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The location of Bethany Cemetery









A visit to the Bethany Cemetery ...

The location of the Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery ...

The Bethany Cemetery is located in Isle of Wight County.

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

Lat:   37.0171°   (37° 1' 1")

Lon:   -76.6838°   (-76° 41' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Bethany Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Isle of Wight County.

Battery Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Christian Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Cypress Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Lower Surry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mill Swamp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Moores Swamp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newport News City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Peninsula Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Newport News City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Poplar Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Potters Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newport News City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Warwick River Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newport News City
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethany Cemetery.

Aberdeen Gardens   [Map]     Newport News   [Map]    
Bennett Harbor   [Map]     Pine Chapel Village   [Map]    
Bernard Village   [Map]     Red Hill Village   [Map]    
Chapel Village   [Map]     Rochambeau Village   [Map]    
Chuckatuck   [Map]     Rushmere   [Map]    
Dare   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Dendron   [Map]     Surry   [Map]    
Doles Crossroads   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Greenwood Farms   [Map]     Williamsburg   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Windsor   [Map]    
Ivor   [Map]     Yorktown   [Map]    
Jamestown   [Map]     Yorkville   [Map]    
Newgate Village   [Map]     Zuni   [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 Bethany Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Isle of Wight County.

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

Newport News   [Map]
 - Located in Newport News City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Smithfield   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Surry   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Williamsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Williamsburg City
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Yorktown   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany 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 - 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    

These pages are specific to Isle of Wight County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Currituck County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Gates County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
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James City County:     Cyndi's
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New Kent County:     Cyndi's
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Newport News City:     Cyndi's
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Norfolk City:     Cyndi's
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Northampton County:     Cyndi's
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Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
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Poquoson City:     Cyndi's
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Portsmouth City:     Cyndi's
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Portsmouth County:          
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Suffolk City:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Virginia Beach City:     Cyndi's
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Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Isle of Wight County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Isle of Wight 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 #1739978   (Name of Record: Bethany Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Isle of Wight
Lat: 37.0170931     Lon: -76.6838459   [Map]
Elev: 24         Map Name: Bacons Castle

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Isle of Wight County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Isle of Wight County: www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bethany Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0171, Longitude: -76.6838     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethany Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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