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Bethel Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Bethel Cemetery ...

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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 Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.7933°   (31° 47' 35")

Lon:   -85.8260°   (-85° 49' 33")

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  


  Catalpa Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Livingston Cemetery
  Cotton Cemetery
  Hussey Cemetery
  Paran Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Starling Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Lakeview Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Driggers Cemetery
  Kendrick Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Benson Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Banks Cemetery
  Brundidge City Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Brooks Graves
  Carroll Cemetery
  Old Dothan Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Graves   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brundidge City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Catalpa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Driggers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hussey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murphree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dothan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Ramah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) 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.

Ariton   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Jack   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Troy   [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 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 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 Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike 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 #139822   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.7934927     Lon: -85.8255027   [Map]
Elev: 154         Map Name: Banks

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bethel Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7933, Longitude: -85.8260     [Map].

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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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