Bethel Cemetery - Champaign County Illinois

Cemetery Name: Bethel Cemetery

Also Known As: Bethel Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Bethel United Methodist Cemetery, Harris Cemetery, Old Harris Cemetery, Seymour Methodist Episcopal Cemetery

Location:  Mahomet Township, North of Seymour

GPS Location 40.14376, -88.45673 (link to Google Map)

Description:  This cemetery was once owned by the Harris family, who gave the cemetery to the Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church, and is now cared for by the Seymour United Methodist Church.

Pictures: As of February 2012, I have only visited this cemetery once to get GPS location reading, and take a couple of quick overview pictures. I hope to some day re-visit this cemetery to take pictures of all the stones, and of course when I do - I will try to share them on this site.





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Bill Sheets – Monticello, IL
April 13, 2013 - 15:06
Subject: Bethel-Harris Cemetery

A friend of mine and myself went to Bethel-Harris Cemetery Last summer and reset and/or repaired 20 grave stones and we have 4 or 5 bigger ones we are planning to reset this summer. I have taken picture of all the grave stones there if you would want me to upload them to your website. This might save you a trip.
Bill Sheets

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Pam Gant
October 13, 2016 - 23:44
Subject: grave search

I am searching for the burial place of Rachel McDonnel(McDaniel) born 1839 died May 1880 in Ross, Vermilion Co., ILL per Federal Mortality Record found. I have been searching for over 30 years for her burial. Record shows last name McDonnel,, but all the information is correct for Rachel McDaniel. Hope you can help. Thank you Pam Gant

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