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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:   33.7437°   (33° 44' 37")

Lon:   -88.0645°   (-88° 3' 52")

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  


  Thompson Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Oakes Chapel Cemetery
  Wofford Cemetery
  Furnace Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Emmaus Cemetery
  Temple Star Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  Sailor Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  South Carolina Cemetery
  Lamar Memory Gardens
  Guin Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Morton Chapel Cemetery
  Christian Chapel Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lamar County.

Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sailor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) 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 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Beaverton   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Sulligent   [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 like to start with 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 Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
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    
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    
Tishomingo 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 #158438   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.7437205     Lon: -88.0644723   [Map]
Elev: 143         Map Name: Hightogy

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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: 33.7437, Longitude: -88.0645     [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 in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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