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Old Bethel Cemetery
(Winston County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Old Bethel Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Old 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 five sections:

The Location of the Old Bethel Cemetery...

The Old Bethel Cemetery is located in Winston County. The county seat for Winston County is located in Double Springs.

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

Lat:   34.0197°   (34° 1' 10")

Lon:   -87.1725°   (-87° 10' 20")

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


 

  Old Bethel Cemetery  


  Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Gaddy Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill #1 Community Church Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Trussell Cemetery
  Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
  Bates Cemetery
  Taylor - Hill Cemetery
  Meek Cemetery
  Wilson - Tubbs Cemetery
  Meek Baptist Church Cemetery
  Omega Baptist Church Cemetery
  Livingston Chapel Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Kennedy Cemetery
  John Brown Cemetery
  Delma Baird Cemetery
  Mt. Hope Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Tingle Cemetery
  Arley Cemetery
  Blooming Grove Cemetery
  Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delma Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
J A Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinley Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location has been verified
Meek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Omega Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill #1 Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tingle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson - Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Bethel Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Colony   [Map]Good Hope   [Map]
Arkadelphia   [Map]Cordova   [Map]Houston   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Crane Hill   [Map]Jasper   [Map]
Baltimore   [Map]Creel   [Map]Logan   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Dodge City   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Empire   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Sipsey   [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 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 Old Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Winston 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: 34.0197, Longitude: -87.1725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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