valermosos Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Arnett Cemetery [Map]      
  N New Haven Cemetery [Map]      
  W Collier Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  S Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
  N Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Kyle Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Collins Cemetery [Map]      
  E Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Lynch Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Penland - Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Simpson Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Clark Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Simpson Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Powhatan - Toney Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Gowan Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Ragland Cemetery [Map]      
  N Wiggins Cemetery [Map]      
  N Holding Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Thatch Cemetery [Map]      
  W Ratliff Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Sand Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Price Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Shoal Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Slayton Cemetery [Map]      
  SW New Center Cemetery [Map]      
  SW New Center Cemetery [Map]      
  S Shiloh Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Redoak Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Edmonson Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Wilson Cemetery [Map]      
  E Woodward Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Tate Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Dickson Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Horton - Joiner Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Lanier Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Lanier Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Jamar Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Peebles Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Zeitler Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Thach Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Withers Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Burning Tree Memorial Gardens [Map]      
  WSW Rountree Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Walnut Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Waugh Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Brindley Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Gum Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Garner Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Garner Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Peete Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Thomas Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Joiner Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Timmons Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Jordan Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Hancock Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Inman Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Woodsides Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Center Star Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Bishop Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Bethlehem Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Mt. Tabor Cemetery [Map]      
  SE West Point Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Ragland Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE St.s Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Lipscomb Cemetery [Map]      
  E Laceys Spring Cemetery [Map]      
  E Hough Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Burton Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hundley Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Jordan Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Fennil Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Lipscomb Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Green Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Faith Memorial Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Quarter Lot Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Bibb Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Gamble Cemetery [Map]      
  N Palmer Cemetery [Map]      
  W Crow Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Reeves Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Pines Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE New Canaan Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Union Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Lacey Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Lacey Cemetery [Map]      
  N Washington Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Jordan - Lanier Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Farley Cemetery [Map]      
  N Camper Cemetery [Map]      
  N Madison Cemetery [Map]      
  N Royal Cemetery [Map]      
  N Bibb Cemetery [Map]      
  N Bailey Cemetery [Map]      
  N Whitworth 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 Stringfield Ferry in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Stringfield Ferry.

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

Triana   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stringfield Ferry
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 525 people in 2015)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
Swancott   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stringfield Ferry
 - Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
Talucah   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Stringfield Ferry
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
Somerville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stringfield Ferry
 - 1895 population of 264 people (with 716 people in 2015)
 - Somerville had a post office and no railroad service
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stringfield Ferry
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Woodland Mills   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stringfield Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills had a post office and no railroad service
Priceville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stringfield Ferry
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 3,179 people in 2015)
 - Priceville had a post office and no railroad service
Stringer   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Stringfield Ferry
 - Stringer 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 Stringfield Ferry. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Stringfield Ferry 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 doctors and 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.

Stringfield Ferry is located in Morgan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Morgan County: Cullman, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall & Winston.

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

Morgan     (The home county for Stringfield Ferry)
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
      Somerville   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Summit   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      West Point   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      East Point   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Logan   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Langston   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony - Historic   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Wren   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Athens   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Caro   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Triana   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Madison   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Normal   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Arab   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Grant   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Addison   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Houston   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 - 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 Stringfield Ferry:

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 Morgan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stringfield Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5518, Longitude: -86.7639     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stringfield Ferry 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 Stringfield Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stringfield Ferry.


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