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Bellefonte Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bellefonte 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 Bellefonte Cemetery...

The Bellefonte Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.7126°   (34° 42' 45")

Lon:   -85.9472°   (-85° 56' 49")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bellefonte 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 Bellefonte 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Bellefonte Cemetery  


  Kyles Cemetery
  Pinehaven Memorial Gardens
  Sanders Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Renshaw Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Hurt Cemetery
  Hudgins Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Cedar Hill Cemetery
  Pauper Cemetery
  Gant Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Henry Cemetery
  Coffey Cemetery
  McAnelly Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Sarratt Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Burgess Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Tipton Cemetery
  Finnell Cemetery
  Chisenhall Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bellefonte Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chaney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McAnelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinehaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant View Cemetery (FAG ID #2156085)

Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sarratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bellefonte Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellefonte 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 Bellefonte Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Gray   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Ider   [Map]Section   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Langston   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Ferncliff   [Map]New Town   [Map]Stevenson   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and 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 it should be mentioned 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 might help with the Bellefonte Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113879   (Name of Record: Bellefonte Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.7125834     Lon: -85.9472001   [Map]
Elev: 183         Map Name: Hollywood

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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: 34.7126, Longitude: -85.9472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bellefonte Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bellefonte 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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