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Our Genealogical Helper for Casemore ...

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 Casemore (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 Casemore. 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 Casemore ...

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 76 newspapers that have been published in the area around Casemore.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Casemore, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Casemore.

Cemeteries Near Casemore ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Casemore.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NW Casemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Micken Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Eaton Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Washington Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Willis - Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pickens Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pickens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Allenville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Alex Chapel Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW John the Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hunter Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W New Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tunstall Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Curry Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Jenkins Place Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Crooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  W Old Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E McCreary Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Newbern Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Arington Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Birdine Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Longer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Memorial Garden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Memorial Garden   [Map]     
  NNW Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Greer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fowler Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hatch Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Terrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Greensboro Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE May Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Creehill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Gilfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Blanks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cottrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Morrissette Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Washington Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hill Place Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stokes Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Boston Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hatche Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Taylor 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.<3>

While we didn't find Casemore in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Casemore.

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

Cedarville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Casemore
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
Arcola   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Casemore
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
Whitsitt   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Casemore
 - Whitsitt had a post office and no railroad service
Gallion   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Casemore
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
Laneville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Casemore
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
Sunshine   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Casemore
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
Newbern   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Casemore
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 175 people in 2017)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
Faunsdale   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Casemore
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 93 people in 2017)
 - Faunsdale 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 Casemore. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Casemore 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.

Casemore is located in Hale County.

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

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

Hale     (The home county for Casemore)
      Prairieville   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Arcola   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Gallion   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Newbern   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Greensboro   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sawyerville   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Akron   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Oak Village   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Phipps - Historic   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Moundville   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Egypt - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Brent   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      East Town   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cedahoma - Historic   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pelham   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pennington   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Choctaw City   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Jachin   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Browns   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Marion Junction   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Safford   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Valley Grande   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cahaba - Historic   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Selma   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Forkland   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Eutaw   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Boligee   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Lizzieville   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Union   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      West Greene   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Faunsdale   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Demopolis   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Dayton   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Providence   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Pin Hook   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Crenshaw - Historic   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Linden   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Thomaston   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Blue Lock - Historic   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Griffins - Historic   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Beckleys - Historic   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Myrtlewood   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Half Acre   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      The Village   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Freetown   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Marion   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sprott   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Oakmulgee   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Moore Town   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Arrington   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Epes   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bellamy   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Livingston   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Gainesville   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Derby   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Intercourse   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bethel - Historic   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      York   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ward   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sledge - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Emelle   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Ralph   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Foster's   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Duncanville   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pearson   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Alberta   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Catherine   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Millers Ferry   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Arlington   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Anne Manie   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Kimbrough   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

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 Casemore:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Casemore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5804, Longitude: -87.6839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Casemore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>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 Casemore, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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