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Belchers Cemetery
(Bibb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Belchers Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Belchers Cemetery...

The Belchers Cemetery is located in Bibb County. The county seat for Bibb County is located in Centreville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Belchers Cemetery

Lat:   33.1096°   (33° 6' 34")

Lon:   -87.1989°   (-87° 11' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Belchers Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Belchers Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Belchers Cemetery  


  Thrasher Cemetery
  Daniel Cemetery
  Mt. Gillard Cemetery
  Shiney Rock Cemetery
  Shuttlesworth Cemetery
  Italian Catholic Cemetery
  Caffee Cemetery
  Burns Cemetery
  Banks Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Clements Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Hickory Hill Cemetery
  McCulley Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  George Stewart Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Little Cemetery
  Friday Cemetery
  Johnstown Cemetery
  Moffat Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Scottsville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Kinard Cemetery
  Scottsville Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Belchers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Bibb County.

Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibbville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clements Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
George Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haysop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Italian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCulley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moffat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Schultz Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Schultz Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #26110)

Scottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scottsville Cemetery (FAG ID #26121)

Scottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scottsville Cemetery (FAG ID #26122)

Shiney Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shuttlesworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belchers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Belchers Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Coaling   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]
Blocton   [Map]Corinne   [Map]Lake View   [Map]
Brent   [Map]East Town   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Eddings   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Tannehill   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]West Blocton   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

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 and 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 - 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 might help with the Belchers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bibb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Belchers Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Belchers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113840   (Name of Record: Belchers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bibb
Lat: 33.109564     Lon: -87.1988861   [Map]
Elev: 117         Map Name: West Blocton West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Bibb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1096, Longitude: -87.1989     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Belchers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Belchers Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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