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Our Genealogical Helper for Lennon Hill ...

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 Lennon Hill (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 Lennon Hill. 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 Lennon Hill ...

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 15 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lennon Hill.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Lennon Hill, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Lennon Hill.

Cemeteries Near Lennon Hill ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lennon Hill.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Cal Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davenport Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Childers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Midway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Perkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cal Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Troupe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Shaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Madding Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Truitt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSE Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Yates Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW King Cemetery   [Map]     
  S String Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ashford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Leigh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Preuit Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW King Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Douglass Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ashford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pippen Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ingram Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Bain Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Conner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bynum Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sykes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Haraway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Belew Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barkley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Peden Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Gargis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Blackground Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Terry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Owens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Graham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Garth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sykes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sykes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harden Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Andrew Garth Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hampton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Watkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Glendale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mayers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Rand Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Roden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Swoope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Peck Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Warmack Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Civitan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Crow Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Aycock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Beavers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jetton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Terry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Dossey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pointer Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Early Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Wallace Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McCartney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rice Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cole 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 Lennon Hill in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Lennon Hill.

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

Town Creek   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Lennon Hill
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,051 people in 2017)
 - Town Creek had a post office and railroad service
Courtland   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lennon Hill
 - 1895 population of 579 people (with 590 people in 2017)
 - Courtland had a post office and railroad service
Leighton   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lennon Hill
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
Bingham   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lennon Hill
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
Edmond   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lennon Hill
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
Beach Grove   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lennon Hill
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lennon Hill
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,230 people in 2017)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
Spring Valley   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lennon Hill
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley 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 Lennon Hill. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Lennon Hill 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Lennon Hill is located in Lawrence County.

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

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

Lawrence     (The home county for Lennon Hill)
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Avoca - Historic   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Mehama - Historic   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Spring Valley   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Muscle Shoals   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Wilson Dam   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Furnace Hill - Historic   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Sheffield   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Tuscumbia   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Gatesville - Historic   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Russellville   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Churntown   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Spruce Pine   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belgreen   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Slickrock Ford - Historic   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Burntout   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hodges   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Killen   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bainbridge - Historic   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Comer   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Atlas - Historic   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Lester   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Athens   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Madison   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Triana   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Toney   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hackleburg   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Danville   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pebble   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Prebble - Historic   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ashridge   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Addison   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Giles (TN)
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Weakley (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wales (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Iron City (TN)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Flatwoods (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Park Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ethridge (TN)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wayne (TN)
      Corning (TN) - Historic   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Collinwood (TN)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lutts (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 - 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 Lennon Hill:

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 Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Of Special Interest ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lennon Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7395, Longitude: -87.4161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lennon Hill 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 Lennon Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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