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A visit to the Benevolent Cemetery ...

The location of the Benevolent 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Benevolent Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Benevolent Cemetery

The Benevolent Cemetery is located in Columbus County<2>.

The county seat for Columbus County is located in Whiteville. Whiteville lies just to the south southeast of the Benevolent Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Benevolent Cemetery

Lat:   34.4410°   (34° 26' 27")

Lon:   -78.7556°   (-78° 45' 20")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Benevolent Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Benevolent Cemetery.

  • Abbottsburg [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbottsburg
    • Abbottsburg [Bladen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbottsburg
  • Allenton [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allenton
    • Allenton [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Benevolent Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allenton
  • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladenboro
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<4>
  • Boardman [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boardman
    • Boardman [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Benevolent Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boardman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boardman
  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<4>
    • Butters [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butters
      • Butters [Bladen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butters have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butters
    • Cedar Grove [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Columbus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cerro Gordo
      • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerro Gordo
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadbourn
      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadbourn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<4>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkton
      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<4>
    • Dublin [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
      • Dublin [Bladen County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
      • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<4>
    • Evergreen [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Columbus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Grist [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grist
      • Grist [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grist
    • Hallsboro [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallsboro
      • Hallsboro [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallsboro
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<4>
    • Mount Olive [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Bladen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Columbus County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Orrum [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orrum
      • Orrum [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrum have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orrum
    • Redbug [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redbug
      • Redbug [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redbug
    • Rico [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rico
      • Rico [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rico
    • Whiteville [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteville
      • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<4>
    • Williamson Crossroads [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson Crossroads
      • Williamson Crossroads [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Benevolent Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson Crossroads

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Benevolent Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbus County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Benevolent Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Benevolent Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Bladenboro Cemetery [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bladenboro Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bladenboro Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bladenboro Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro Cemetery
  • Brandh Cemetery [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brandh Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brandh Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandh Cemetery
  • Browns Cemetery [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Browns Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Browns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Cemetery
  • Callihan Cemetery [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Callihan Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Callihan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callihan Cemetery
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Ed Lewis Cemetery [Bladen County]
    • Ellis Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ellis Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ellis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellis Cemetery
    • Hines Cemetery [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hines Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hines Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hines Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hines Cemetery
    • Kelly Cemetery [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kelly Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kelly Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kelly Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly Cemetery
    • Lewis Cemetery [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lewis Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lewis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lewis Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis Cemetery
    • Marley Cemetery [Columbus County]
    • Meadow Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Meadow Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Meadow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Cemetery
    • Owens Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Owens Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Owens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens Cemetery
    • Pine Crest Cemetery [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Crest Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Crest Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pine Crest Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Crest Cemetery
    • Porters Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Porters Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Porters Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porters Cemetery
    • Roanoke Cemetery [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roanoke Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roanoke Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Roanoke Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke Cemetery
    • Thompson Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thompson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thompson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Cemetery
    • Whiteville Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Whiteville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Whiteville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Whiteville Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Benevolent Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville Cemetery
    • Williams Cemetery [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williams Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williams Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Benevolent Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #980985  (Benevolent Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #980985 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Chadbourn NE
    • County: Columbus         Elev: 32
    • Location given for GNIS #980985 (Benevolent Cemetery)
    • Lat: 34.4410026           Lon: -78.7555746
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Benevolent Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4410, Longitude: -78.7556       In this case, the coordinates for the Benevolent Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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