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(Caroline County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Bethany Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bethany 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.

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The Location of the Bethany Cemetery...

The Bethany Cemetery is located in Caroline County. The county seat for Caroline County is located in Bowling Green.

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

Lat:   38.0932°   (38° 5' 35")

Lon:   -77.5358°   (-77° 32' 8")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bethany Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bowling Green   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Falmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Stafford County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Fredericksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fredericksburg City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mineral   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Port Royal   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Spotsylvania   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethany Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Green Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Jericho Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Lakewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Little Mine Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Massaponax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mine Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mt. Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Old Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Pendleton Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bethany Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2421593<5>
 
Rehoboth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Round Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Second New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Travelers Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Wallers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spotsylvania County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethany Cemetery.

Arcadia   [Map]Fredericksburg   [Map]Spotsylvania Courthouse   [Map]
Beaverdam   [Map]Grafton Village   [Map]Spotsylvania   [Map]
Bowling Green   [Map]Hampstead Village   [Map]Stafford Lakes Village   [Map]
Bumpass   [Map]Little Falls Village   [Map]Stuart Corner   [Map]
Chatham Village   [Map]North Potomac   [Map]Tylers   [Map]
DeJarnette   [Map]Northridge   [Map]Waverly Village   [Map]
Falmouth Village   [Map]Port Royal   [Map]Woodlanding Village   [Map]
Falmouth   [Map]Ruther Glen   [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 either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Bethany Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Caroline County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince George's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hanover County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henrico County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King and Queen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Middlesex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
New Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richmond City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Richmond County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1739323   (Name of Record: Bethany Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Caroline
Lat: 38.0931899     Lon: -77.5358178   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Ladysmith

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Virginia

About Caroline County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Caroline County: www.co.caroline.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.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: 38.0932, Longitude: -77.5358     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethany Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethany 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 that begins in . 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.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<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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