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Bethel AME Church Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Bethel AME Church Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Bethel AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2589003)

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 Bethel AME Church Cemetery...

The Bethel AME Church Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.7224°   (31° 43' 20")

Lon:   -86.0892°   (-86° 5' 21")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bethel AME Church 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.


 

  Bethel AME Church Cemetery  


  Sims Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Wingard Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Simmons Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Spillars Cemetery
  Mullins Cemetery
  William Carter Cemetery
  Hillard & Howard Cemetery
  Sanford - Barron Cemetery
  Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Henderson Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery
  Henderson Memorial Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Lewis Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Meadows Cemetery
  Spears Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2585939)

Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wingard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery.

Banks   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Jack   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Kent   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Glenwood   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Troy   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Bethel AME Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike 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    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva 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    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Bethel AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2589003)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike 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 Bethel AME Church Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Bethel AME Church Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Bethel AME Church Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Bethel AME Church Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2589003

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 that stretches from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bethel AME Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7224, Longitude: -86.0892     [Map].

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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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