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The location of Bethel Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Bethel Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bethel 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Bethel Cemetery...

The Bethel Cemetery is located in Sussex County.

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

Lat:   36.9557°   (36° 57' 20")

Lon:   -77.3019°   (-77° 18' 6")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sussex County.

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

Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Petersburg City
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 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 Sussex County.

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dinwiddie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Easter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Hunting Quarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Little Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Loving Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Newville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Reidville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Sappony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Adams Grove   [Map]Drewryville   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]
Addison   [Map]Ettrick   [Map]Sebrell   [Map]
Berlin   [Map]Garysville   [Map]Sedley   [Map]
Bollinger Estates   [Map]Grant Village   [Map]Stony Creek   [Map]
Braebrook Village   [Map]Grizzard   [Map]Vincent Grove   [Map]
Capron   [Map]Henry   [Map]Wakefield   [Map]
Colonial Heights   [Map]Jarratt   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Joyner   [Map]White City   [Map]
Dendron   [Map]Maitland Village   [Map]Worrell   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sussex County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Gates County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hertford County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Northampton County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amelia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Brunswick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chesterfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dinwiddie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Emporia City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Franklin City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gloucester 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    
Hampton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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        
Isle of Wight County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
James City County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King and Queen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
King William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
New Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newport News City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Nottoway 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 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    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Suffolk City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Surry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamsburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
York County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Sussex 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 #1463152   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sussex
Lat: 36.9557056     Lon: -77.3019176   [Map]
Elev: 31         Map Name: Sussex

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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: 36.9557, Longitude: -77.3019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethel 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 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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