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Studdards Crossroads, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Studdards Crossroads ...

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 Studdards Crossroads (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 Studdards Crossroads. 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 Studdards Crossroads ...

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 Studdards Crossroads.

  • Typical abbreviation for Studdards Crossroads: Studdards Xrds.
  • While the name of this community is Studdards Crossroads, be aware that it's the common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Studdards Crossroads may originally have been Studdard's Crossroads.
  • Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Studdards Crossroads might be written as Studdard Crossroads.

Newspapers Published in Studdards Crossroads ...

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 41 newspapers that have been published in the area around Studdards Crossroads.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Studdards Crossroads, there are papers which were published within 23 miles [37 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Studdards Crossroads.

Cemeteries Near Studdards Crossroads ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Studdards Crossroads.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Enis Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  N Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Elm Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Johnson School House Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Whitley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Willis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Files Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New River Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New River Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Panter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Panter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sleepy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pendley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pendley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Tidwell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New River Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Tucker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Palmers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McCollum Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Dozier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bethabara Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Beaven Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pendley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Alta Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Frost Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fike & Inman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Box Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Whites Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Berea Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New River Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Colburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Woods Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dutton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Manasco Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Boshell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Coalbed Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Fowler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bankston Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Berry City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE New Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gibson Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Infant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kings Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Easly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kings Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Walden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sand Springs 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.<2>

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

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

Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Studdards Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,964 people in 2016)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
Kansas   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
Eldridge   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
Corona   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Studdards Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
Townley   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Studdards Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Townley had a post office and railroad service
Texas   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Studdards Crossroads
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
Bankston   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
Berry   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
Alta   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
Coal Valley   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Coal Valley had a post office and no railroad service
Glen Allen   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
Stough   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Studdards Crossroads
 - Stough 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 Studdards Crossroads. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Studdards Crossroads 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 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 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.

Studdards Crossroads is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

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

Fayette     (The home county for Studdards Crossroads)
      Bazemore   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Glen Allen   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Berry   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bankston   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Rossland City   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Fayette   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Kirkland   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bluff   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Belk   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Red Hill   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Crane Hill   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Arkadelphia   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bremen   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Baltimore - Historic   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Colony   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      The Colony   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Logan   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hodges   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      West Jefferson   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Media   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sayre   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Adamsville   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Alden   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Corner   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Graysville   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Rock Creek   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sylvan Springs   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Maytown   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Beaverton   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Kennedy   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hightogy   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Vernon   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sulligent   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Millport   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Detroit   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Brilliant   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Gu-Win   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Twin   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Guin   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hamilton   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hackleburg   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Weston   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gordo   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Reform   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Samantha   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bull City   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Echola   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lake Front Village   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Kellerman   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Northport   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wood Village   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Buhl   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Coker   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Elrod   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Tuscaloosa   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Holt   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Kansas   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Carbon Hill   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Eldridge   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Townley   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Corona   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Patton   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Slicklizzard   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Nauvoo   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Oakman   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Farriss   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Lynn   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Natural Bridge   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Slick Ford   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Arley   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Houston   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Addison   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Monroe (MS)
      Gattman (MS)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Studdards Crossroads:

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 Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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' distance from Studdards Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Studdards Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Studdards Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8084, Longitude: -87.5875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Studdards Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Studdards Crossroads, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Studdards Crossroads.