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Bethel Cemetery
(Madison 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 Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6123°   (34° 36' 44")

Lon:   -86.3575°   (-86° 21' 27")

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  


  Echols Cemetery
  Allison Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Stephens Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Glover Cemetery
  Beason Cemetery
  Moon Cemetery
  Paint Rock Cemetery
  Byrd Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Chandler Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Kennamer Cemetery
  Hines Cemetery
  Hayden Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Drake Cemetery
  Bullock Cemetery
  Whittaker Cemetery
  Parker Cemetery
  Humpton Cemetery
  Brazelton Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 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 Madison County.

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Buford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Click Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Humpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Neal Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whittaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 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 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Fort Deposit   [Map]New Hope   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Grant   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]Greenwycke Village   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Columbus City   [Map]Gurley   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Union Grove   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Woodville   [Map]
Ferns Quarter   [Map]Morgan City   [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 helpful websites 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 Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone 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    
Winston County:       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    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Madison County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Madison 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 #114022   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6123111     Lon: -86.3574859   [Map]
Elev: 193         Map Name: Grant

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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: 34.6123, Longitude: -86.3575     [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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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