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Lindsay Lane, Alabama

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Our Genealogy Helper for Lindsay Lane ...

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 Lindsay Lane (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Lindsay Lane. 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.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Lindsay Lane is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

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

Marshall     (The home county for Lindsay Lane)
  Mill Village   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Gregory   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
  Wyeth City   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Rabbit Town   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Guntersville   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Albertville   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Scant City   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Horton   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Bowen - Historic   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Big Spring - Historic   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Askea Grove   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Fowler - Historic   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Summit   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Snead   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Brooksville   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Craig   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Susan Moore   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Clarence   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Fridays Crossing   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Bird - Historic   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Blountsville   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Hoods Crossroads   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Taits Gap   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Oak Level   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Cochran Springs   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Ohatchee   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Adelia - Historic   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Sand Rock   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Leesburg   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Centre   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Taft   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Joppa   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Baileyton   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Holly Pond   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  East Point   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  White City   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hanceville   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Garden City   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Cullman   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  South Vinemont   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Vinemont   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Good Hope   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Grove Oak   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Chigger Hill   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Crossville   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Geraldine   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Lakeview   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Cotnam   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Dawson   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Floy - Historic   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Clyde - Historic   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Fyffe   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Collinsville   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Shiloh   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Greer - Historic   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Sardis City   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Mountainboro   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Whitesboro   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Walnut Grove   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Egypt   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Altoona   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Benson - Historic   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Ivalee   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Ridgeville   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Gallant   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Reece City   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Langston   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Woodville   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Aspel   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Paint Rock   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Rock City   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Section   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Scottsboro   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Pleasant Groves   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Trenton   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Swancott   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Mooresville   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Belle Mina   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  New Hope   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Gurley   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Big Cove   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  English Village   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Greenwycke Village   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Brownsboro   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Triana   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Ryland   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Huntsville   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lincoln   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hulaco   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Morgan City   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Lacey's Spring   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Valhermoso Springs   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Eva   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Somerville   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bluff City - Historic   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Falkville   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Lacon   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Priceville   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Hartselle   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Saint Clair
  Steele   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ashville   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Saint Clair Springs   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Ragland   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Springville   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Lindsay Lane ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lindsay Lane.

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 Google map will open 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 or 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 Lindsay Lane covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Happy Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Crestview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. High Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Guntersville City Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Bodine Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lowry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Warrenton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Griffin Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Highpoint MB Church Cemetery<2>   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  ESE Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Old Albertville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Alder Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ridgway Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Boyles Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE White Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE King Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cooley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Old Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Memorial Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Eason Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Roden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Grassy Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Abel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Berry - Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Fairview Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Honey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Henryville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Henry Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brookwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brashier Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Hopewell MB Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Cox Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE New Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Beulah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Martling Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McDonald Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Honeycomb Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Ebell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Red Apple Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Myrtletree Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Asbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Haney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Troup Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Willis Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Panquin Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Lindsay Lane ...

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 33 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lindsay Lane.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Lindsay Lane, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Lindsay Lane.

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.<4>

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

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

Street - Historic   [Map]
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lindsay Lane
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
Sidney   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lindsay Lane
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
Guntersville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lindsay Lane
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,482 people in 2018)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lindsay Lane
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
Hyatt   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lindsay Lane
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
Minorville - Historic   [Map]
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Lindsay Lane
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
Diamond   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Lindsay Lane
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
Albertville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lindsay Lane
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,568 people in 2018)
 - Albertville 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 Lindsay Lane. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Lindsay Lane in the 1890's.

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 and 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 Lindsay Lane:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     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 website for the State of Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's



Calhoun County:     Cyndi's



Cherokee County:     Cyndi's



Cullman County:     Cyndi's



DeKalb County:     Cyndi's



Etowah County:     Cyndi's



Jackson County:     Cyndi's



Limestone County:     Cyndi's



Madison County:     Cyndi's



Morgan County:     Cyndi's



Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lindsay Lane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3145, Longitude: -86.3036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lindsay Lane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>MB is an abbreviation for the Missionary Baptists. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the Missionary Baptists. See their website at: Missionary Baptist Churches website.

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<3>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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<4>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 Lindsay Lane, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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