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Trade, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Trade ...

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 Trade (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 Trade. 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 Trade ...

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 48 newspapers that have been published in the area around Trade.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Trade, there are papers which were published within 21 miles [33.8 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Trade.

Cemeteries Near Trade ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Trade.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Livingston Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Mt. Hope Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW New Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  S Bethany Cemetery [Map]      
  E Sulphur Springs Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Delma Baird Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Persimmon Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Calvert Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pine Ridge Cemetery [Map]      
  N Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Bates Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Old Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Wilson Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Ryans Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Johnson Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hamner Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  E Brushy Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hefner Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Logan Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Shady Grove Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Taylor - Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Omega Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Kennedy Cemetery [Map]      
  N Nesmith Cemetery [Map]      
  N Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Blooming Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Tingle Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Cold Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Addington Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Kinneys Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Bowmans Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Chances Cross Roads Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hadder Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Eagle Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Trussell Cemetery [Map]      
  W Meek Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  W Meek Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mt. Pleasant Cemetery [Map]      
  W Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  W Arley Cemetery [Map]      
  W Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  W John Brown Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S McKinley Chapel Methodist Cemetery [Map]      
  SE McDonald Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Dorsey Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Sharon Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Shedd Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Emeus Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hillcrest Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Wilkins Cemetery [Map]      
  E Valley Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Hartwic Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Shady Grove Church Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mt. Joy Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Addison Church of God Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Pilgrims Rest Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Jones Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Suddeth Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Old Houston Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Houston Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Houston Union Church Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Houston Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Littles Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Burdick Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Pleasant Hill #1 Community Church Cemetery [Map]      
  W Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  W Bethlehem Cemetery [Map]      
  W Gaddy 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 Trade in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Trade.

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

Crane Hill   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trade
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Ardell   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Trade
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
Logan   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trade
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
Nesmith   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Trade
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
Marylee   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Trade
 - Marylee had a post office and no railroad service
Bremen   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trade
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
Trimble   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trade
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
Powellville   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Trade
 - Powellville 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 Trade. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Trade 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 doctors and 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.

Trade is located in Cullman County.

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

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

Cullman     (The home county for Trade)
      Crane Hill   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Logan   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Bremen   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Dodge City   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Arkadelphia   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Colony   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      West Point   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Baltimore - Historic   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Red Hill   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Blount Springs   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Smoke Rise   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hayden   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      County Line   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Locust Fork   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Selfville   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bazemore   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Glen Allen   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Berry   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Corner   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Sayre   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Morris   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      West Jefferson   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Graysville   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Alden   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wren   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brilliant   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Arab   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Danville   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Creel   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Empire   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Cordova   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Dora   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Nauvoo   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Arley   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Addison   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Houston   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lynn   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Farriss   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Natural Bridge   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]

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

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 - 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 Trade:

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 Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Marion 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trade. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0662, Longitude: -87.0906     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trade 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 Trade, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trade.


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