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The location of Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery









A visit to the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery ...

The Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery is located in Southampton County.

The county seat for Southampton County is located in Courtland. Courtland lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Lat:   36.9288°   (36° 55' 43")

Lon:   -76.9272°   (-76° 55' 37")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery.

Berlin   [Map]     Rushmere   [Map]    
Black Creek   [Map]     Sebrell   [Map]    
Burdette   [Map]     Sedley   [Map]    
Courtland   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Cypress Manor   [Map]     Surry   [Map]    
Dendron   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Doles Crossroads   [Map]     Walters   [Map]    
Edgehill   [Map]     Watkins Corner   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Waverly   [Map]    
Hunterdale   [Map]     Windsor   [Map]    
Ivor   [Map]     Zuni   [Map]    
Oak Grove   [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 Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Southampton County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery.

Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin City
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the South (S) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery
 
Smithfield   [Map]
 - Located in Isle of Wight County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the East (E) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery
 
Surry   [Map]
 - Located in Surry County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Southampton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 Virginia

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Booker T Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Surry County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north (N) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Bowden Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<2>

Bristown Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south (S) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Brittle Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the south (S) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest (NW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Diggs Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Gilfield Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Ivor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Mill Swamp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Isle of Wight County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Millfield Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest (SW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Spratley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

Wakefield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest (NW) of the Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Southampton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Southampton County: www.southamptoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Briggs / Davis / Johnson Family Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9288, Longitude: -76.9272     [Map].
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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