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Bethel Cemetery
(Cleburne County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Bethel Cemetery ...

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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 Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.7993°   (33° 47' 57")

Lon:   -85.3891°   (-85° 23' 20")

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, 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 Cemetery  


  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Roe Cemetery (AL)
  Ebenezer Cemetery (GA)
  Stead Cemetery (AL)
  Riverside Cemetery (GA)
  New Canaan Cemetery (GA)
  Laurel Hill Cemetery (GA)
  Mars Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Hollywood Cemetery (GA)
  Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Edgewood Cemetery (GA)
  Cherry Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Newley Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Mt. Perry Cemetery (AL)
  Harmony Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)
  Upper Cane Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Liner Cemetery (GA)
  Mann Cemetery (GA)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Bethany Cemetery (GA)
  Providence Cemetery (GA)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 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 Cleburne County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #32751)

Bethany Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Crossroads Cemetery (FAG ID #2175443)

Ebenezer Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollywood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liner Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mann Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Newley Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
New Canaan Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2370745)

Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverside Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Stead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Upper Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) 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 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Abernathy   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]
Arbacoochee   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Muscadine   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Bowdon Junction (GA)   [Map]Felton (GA)   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Bremen (GA)   [Map]Fruithurst   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]Heflin   [Map]Waco (GA)   [Map]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]Iron City   [Map]White Plains   [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 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 - 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers 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    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       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    
Cherokee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fulton 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    
Heard 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    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cleburne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cleburne 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 #162709   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cleburne
Lat: 33.7992705     Lon: -85.3891214   [Map]
Elev: 338         Map Name: Oak Level

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Cleburne 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: 33.7993, Longitude: -85.3891     [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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . 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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