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Bethel West Cemetery
(Conecuh County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethel West 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 West Cemetery...

The Bethel West Cemetery is located in Conecuh County. The county seat for Conecuh County is located in Evergreen.

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

Lat:   31.7018°   (31° 42' 6")

Lon:   -86.9153°   (-86° 54' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bethel West 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 West 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 West Cemetery  


  Beard Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Pine Flat Cemetery
  Lone Star Cemetery
  Watts Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Solomon Cemetery
  Stamps Cemetery
  Butler Springs Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Jenkins Chapel Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Shacklesville Cemetery
  Kaiser Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Joyner Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Olive West Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Maye Cemetery
  Antioch West Cemetery
  Pressley Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Little Pine Level Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Garland Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethel West Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Conecuh County.

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kaiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pressley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shacklesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Solomon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stamps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel West Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethel West Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Evergreen   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]
Beatrice   [Map]Forest Home   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Furman   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Peterman   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Burnt Corn   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Chapman   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]Tunnel Springs   [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 begin 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 West Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Conecuh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Conecuh County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Conecuh 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 West 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 West Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149624   (Name of Record: Bethel West Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Conecuh
Lat: 31.7018234     Lon: -86.9152569   [Map]
Elev: 118         Map Name: Bethel

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Conecuh County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.7018, Longitude: -86.9153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel West Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethel West 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 from . 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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