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Bethel Cemetery
(Clay 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 Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Ashland.

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

Lat:   33.1157°   (33° 6' 56")

Lon:   -85.8125°   (-85° 48' 45")

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  


  Old Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Big Springs Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Old Providence Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Valley Grove Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Old Vickers Cemetery
  Mellow Valley Cemetery
  Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Hackneyville Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Hillabee Campground Cemetery
  Mt. Ararat Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Patterson Cemetery
  Hutchinson Cemetery
  Gutherie Chapel Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 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 Clay County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Gutherie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lystra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mellow Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seleta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Lineville   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Hollins   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Kellyton   [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 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Clay County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Clay 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 #1805371   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1156746     Lon: -85.8124615   [Map]
Elev: 262         Map Name: New Site

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 33.1157, Longitude: -85.8125     [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 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.

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