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Our Genealogical Helper for Pane ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pane. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pane to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pane, please Contact Us.

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 Pane (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 Pane. 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 Pane ...

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 39 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pane.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pane, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pane.

Cemeteries Near Pane ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pane.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Aycock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Gargis Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pennington Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gargas Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Sibley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E King Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ligon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Young Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Bobo Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Counts Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Masterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  N LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ricks Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sylvester Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bickley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Love Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Roden Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Rand Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ligon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tharp Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hyde Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Gunn Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sanderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Beavers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Preuit Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gargis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Henson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Glendale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Denton Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Templeton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fergason Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Leigh Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mayers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Henson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW County Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gadd Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Aycock Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Franklin Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  WSW Devaney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Old Town Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sadler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sargent Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Blocker Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Underwood Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Luketown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Orman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rea Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wear Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE String Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Richardson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Huff Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Jonesboro 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.

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

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

Hunter - Historic   [Map]
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pane
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
Avoca - Historic   [Map]
 - While Avoca was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Pane
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Avoca had a post office and no railroad service
Spring Valley   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pane
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
Littleville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Pane
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
Newburg   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pane
 - 1895 population of 143 people
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
Bingham   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pane
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
Edmond   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pane
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
Waco   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pane
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Pane. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pane 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 hospitals and 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Pane is historic, it would have been located within present day Colbert County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colbert County: Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence & Tishomingo (MS).

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

Colbert     (The home county for Pane)
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Spring Valley   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Muscle Shoals   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Tuscumbia   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Sheffield   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Furnace Hill - Historic   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wilson Dam   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gatesville - Historic   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Russellville   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Churntown   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Spruce Pine   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Belgreen   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Slickrock Ford - Historic   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hodges   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Burntout   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Vina   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Red Bay   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Canaan - Historic   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bainbridge - Historic   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Florence   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Cypress Creek   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Killen   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Green Tree - Historic   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Saint Florian   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      McGee Town   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Arnot   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Mehama - Historic   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Avoca - Historic   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Wren   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lester   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Athens   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hackleburg   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hamilton   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Weston   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brilliant   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Danville   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Pebble   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Prebble - Historic   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ashridge   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Glen Mary   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Natural Bridge   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Addison   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Houston   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tishomingo (MS)
      Golden (MS)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Belmont (MS)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dennis (MS)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Iuka (MS)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Paden (MS)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Iron City (TN)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wayne (TN)
      Corning (TN) - Historic   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

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 - 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 Pane:

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 Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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 Colbert County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Colbert 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 Diaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Pane, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Pane. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pane) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5806, Longitude: -87.5792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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