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Pine Haven Shores, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Pine Haven Shores ...

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 Pine Haven Shores (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 Pine Haven Shores. 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 Pine Haven Shores ...

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 Pine Haven Shores.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pine Haven Shores: Pine Hvn. Shrs. (or less commonly used: Pine Havn. Shrs.)

Newspapers Published in Pine Haven Shores ...

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 12 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pine Haven Shores.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pine Haven Shores, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pine Haven Shores.

Cemeteries Near Pine Haven Shores ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pine Haven Shores.

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 Pine Haven Shores covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Belew Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ingram Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Rice Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Barkley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  ESE Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ray Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McCartney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Corum Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Civitan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Crow Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Douglass Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Haraway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wallace Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Romine Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Romine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Foster Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Troupe Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Yates Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Warmack Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hooie Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Greer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Harmon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Shelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Crow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Holden Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harden Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Perkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Watkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stutts Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Peck Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Davenport Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Childers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Truitt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Grissom Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Legg Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Higgens Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Portertown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Midway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lucy Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dement Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Townsend Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wallace Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Richardson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stutts Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Peppertown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SW Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Shaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cal Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pippen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Andrew Garth Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hampton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bonnertown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cottrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cox 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 Pine Haven Shores in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Pine Haven Shores.

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

Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pine Haven Shores
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,220 people in 2016)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
Beach Grove   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Pine Haven Shores
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Comer   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pine Haven Shores
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Pine Haven Shores
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 718 people in 2016)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
Belew - Historic   [Map]
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pine Haven Shores
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
Good Springs   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pine Haven Shores
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Green Hill   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pine Haven Shores
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Lentzville   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Pine Haven Shores
 - Lentzville 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 Pine Haven Shores. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pine Haven Shores 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors 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.

Pine Haven Shores is located in Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

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

Lauderdale     (The home county for Pine Haven Shores)
      Elgin   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Atlas - Historic   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Killen   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wilson Dam   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Muscle Shoals   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Spring Valley   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Furnace Hill - Historic   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Sheffield   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Tuscumbia   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Russellville   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Belgreen   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Spruce Pine   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Slickrock Ford - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Avoca - Historic   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Mehama - Historic   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Lester   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Athens   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Madison   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Toney   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Triana   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Danville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Prebble - Historic   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Giles (TN)
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Weakley (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Wales (TN)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Iron City (TN)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Flatwoods (TN)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Park Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ethridge (TN)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Webber City (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wayne (TN)
      Corning (TN) - Historic   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Collinwood (TN)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lutts (TN)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Waynesboro (TN)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 helpful 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 Pine Haven Shores:

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 Lauderdale 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    
Lawrence 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      
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    
Lincoln 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pine Haven Shores. 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Pine Haven Shores. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pine Haven Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Haven Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8570, Longitude: -87.3600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine Haven Shores 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: findagrave.com.

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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 Pine Haven Shores, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pine Haven Shores.