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Bellwood Cemetery
(Geneva County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bellwood 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 Bellwood Cemetery...

The Bellwood Cemetery is located in Geneva County. The county seat for Geneva County is located in Geneva.

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

Lat:   31.1766°   (31° 10' 35")

Lon:   -85.7972°   (-85° 47' 49")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bellwood 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 Bellwood 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.


 

  Bellwood Cemetery  


  New Hope Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Keyton Cemetery
  El Bethel Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Whaley Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Eden Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Consolation Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Cool Springs Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Hartford City Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Pondtown Cemetery
  Coffee Springs Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Eunola Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Consolation Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daleville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eunola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartford City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Houston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pondtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whaley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bellwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bellwood Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]Coffee Springs   [Map]Geneva   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Hartford   [Map]
Black   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Eunola   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Samson   [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 - 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 might help with the Bellwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Geneva County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730141   (Name of Record: Bellwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Geneva
Lat: 31.1765639     Lon: -85.7971571   [Map]
Elev: 53         Map Name: Bellwood

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Geneva County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.1766, Longitude: -85.7972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bellwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bellwood 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in . 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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