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Near New Hope in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bethel Cemetery

Madison County

 

Established c. 1823

 
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By David J Gaines, November 20, 2018
1. Bethel Cemetery Madison County Marker
Inscription.  (front)
On October 11, 1823, Bethel Church joined the MUD Creek Association of Primitive Baptist Churches. Frank P. and Nannie Butler Ivy deeded Bethel Cemetery to Bethel Church on May 25, 1891. On June 5, 1982 the Bethe Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund, Inc. assumed care of the cemetery.
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The oldest legible stones date from the 1830s. 515 unmarked or unknown graves likely date from before 1838. As of 2015, the number of veterans buried here include one Revolutionary War and War of 1812, eleven Civil War, four World War I, fifteen World War II, three Korean War and two Vietnam War.
 
Erected 2016 by Bethel Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund, Inc.
 
Location. 34° 36.709′ N, 86° 21.436′ W. Marker is near New Hope, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Keel Hollow Road 0.1 miles north of Cherry Tree Road (County Route 28), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope AL 35760, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles
Bethel Cemetery Madison County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, November 20, 2018
2. Bethel Cemetery Madison County Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The History of Paint Rock, Alabama / Paint Rock Arrests in 1931 Began 'Scottsboro Boys' Cases (approx. 4.1 miles away); Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Whitaker Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Decatur County (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Deposit Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Vienna (New Hope) (approx. 5.6 miles away); "Wildwood" (approx. 5.7 miles away); Town of Gurley (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Hope.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2018, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2018, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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