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The location of Bethel Cemetery









A visit to the Bethel Cemetery ...

The location of the Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery ...

The Bethel Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Grantsville.

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

Lat:   38.9023°   (38° 54' 8")

Lon:   -81.0151°   (-81° 0' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Barr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Big Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Broomstick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Bryners Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Cloverleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Elihu - Stump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Fluharty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Holbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Hur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Keyster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Meadow Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mollahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Orton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Roling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79793<3>
 
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Saunders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Slider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Snakeroot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Sturm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Sylvester Stump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Waggoner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Woodford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Zeke Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]     Glenville   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Grantsville   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Harrisville   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Heaters   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Sand Fork   [Map]    
Exchange   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Sutton   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     Truebada   [Map]    
Gassaway   [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 Bethel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Harrisville   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel 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 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 - 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Calhoun County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Calhoun 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 West 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 #1696828   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 38.9023102     Lon: -81.0151096   [Map]
Elev: 254         Map Name: Grantsville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9023, Longitude: -81.0151     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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