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New Bethel Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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

The New Bethel Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.0596°   (32° 3' 34")

Lon:   -86.8130°   (-86° 48' 46")

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


 

  New Bethel Cemetery  


  Dunklin Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Dunklin Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Rives Cemetery
  Sills Cemetery
  Underwood Cemetery
  Oliver Cemetery
  Mt. Cemetery
  Crossroad Cemetery
  Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  Purefoy Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Old Snow Hill Cemetery
  Rudolph Hill Cemetery
  Temple Gate Cemetery
  Gordon Cemetery
  Crum Cemetery
  McColough Cemetery
  Snow Cemetery
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Soles Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Mt. Willing Cemetery
  Ridgeville Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McColough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Willing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudolph Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Soles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the New Bethel Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Forest Home   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Furman   [Map]Minter   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]Tyler   [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 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 New Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga 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    
Chilton 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    
Conecuh 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Perry 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123713   (Name of Record: New Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.0595899     Lon: -86.8130367   [Map]
Elev: 86         Map Name: Braggs

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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: 32.0596, Longitude: -86.8130     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New 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 that starts 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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