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Bethel Cemetery
(Pickens 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 Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.3098°   (33° 18' 35")

Lon:   -88.0581°   (-88° 3' 29")

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  


  Funderburk Cemetery
  Hebron Church Cemetery
  Coal Fire Cemetery
  Browns Chapel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Holly Springs Cemetery
  Phoenix Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Cockrell Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Glen Echo Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Arbor Springs Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Carrollton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Zion Possum Bend Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Old Sardis Cemetery
  Community Cemetery
  Greenhill Memorial Gardens
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Greenhill Memorial Gardens
  Windle Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Old Trinity Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 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 Pickens County.

Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Carrollton Cemetery (FAG ID #21988)

Coal Fire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cockrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Funderburk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glen Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordo City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hopewell Cemetery (FAG ID #23526)

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linebarge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Windle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) 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 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Echola   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]McShan   [Map]Stafford   [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 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 - 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 Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper 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    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens 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 #114020   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.3098414     Lon: -88.0580804   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Carrollton

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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: 33.3098, Longitude: -88.0581     [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 starting 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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