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The location of Beth-El Cemetery









A visit to the Beth-El Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Beth-El Cemetery ...

The Beth-El Cemetery is located in Rockingham County.

The county seat for Rockingham County is located in Harrisonburg. Harrisonburg lies just to the west of the Beth-El Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Beth-El Cemetery

Lat:   38.4502°   (38° 27' 0")

Lon:   -78.8558°   (-78° 51' 20")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Beth-El Cemetery.

Berrytown   [Map]     Lacey Spring   [Map]    
Bridgewater   [Map]     Linville   [Map]    
Briery Branch   [Map]     Massanutten   [Map]    
Broadway   [Map]     Mayland   [Map]    
Coakley Town   [Map]     Mount Crawford   [Map]    
Cootes Store   [Map]     North River   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Ottobine   [Map]    
Grottoes   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
Harrisonburg   [Map]     Singers Glen   [Map]    
Hinton   [Map]     Turleytown   [Map]    
Keezletown   [Map]     Weyers Cave   [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 Beth-El Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rockingham County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Beth-El Cemetery.

Bridgewater   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Broadway   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Elkton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Grottoes   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Harrisonburg   [Map]
 - Located in Harrisonburg City
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Beth-El Cemetery
 
Mount Crawford   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - you should note 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 Beth-El Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rockingham County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
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Culpeper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Frederick County:     Cyndi's
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Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Highland County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nelson County:     Cyndi's
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Orange County:     Cyndi's
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Page County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Rappahannock County:     Cyndi's
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Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Shenandoah County:     Cyndi's
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Staunton City:     Cyndi's
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Warren County:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro County:          
Grant County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Hampshire County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Hardy County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mineral County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Pendleton County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Pocahontas County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Randolph County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Tucker County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Beth-El Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rockingham County.

Adam M. Long Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Antioch UCC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Arey Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Armentrout Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<2>

Athens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Baldwin Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Blosser Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Brenneman Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Byerly Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Cedar Grove UMC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Cooks Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Cromer Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Cross Keys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Dayton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Dayton Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Early Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Eastlawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Edom Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Fellowship UMC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Fishback Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Good Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Green Mount Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Harrison Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2526300<3>

Herwin Chapel EUB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Huffman / Flick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Keezletown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Lindale Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Linville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mabel Memorial Presbyterian Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Church Of The Brethren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mt. Sinai UMC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Mountain Grove Community Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

New Hope UCC Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Oak Grove Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Old Athens Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Pike Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Pirkey Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Pleasant View Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Rockingham County Alms House Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

St. Jacob's Spader Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Thomas Family Cemetery #1   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Weavers Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Webster Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Whitesels United Brethren Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Beth-El Cemetery

Whitmore Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Beth-El Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Rockingham County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Beth-El Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4502, Longitude: -78.8558     [Map].
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>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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