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Butts Cemetery
(Southampton County, Virginia)


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Local Newspapers for the Butts Cemetery ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of the Butts Cemetery.

Our newspaper information for the Butts Cemetery is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained a some surprises.

Newspapers Neighboring the Butts Cemetery ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of the Butts Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Butts Cemetery.

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  • Waverly - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north
  • Franklin - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast
  • Boykins - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south

Published In Waverly   [Sussex County]     [Map]  

Waverly is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of the Butts Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Waverly. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Southside Virginia Dispatch   (Published in 1913)

Sussex Gazette   (Published 1888 to 1897)

The Tall Pine   (Published 1936 to 19??)

The Waverly Dispatch   (Published 1913 to 1937)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Waverly.


Published In Franklin   [Franklin City]     [Map]  

Franklin is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of the Butts Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Franklin. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Blackwater Courier   (Published 1891 to 1900)

Franklin Gazette   (Published 1880 to 1886)

Southhampton Democrat   (Published 188? to 192?)

The Graphic   (Published 1900 to 1905)

The Tidewater News   (Published 1905 to the present)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Franklin.


Published In Boykins   [Southampton County]     [Map]  

Boykins is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of the Butts Cemetery

The following paper was published in Boykins. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Times   (Published 1916 to 19??)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Boykins.

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Butts Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8193, Longitude: -77.1340     [Map].

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