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Floyd Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Floyd Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Floyd 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 upon 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Floyd Cemetery...

The Floyd Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   31.7157°   (31° 42' 56")

Lon:   -88.2786°   (-88° 16' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Floyd Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Floyd Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Floyd Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Floyd Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Choctaw County.

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

Bladon Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Chatom   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Floyd Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Barrytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Bladon Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Browns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Chalk Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Coopers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Cullomburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Frankville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Grenade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Healing Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Loften Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
McDowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Millry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Minerva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Old Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Singley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Springbank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Three Forks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Floyd Cemetery
 
Winsletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Floyd Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Floyd Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Coffeeville   [Map]Mehaffey   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Toxey   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 it should be mentioned 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 Floyd Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Floyd 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 Floyd Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118457   (Name of Record: Floyd Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 31.7157139     Lon: -88.2786251   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Millry North

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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: 31.7157, Longitude: -88.2786     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Floyd Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Floyd 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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