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African American Cemeteries - Florida

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Florida's African-American Cemeteries

The following cemeteries are purported to be the burial place of African-Americans. A link to the cemetery on Find A Grave has been provided for convenience. While the Find A Grave citation is acceptable when creating profiles of those interred in these cemeteries, it would be best-practice to include other sources, where available.

Alachua County

  1. Category: Freedom Cemetery, LaCrosse, Florida
  2. Grass Lawn Cemetery[1]
  3. Category: Greater Fort Clarke Cemetery, Gainesville, Florida
  4. Category: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Gainesville, Florida
  5. Newberry Cemetery, Alachua County, Florida [2] Note: The west side of the cemetery is the African-American (Black) Section, So a FSP is needed. 202 memorials listed.[3]
  6. Category: Newnansville African American Cemetery, Alachua, Florida
  7. Category: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Micanopy, Florida [4] Note:the graves on the western side of the service road are African-American and the graves on the eastern side of the service road are caucasian
  8. Orange Creek Cemetery Also known as Hawthorne Black Cemetery[5]
  9. Category: Pine Grove Cemetery, Gainesville, Florida
  10. Sand Hill Cemetery[6]
  11. Category: Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Archer, Florida

Bay County

  1. Gainer Cemetery, Blue Springs
  2. Redwood Cemetery

Brevard County

  1. Hilltop Cemetery, Cocoa, Florida

Duval County

  1. Phillips Cemetery (aka Craig Swamp Cemetery)
  2. St. Nicholas Cemetery

Escambia County

  1. Greater Springhill AMEZ Church Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida
  2. Gull Point Cemetery (aka Roberts/Noble Cemetery)
  3. Whitmire Cemetery

Gadsden County

  1. Florida State Hospital Cemetery (Cemetery #2 and #3), Chattahoochee, Florida
  2. Greenboro Community Cemetery
  3. Oak Grove Cemetery
  4. St. James Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  5. St. James P. B. Church Cemetery
  6. St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  7. Turner Cemetery

Gulf County

  1. Forest Hill Cemetery
  2. Robertson Cemetery
  3. Williamsburgh Cemetery, Gulf County, Florida

Hamilton County

  1. Jennings Bluff Cemetery
  2. West Lake Cemetery

Hardee County

  1. Fort Meade Cemetery, Fort Meade, Florida [7]

Highlands County

  1. African American Cemetery (was Pauper Cemetery), Beck Ave., Avon Park, Florida "Find a Grave"
  2. Bougainvillea Cemetery (mixed race), Avon Park, Florida Find A Grave
  3. Lakeside Historical Cemetery (was Lincoln Garden Cemetery), Avon Park, Florida Find A Grave
  4. Bethel Cemetery, DeSoto City, Florida "Find A Grave"
  5. Highway Park Cemetery, Lake Placid, Florida "Find a Grave"
  6. Lakeside Cemetery, Sebring, Florida "Find a Grave"
  7. Pinecrest Cemetery (mixed race), Sebring, Florida "Find a Grave"

Jackson County

  1. Category:Antioch_AME_Church_Cemetery,_Marianna,_Florida
  2. Category:Bellamy_Cemetery,_Marianna,_Florida
  3. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  4. Ealy Cemetery
  5. Ebenezer Cemetery, Alford, Florida
  6. Evergreen Cemetery, Cypress, Florida
  7. Freeman Cemetery, Marianna, Florida
  8. Gainer Cemetery AKA Henson Cemetery, Graceville, Florida on Find A Grave
  9. Galilee Baptist Church Cemetery
  10. Hinson Cemetery
  11. Magnolia A.M.E. Church Cemetery
  12. McChapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery
  13. Category:Mount_Ararat_A.M.E._Church_Cemetery,_Marianna,_Florida
  14. Mt. Cello M.B. Cemetery
  15. Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church and Cemetery
  16. Mt Sinai Cemetery
  17. Nubbin Ridge Cemetery
  18. Orange Hill Cemetery, Marianna, Florida
  19. Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
  20. Pope Chapel A M E Church Cemetery
  21. Popular Spring Cemetery
  22. Riverside Cemetery, African American Section
  23. Robinson Cemetery
  24. Roulhac Cemetery, Marianna, Florida
  25. Round Lake Cemetery
  26. Shiloh Cemetery, Bascom, Florida on Find A Grave
  27. Snelling Cemetery
  28. St. John M. B. Church Cemetery
  29. Spears Plantation Cemetery, Marianna, Florida
  30. Union Hill Church Cemetery, Marianna, Florida

Jefferson County

Leon County

Liberty County

Bethel Church Cemetery
St. Stephens Church Cemetery (aka Watson Cemetery)

Madison County

Jeslamb A.M.E. Church Cemetery
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church #2 Cemetery, Cherry Lake, Florida

Marion County

Sim's Cemetery (aka Slave Cemetery), Ocala, Florida

Polk County

Bowling Green African American Cemetery, Bowling Green, Florida
Groveland African-American Cemetery, Groveland, Florida
Homeland African-American Cemetery, Homeland, Florida
Oakland African American Cemetery, Oakland, Florida
Tiger Flowers Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida "Find a Grave"
Trilby County Cemetery (aka Old Black Cemetery), Dade City, Florida

Santa Rosa County

Milton Keyser Cemetery

Seminole County

Stewart Memorial Grounds


Union County

  1. Category: Fort Call Cemetery, Worthington Springs, Florida

Volusia County

Saints and Sinners Cemetery (aka Bill Hill Cemetery), Oak Hill, Florida "Find a Grave"

Walton County

Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery, DeFuniak Springs, Florida at Find A Grave

Washington County

Missionary Baptist Cemetery
Northside Cemetery
Southside Cemetery
St. Joseph Cemetery
St. Luke Cemetery
St. Mary Cemetery
Sylvania Cemetery
Washington Cemetery

See Also

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:African-American_Cemeteries_in_Florida

Sources

https://accessgenealogy.com/florida/florida-african-american-cemeteries.htm https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery-records http://www.floridagraveyards.org/hardee-county-sites.html





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