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Bethlehem Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Cemetery...

The Bethlehem Cemetery is located in Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.2818°   (32° 16' 54")

Lon:   -85.6755°   (-85° 40' 31")

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


 

  Bethlehem Cemetery  


  Taylor Cemetery
  Whitlow Cemetery
  Rush Cemetery
  Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Grimm Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  St. Mark Cemetery
  Mt. Andrews Cemetery
  Elizabeth Cemetery
  Cloud Cemetery
  Ivory Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Shepherd Cemetery
  Ligon Cemetery
  Moultrie Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Chapple Cemetery
  Ridge Cemetery
  Fort Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethlehem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Chapple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moultrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Fort Davis   [Map]Midway   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Hardaway   [Map]Perote   [Map]Union Springs   [Map]
Hatchechubbee   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Hurtsboro   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [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 turn to 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 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 Bethlehem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Macon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers 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    
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    
Henry 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike 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    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee 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    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154812   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.2818114     Lon: -85.6755062   [Map]
Elev: 111         Map Name: Davisville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Macon 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: 32.2818, Longitude: -85.6755     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethlehem Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethlehem 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 that starts in . 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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