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Beth Israel Cemetery
(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Beth Israel 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 Beth Israel Cemetery...

The Beth Israel Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.0351°   (34° 2' 6")

Lon:   -85.9758°   (-85° 58' 32")

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


 

  Beth Israel Cemetery  


  Scott Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Duck Springs Cemetery
  Ivalee Cemetery
  Hibbs Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Leath Cemetery
  Forrest Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  McCartney Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Alabama City Cemetery
  Croft Cemetery
  Tillison Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Rainbow Memorial Gardens
  Noble Hill Cemetery
  Crestwood Memorial Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cave Spring Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Beth Israel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Etowah County.

Alabama City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestwood Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #22342)

Croft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duck Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainbow Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beth Israel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tillison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beth Israel 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 Beth Israel Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Coato Bend   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Coat's Bend   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]
Ballplay   [Map]Cobb City   [Map]Mountainboro   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Douthrittville   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Rainbow City   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Brannon Springs   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Southside   [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 first turn to 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 Beth Israel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Randolph 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    
Carroll 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    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113980   (Name of Record: Beth Israel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.0350972     Lon: -85.9758045   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Gadsden East

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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: 34.0351, Longitude: -85.9758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Beth Israel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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