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Bethel Cemetery
(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery...

The Bethel Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.4151°   (34° 24' 54")

Lon:   -85.5605°   (-85° 33' 37")

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


 

  Bethel Cemetery  


  Holly Spring Cemetery (AL)
  Alexander Cemetery (AL)
  Howards Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Moore Cemetery (AL)
  Sulphur Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Berea Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Union Cemetery (AL)
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery (AL)
  Mosely Cemetery (AL)
  Lawrence Cemetery (GA)
  Henderson - Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Menlo Cemetery (GA)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Scott Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Ami Cemetery (GA)
  Davis Cemetery (AL)
  Fisher Cemetery (AL)
  Union Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Johnson Cemetery (GA)
  Stewart Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (AL)
  King Cemetery (AL)
  Forest Hill Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ami Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howards Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawrence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Menlo Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Dog Town   [Map]Lyerly (GA)   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Mentone   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Cedar Springs   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Summerville (GA)   [Map]
Cordell   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]Valley Head   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cherokee 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    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson 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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       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    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding 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    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136839   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.4150882     Lon: -85.5605179   [Map]
Elev: 260         Map Name: Jamestown

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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: 34.4151, Longitude: -85.5605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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