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Bethel Cemetery
(Washington 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 Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Chatom.

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

Lat:   31.3096°   (31° 18' 34")

Lon:   -88.1383°   (-88° 8' 17")

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  


  Rutan Cemetery
  Reeds Chapel Cemetery
  Richardson Cemetery
  McIntosh Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Fairhope Cemetery
  Hill Springs Cemetery
  Sunflower Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Mt. Shady Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Tibbie Cemetery
  Sims Chapel Cemetery
  Howard Town Cemetery
  Rivers Cemetery
  Fields Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Old Methodist Cemetery
  Red Wash Cemetery
  Chalker Memorial Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Charity Chapel Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Little Chestang Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington County.

Chalker Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Charity Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairhope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howard Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Chestang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McIntosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Shady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Wash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeds Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rivers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunflower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tibbie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) 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 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Bassetts Creek   [Map]Fairford   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Calvert   [Map]Fruitdale   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Sims Chapel   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Citronelle   [Map]Malcolm   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Vinegar Bend   [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 Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington 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 #157546   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.3096142     Lon: -88.1383392   [Map]
Elev: 22         Map Name: Seaboard

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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: 31.3096, Longitude: -88.1383     [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 starting from . 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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