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Fuller Crossroad, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Fuller Crossroad ...

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 Fuller Crossroad (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 Fuller Crossroad. 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 Fuller Crossroad ...

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 Fuller Crossroad.

  • Typical abbreviation for Fuller Crossroad: Fuller Xrd.

Newspapers Published in Fuller Crossroad ...

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 41 newspapers that have been published in the area around Fuller Crossroad.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Fuller Crossroad, there are papers which were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Fuller Crossroad.

Cemeteries Near Fuller Crossroad ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Fuller Crossroad.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fowler Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NW Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW McCollum Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dinglers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Corinth Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Black Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Delta Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Barfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Cool Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hepsabah Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Bellview Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sweetwater Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Boozer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ragan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Lineville City Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cragford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Jehovah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Gilread Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mannings Chapel 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 Fuller Crossroad in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Fuller Crossroad.

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

Christiana   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fuller Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Christiana had a post office and no railroad service
Dingler   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fuller Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
Ofelia   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Fuller Crossroad
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
Milner   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Fuller Crossroad
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
Delta   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fuller Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
Rockdale   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Fuller Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
Micaville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fuller Crossroad
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
Lineville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fuller Crossroad
 - 1895 population of 234 people (with 2,306 people in 2016)
 - Lineville 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 Fuller Crossroad. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Fuller Crossroad 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 northeast 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 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 east 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.

Fuller Crossroad is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Tallapoosa, Carroll (GA), Heard (GA) & Troup (GA).

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

Randolph     (The home county for Fuller Crossroad)
      Morrison Crossroad   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Wedowee   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Newell   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Woodland   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Almond   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Graham   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Wadley   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Roanoke   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Rock Mills   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Chinnabee - Historic   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      De Armanville   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Choccolocco   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Iron City   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hobson City   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Oxford   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Anniston   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fort McClellan - Historic   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Cobb Town   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Blue Mountain   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Saks   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Abanda   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Penton   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Five Points   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      McCosh Mill - Historic   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Standing Rock   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Evansville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      LaFayette   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Spring Garden   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Delta   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Barfield   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lineville   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Elder   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Cragford   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Ashland   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Mellow Valley   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Motley   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Millerville   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hollins   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Micaville   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Abel   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Arbacoochee   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Heflin   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ranburne   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fruithurst   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Muscadine   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Borden Springs   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Goodwater   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kellyton   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mount Olive   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cobb City   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Clair
      Riverside   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ragland   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cropwell   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Avondale Village   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Glen City   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Pell City   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Munford   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Waldo   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Talladega   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Abihka - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Winterboro   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Windsong Island   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Colony   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sycamore   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Alpine   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mignon   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Daviston   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Goldville   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Frog Eye   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      New Site   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Hackneyville   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Dadeville   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Slaughters - Historic   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Camp Hill   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Carroll (GA)
      Bowdon (GA)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Roopville (GA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bowdon Junction (GA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Haralson (GA)
      Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Budapest (GA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Waco (GA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bremen (GA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Buchanan (GA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Heard (GA)
      Ephesus (GA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Roosterville (GA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Glenn (GA)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Centralhatchee (GA)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Franklin (GA)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Corinth (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Polk (GA)
      Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Troup (GA)
      Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Brays Lakeview (GA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 Fuller Crossroad:

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 Randolph County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk 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 Randolph County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Randolph 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 Fuller Crossroad. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fuller Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3898, Longitude: -85.6152     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fuller Crossroad 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 Fuller Crossroad, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fuller Crossroad.