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Bethel Cemetery
(Lamar 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 Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.5826°   (33° 34' 57")

Lon:   -88.2559°   (-88° 15' 21")

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  


  Egger Cemetery (MS)
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Lampkin Cemetery (AL)
  Piney Grove Cemetery (MS)
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (AL)
  Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Unity Cemetery (MS)
  Eatman Cemetery (AL)
  Poplar Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Oddfellows Cemetery (AL)
  Walnut Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)
  Botters Cemetery (MS)
  Tabernacle Cemetery (AL)
  Rowan Cemetery (MS)
  Andrews Chapel Church Yard Cemetery (AL)
  Asbury Cemetery (AL)
  Andrews Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Old Asbury Cemetery (AL)
  Sandfield Cemetery (MS)
  Military Chapel Cemetery (MS)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Woodlawn Cemetery (MS)
  Union Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Old Harmony Cemetery (AL)
  Forest Church Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 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 Lamar County.

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Andrews Chapel Church Yard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Botters Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forest Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lampkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Military Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodlawn Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Belk   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Bent Oak (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Vernon   [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 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 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 Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lamar County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lamar 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 #143079   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.5826154     Lon: -88.2558679   [Map]
Elev: 98         Map Name: Steens

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: 33.5826, Longitude: -88.2559     [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 begins 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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