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Milton Cemetery
(Santa Rosa County, Florida)


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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 seven sections:

The Location of the Milton Cemetery...

The Milton Cemetery is located in Santa Rosa County. The county seat for Santa Rosa County is located in Milton.

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

Lat:   30.6229°   (30° 37' 22")

Lon:   -87.0489°   (-87° 2' 56")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Milton Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bagdad   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Cantonment   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Milton Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Jay   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Molino   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Milton Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Navarre   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Pensacola   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Milton Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Milton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Santa Rosa County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Black Hammock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Hickory Hammock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Milton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #72766)
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Serenity Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Milton Cemetery
 
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Milton Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Milton Cemetery.

Bagdad   [Map]Goulding   [Map]Pace   [Map]
Bellview   [Map]Gulf Breeze   [Map]Pensacola Beach   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Harold   [Map]Pensacola   [Map]
Cantonment   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sanders Beach   [Map]
Ensley   [Map]Milton   [Map]Tristan Village   [Map]
Ferry Pass   [Map]Molino   [Map]Warrington   [Map]
Galt City   [Map]Myrtle Grove   [Map]West Pensacola   [Map]
Gonzalez   [Map]Navarre   [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 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 - 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 Milton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Florida:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Santa Rosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Florida:

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

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 Florida

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Milton 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 Milton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #286949   (Name of Record: Milton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Santa Rosa
Lat: 30.6221374     Lon: -87.0488551   [Map]
Elev: 9         Map Name: Milton South

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Florida

About Santa Rosa County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Rosa County: www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Milton Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6229, Longitude: -87.0489     [Map].

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<2>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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