Location: Holmes County FL

Native American History of Holmes County, Florida

Holmes County is located in northwestern Florida. It is named after a Creek mikko (chief) named Holmes, who settled in the region, but was killed by Andrew Jackson’s army in 1818. Its northern boundary is the Geneva County, AL line. Its eastern boundary is Jackson County, FL. To the west is Holmes County, FL and the south, is Calhoun County, FL. Its southern boundary is Washington County, FL, while its western boundary is Walton County Florida. Its county seat is Bonafay. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The Choctawhatchee River flows through the center of Holmes County and flows southward into Washington County. Much of Holmes County is in its drainage basin. The original Creek name of the Choctawhatchee River was probably, Chakato-hachi (=Chatot River,) but was misinterpreted by English-speaking settlers to be Choctawhatchee. Holmes Creek and Ecofina Creek are other major streams in the county. The Gulf Coastal Plain stretching from Mobile, AL to Cedar Key, FL was known as Am-Ixchel by Native Americans, when...

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Holmes County Florida Cemetery Records

Florida Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Florida county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Holmes County Cemetery Records Hosted at Holmes County Florida FLGenWeb Project Inc Master Cemetery Index Index A-L Index M-Z Alberson Cemetery Andrews Cemetery Restoration photos Banfill Cemetery Bethany Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Bethlehem Cemetery Beulah Anne Baptist Cemetery Bonifay Cemetery Bonifay (Colored) Cemetery Bradley Cemetery Braxton Cemetery Brown Cemetery Brownell Cemetery Broxton Cemetery Camp Ground Cemetery Photos Old Camp Ground Cemetery Carmel Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery Corinth Cemetery Double Springs Cemetery Dyson Cemetery East Mt Zion Photos East Pittman Esto Cemetery Esto Community (City) Cemetery Evergreen Cemetery Faith Cemetery Forehand Cemetery French Cemetery Geneva County, Alabama Cemeteries Black Cemetery Eden Baptist Church Cemetery Leddon Cemetery Liberty Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery New Home Church Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church Traveler’s Rest Church Green Cemetery Grice Cemetery Gully Springs Cemetery Harris Chapel Cemetery Hewett Cemetery Hickory Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Holt (Colored) Cemetery Hurricane Creek Cemetery Izagora Cemetery Kelly Cemetery Leonia Baptist Cemetery Liberty Hill Cemetery Little Rock Cemetery Live Oak Cemetery Photos Mathis Cemetery Mavie Cemetery Midway Cemetery Miscellaneous Cemetery Extracts Mount Carmel Cemetery Mount Ida Cemetery Mount Olive Cemetery Photos  Anderson Photos Mount Zion Methodist – same as East Mt Zion...

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