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Bethesda Cemetery
(Conecuh County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethesda 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 Bethesda Cemetery...

The Bethesda 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 Bethesda Cemetery

Lat:   31.4824°   (31° 28' 56")

Lon:   -87.1341°   (-87° 8' 2")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bethesda 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 Bethesda 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.


 

  Bethesda Cemetery  


  Ramah Cemetery
  Bermuda Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Martin Cemetery
  Daily Cemetery
  Rumbley Cemetery
  Arkadelphia Cemetery
  Puryearville Cemetery
  Ivey Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Riley Cemetery
  John Green Cemetery
  Belleville Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Oakdale Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Repton Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Witherington Cemetery
  Repton Cemetery
   Location verified
  McMillan Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  Limestone Faulk Cemetery
  Springhill Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Hamden Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethesda Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arkadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belleville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bermuda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daily Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Faulk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McMillan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Puryearville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Repton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Repton Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Repton Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2237950)

Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witherington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethesda Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethesda Cemetery.

Beatrice   [Map]Frisco City   [Map]Nymph   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Burnt Corn   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Peterman   [Map]
Castleberry   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Megargel   [Map]Range   [Map]
Evergreen   [Map]Mexia   [Map]Repton   [Map]
Excel   [Map]Monroeville   [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 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 - 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 Bethesda 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:

Baldwin 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    
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    
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    
Washington 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    
Okaloosa County (FL):       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 Bethesda 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 Bethesda Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805518   (Name of Record: Bethesda Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Conecuh
Lat: 31.4823863     Lon: -87.1341459   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Repton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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: 31.4824, Longitude: -87.1341     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethesda Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethesda 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 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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