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(Choctaw 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 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 Old Bethel Cemetery...

The Old Bethel Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   31.8157°   (31° 48' 56")

Lon:   -88.4164°   (-88° 24' 59")

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.


 

  Old Bethel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bladon Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Butler   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Chatom   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Barrytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Big Rock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Bonner Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Coopers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Cullomburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Gilbertown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Loften Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Matherville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Levy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Shady Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Paragon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Scotch Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Scotch Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #62640)
 
Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Singley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Springbank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Stagg Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 
Zion Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bethel Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)

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 Old Bethel Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Junction City (MS)   [Map]Shubuta (MS)   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Mehaffey   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Cullomburg   [Map]Melvin   [Map]Toxey   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #155181   (Name of Record: Old Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 31.8157113     Lon: -88.4164125   [Map]
Elev: 93         Map Name: Isney

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Choctaw 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: 31.8157, Longitude: -88.4164     [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 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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<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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