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(Chesterfield County, Virginia)


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The location of Bethel Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Bethel 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 six sections:

The Location of the Bethel Cemetery...

The Bethel Cemetery is located in Chesterfield County.

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

Lat:   37.5099°   (37° 30' 35")

Lon:   -77.7118°   (-77° 42' 42")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Glen Allen   [Map]
 - Located in Henrico County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Goochland   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brown Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Chesterfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Crump Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Huguenot Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Manakin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Rocky Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Skinquarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Subletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Trabur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Westhampton Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Henrico County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Beaumont   [Map]Chesterfield Village   [Map]Matoaca   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]Chippenham Village   [Map]Montrose Heights   [Map]
Bensley Village   [Map]Dumbarton   [Map]Richmond   [Map]
Bensley   [Map]East Highland Park   [Map]Short Pump   [Map]
Beulah Village   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Tuckahoe Village   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Goochland   [Map]Tuckahoe   [Map]
Chamberlayne   [Map]Lakeside   [Map]Walmsley Village   [Map]
Cherry Gardens   [Map]Laurel Village   [Map]Wyndham   [Map]
Chesterfield Court House   [Map]Laurel   [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 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 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Chesterfield County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Brunswick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dinwiddie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greensville 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    
Hopewell City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
King and Queen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
New Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Petersburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Powhatan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince Edward County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince George 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    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sussex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 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 Bethel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1759839   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chesterfield
Lat: 37.5098705     Lon: -77.7119379   [Map]
Elev: 128         Map Name: Midlothian

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.va.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bethel Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5099, Longitude: -77.7118     [Map].

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