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The location of Butts Cemetery









A visit to the Butts 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 six sections:

The Location of the Butts Cemetery ...

The Butts Cemetery is located in Southampton County.

The county seat for Southampton County is located in Courtland. Courtland lies just to the south southeast of the Butts Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Butts Cemetery

Lat:   36.8193°   (36° 49' 9")

Lon:   -77.1340°   (-77° 8' 2")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Butts Cemetery.

Adams Grove   [Map]     Hunterdale   [Map]    
Berlin   [Map]     Ivor   [Map]    
Black Creek   [Map]     Joyner   [Map]    
Boykins   [Map]     Koskoo   [Map]    
Burdette   [Map]     Newsoms   [Map]    
Capron   [Map]     Sebrell   [Map]    
Courtland   [Map]     Sedley   [Map]    
Cypress Manor   [Map]     Shiloh   [Map]    
Doles Crossroads   [Map]     Vincent Grove   [Map]    
Drewryville   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Edgehill   [Map]     Walters   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Watkins Corner   [Map]    
Handsom   [Map]     Waverly   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Worrell   [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 Butts 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 Butts Cemetery.

Boykins   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Located in Sussex County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Butts Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Butts 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:

Bertie County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chowan County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gates County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hertford County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Northampton County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Perquimans County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amelia County:     Cyndi's
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Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Charles City County:     Cyndi's
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Chesapeake City:     Cyndi's
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
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Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
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Emporia City:     Cyndi's
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Franklin City:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Gloucester County:     Cyndi's
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Greensville County:     Cyndi's
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Hampton City:     Cyndi's
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Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
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Isle of Wight County:     Cyndi's
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James City County:     Cyndi's
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Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
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Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
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New Kent County:     Cyndi's
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Newport News City:     Cyndi's
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Norfolk City:     Cyndi's
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Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
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Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
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Poquoson City:     Cyndi's
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Portsmouth City:     Cyndi's
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Portsmouth County:          
Prince George County:     Cyndi's
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Richmond City:     Cyndi's
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Suffolk City:     Cyndi's
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Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sussex County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Butts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Butts Cemetery

Branch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Butts Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<2>

Bryants Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Butts Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Butts Cemetery

Capron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Butts Cemetery

Community Fellowship Church of Deliverence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Butts Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Courtland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Butts Cemetery

Easter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Butts Cemetery

Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery

Elam Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Butts Cemetery

Gay Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Butts Cemetery

Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Butts Cemetery

Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Butts Cemetery

McClenny Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Butts Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Millfield Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Butts Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Butts Cemetery

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Butts Cemetery

Reidville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Butts Cemetery

St. Mary's AME Zion Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Butts Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Butts Cemetery

Sebrell - Reese Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Butts Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Butts Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sussex County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Butts Cemetery

Wester - Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Butts Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Butts 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 Butts Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1464192   (Name of Record: Butts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Southampton
Lat: 36.8190389     Lon: -77.1344103   [Map]
Elev: 18         Map Name: Sebrell

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8193, Longitude: -77.1340     [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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