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Loller Ferry, Alabama

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Our Genealogy Helper for Loller Ferry ...

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 Loller Ferry (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 Loller Ferry. 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 northeast 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 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.

Loller Ferry is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

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

Jefferson     (The home county for Loller Ferry)
  Sayre   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Robbins Crossroads   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
  Graysville   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Corner   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Alden   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
  Media   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
  Cardiff   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Brookside   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Pinkney City   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  West Jefferson   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Adamsville   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Daisey City   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Mount Olive   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Green Pond   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Woodstock   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  North Bibb   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Cane Creek - Historic   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Eddings   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Red Hill   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Smoke Rise   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  County Line   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Blount Springs   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Hayden   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Selfville   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Dale - Historic   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Dallas   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Bangor   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Remlap   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Locust Fork   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Deavers   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Nectar   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Arkadelphia   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Baltimore - Historic   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Colony   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  The Colony   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Black Bottom   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Bremen   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Dodge City   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Garden City   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Crane Hill   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Hanceville   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Good Hope   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Logan   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  White City   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Berry   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bankston   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Saint Clair
  Argo   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Acmar   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Springville   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Woodland Village   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Margaret   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Moody   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Turnbough Town   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Branchville   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Odenville   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Saint Clair Springs   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Cook's Springs   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wattsville   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Inverness   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Lake Purdy   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Meadowbrook   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Indian Springs Village   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Shoal Creek   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Dunnavant   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Helena   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Pelham   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Vandiver   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Chelsea   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Alabaster   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Sterrett   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Brantleyville   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Bull City   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Lake View   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Abernant   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Tannehill   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Kellerman   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Brookwood   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Sumiton   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Oakahalla   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
  Creel   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Empire   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Quinton   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Burnwell   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Dora   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Twilley Town   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Reeds Ferry   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Sipsey   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Barney   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Cordova   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Falls City   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Arley   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Slick Ford   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Houston   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Addison   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Double Springs   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Lynn   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Farriss   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Loller Ferry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Loller Ferry.

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

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WNW New Horizon Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  W Lawler Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Linns Crossing Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Bagley Bend Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Narl Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  S Linn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cardiff Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Empire Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Maben Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bibb Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Crooked Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Phillips Freewill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Glasgow Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Burton Bend Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  N New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bivens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Midway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cain Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sipsey Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Moncrief Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Edward Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sardis Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Loller Ferry ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Loller Ferry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Loller Ferry, 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 Loller Ferry.

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

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

Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Loller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Robbins Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Linn Crossing   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Loller Ferry
 - Linn Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
Blossburg   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Loller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 692 people
 - Blossburg had a post office and no railroad service
Cardiff   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Loller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 203 people (with 55 people in 2018)
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service
Dora   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Loller Ferry
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
Brookside   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Loller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 380 people (with 1,323 people in 2018)
 - Brookside had a post office and railroad service
Porter   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Loller Ferry
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
Adamsville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Loller Ferry
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
Sloan   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Loller Ferry
 - Sloan had a post office and no railroad service
Morris   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Loller Ferry
 - 1895 population of 156 people (with 2,129 people in 2018)
 - Morris 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 Loller Ferry. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Loller Ferry in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Loller Ferry:

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 Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:     Cyndi's



Blount County:     Cyndi's



Cullman County:     Cyndi's



Fayette County:     Cyndi's



Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's



Shelby County:     Cyndi's



Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's



Walker County:     Cyndi's



Winston County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson 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 from Point A (ie- Loller Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loller Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7245, Longitude: -86.9819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loller Ferry 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 Loller Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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