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Beda Cemetery
(Covington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Beda Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Beda Cemetery...

The Beda Cemetery is located in Covington County. The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia.

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

Lat:   31.0516°   (31° 3' 5")

Lon:   -86.5827°   (-86° 34' 57")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Beda Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Beda Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Covington County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Beda Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Crestview   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Florala   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Milligan   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Beda Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almarante Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Almarante Cemetery (FAG ID #2146694)
 
Blackwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Bradley Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Clary Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Ebenezer Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Mancill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Newell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
North Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Old Bradley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Reeder Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Rock Creek Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Rock Creek Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Rock Hill Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beda Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County (FL)
 
Union Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beda Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County

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 Beda Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Crestview (FL)   [Map]Milligan (FL)   [Map]
Baker (FL)   [Map]Florala   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Belandville (FL)   [Map]Garden City (FL)   [Map]Otahite (FL)   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]Paxton (FL)   [Map]
Brooklyn   [Map]Laurel Hill (FL)   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]Sanford   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Lockhart   [Map]Svea (FL)   [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 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 Beda Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163413   (Name of Record: Beda Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Covington
Lat: 31.0515677     Lon: -86.5827318   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: Wing

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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: 31.0516, Longitude: -86.5827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Beda Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Beda 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 that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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