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Duggar Farms, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Duggar Farms ...

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 Duggar Farms (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 Duggar Farms. 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 Duggar Farms ...

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 68 newspapers that have been published in the area around Duggar Farms.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Duggar Farms, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Duggar Farms.

Cemeteries Near Duggar Farms ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Duggar Farms.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Pine Knot Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cherry Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Elam Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Memorial Park   [Map]     
  ENE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Westwood Drive Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Loachapoka Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cobb Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Green Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Daniel - Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ridge Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW McCrary Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Whatley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Chamlee Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Farmville Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Notasulga City Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Garden Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Little Texas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Darlington Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pierce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rosemere Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rowells Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  S Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ross Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gold Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  


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 Duggar Farms in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Duggar Farms.

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

Auburn   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 63,118 people in 2016)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
Loachapoka   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 199 people in 2016)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
Alliance   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Duggar Farms
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
Notasulga   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 850 people in 2016)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
Opelika   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,869 people in 2016)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
Gold Hill   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Gold Hill had a post office and railroad service
Waverly   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2016)
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
Society Hill   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Duggar Farms
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Chewacla   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Duggar Farms
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
Roxana   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Duggar Farms
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
Chehaw   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Duggar Farms
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Duggar Farms. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Duggar Farms 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 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.

Duggar Farms is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa, Harris (GA) & Muscogee (GA).

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

Lee     (The home county for Duggar Farms)
      Ridgewood Village   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Auburn   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Loachapoka   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      The Bottle   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Beauregard   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Opelika   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Waverly   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Marvyn   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Salem   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Prince Crossroads   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Smith's Station   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Smiths   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Spring Hill   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Comer   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Union Springs   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fitzpatrick   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Three Notch   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Midway   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Inverness   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cusseta   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      LaFayette   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Huguley   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Valley   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Eady City   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lanett   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Plant City   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Penton   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Five Points   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Abanda   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Evansville   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Standing Rock   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Motley   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Equality   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ray   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kellyton   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tallassee   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Kent   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Claud   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fusihatchi - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Blue Ridge   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wetumpka   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Erie - Historic   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Notasulga   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Liberty City   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Tuskegee   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Franklin   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Armstrong   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Calebee   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Fort Davis   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hardaway   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Shorter   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Waugh   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mount Meigs   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pike Road   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wadley   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Almond   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Roanoke   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Crawford   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hurtsboro   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Hatchechubbee   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Ladonia   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Seale   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Phenix City   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Fontaine Village   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fort Mitchell   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pittsview   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Holy Trinity   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cottonton   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Reeltown   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Camp Hill   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Agricola   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Tallapoosa City   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Slaughters - Historic   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      East Tallassee   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Dadeville   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Our Town   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Frog Eye   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chattahoochee (GA)
      Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Harris (GA)
      Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cataula (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hamilton (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Muscogee (GA)
      Bibb City (GA)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      City Village (GA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Columbus (GA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fortson (GA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Baker Village (GA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Troup (GA)
      West Point (GA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 it should be mentioned 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 Duggar Farms:

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 Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee 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 ...

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duggar Farms. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5682, Longitude: -85.5319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Duggar Farms 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: findagrave.com.

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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 Duggar Farms, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Duggar Farms.