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(Marathon County, Wisconsin)


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Profile for the Bethlehem Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Cemetery...

The Bethlehem Cemetery is located in Marathon County. The county seat for Marathon County is located in Wausau.

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

Lat:   44.9877°   (44° 59' 15")

Lon:   -90.1793°   (-90° 10' 45")

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

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

Abbotsford   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Colby   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Curtiss   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Dorchester   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Edgar   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Unity   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbotsford Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Brighton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Colby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Holton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Holy Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
North Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
St. John The Baptist Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Stetsonville Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Tessmer Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2417924<4>
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Abbotsford   [Map]Deer Creek   [Map]Holton   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dorchester   [Map]Hull   [Map]
Bern   [Map]Eau Pleine   [Map]Johnson   [Map]
Brighton   [Map]Edgar   [Map]Little Black   [Map]
Browning   [Map]Fenwood   [Map]Mayville   [Map]
Colby   [Map]Frankfort   [Map]Rietbrock   [Map]
Colby   [Map]Goodrich   [Map]Stetsonville   [Map]
Curtiss   [Map]Halsey   [Map]Unity   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Bethlehem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marathon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chippewa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Eau Claire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Langlade County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marinette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oneida County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Portage County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Price County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rusk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shawano County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

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 Wisconsin

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1561651   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marathon
Lat: 44.9877447     Lon: -90.1793016   [Map]
Elev: 436         Map Name: Milan

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Marathon County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.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: 44.9877, Longitude: -90.1793     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethlehem Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethlehem 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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