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The location of Belsor Cemetery









A visit to the Belsor Cemetery ...

The location of the Belsor Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Belsor Cemetery ...

The Belsor Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.9374°   (31° 56' 14")

Lon:   -86.1066°   (-86° 6' 23")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Belsor Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Belsor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Frazer - McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
McNeil - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Orion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Petrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery
 
Wingard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Belsor Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]     Meeksville   [Map]    
Banks   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Needmore   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Orion   [Map]    
Highland Home   [Map]     Petrey   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
Lapine   [Map]     Ramer   [Map]    
Luverne   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
McClure Town   [Map]     Troy   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Luverne   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belsor Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Belsor Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for 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

 
Butler 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery 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

 
Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113900   (Name of Record: Belsor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.9373744     Lon: -86.1066244   [Map]
Elev: 141         Map Name: Ansley

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Belsor Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9374, Longitude: -86.1066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Belsor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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