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Escambia County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Escambia County

Index to Locations

  • Pensacola Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Pensacola Roberts Cemetery
  • Pensacola St. John's Cemetery
  • Pensacola St. Michael's Cemetery


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Vincent John Whibbs, Sr. (1920-2006) — also known as Vince Whibbs — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 8, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; automobile dealer; mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1978-91. Catholic. Member, Navy League; Rotary. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., May 30, 2006 (age 86 years, 111 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Marie Stuart; father of Vincent John Whibbs, Jr. (1954?-).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Roberts Cemetery
    Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Winston Eugene Arnow (1911-1994) — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Micanopy, Alachua County, Fla., March 13, 1911. Lawyer; municipal judge in Florida, 1940-42, 1946-49; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 1967-81; took senior status 1981. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Blue Key; Elks; Rotary. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 28, 1994 (age 83 years, 260 days). Interment at Roberts Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Leslie Arnow and Mabel (Thrasher) Arnow; married, January 11, 1941, to Frances Day Cease.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Cemetery
    "G" Street at Belmont Street
    Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida
    Founded 1876; approximate acreage: 26
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Alysworth Perry (1831-1889) — also known as Edward A. Perry — of Florida. Born March 15, 1831. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Governor of Florida, 1885-89. Died, of a stroke, at Kerrville, Kerr County, Tex., October 15, 1889 (age 58 years, 214 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Augustus Emmet Maxwell (1820-1903) — also known as Augustus E. Maxwell — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Elberton, Elbert County, Ga., September 21, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; Florida state attorney general, 1846-47; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1847; secretary of state of Florida, 1848-49; member of Florida state senate, 1849-50; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1853-57 (1st District 1853-55, at-large 1855-57); Senator from Florida in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1865-66, 1887-91; circuit judge in Florida, 1877-85; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention, 1885. Died in Chipley, Washington County, Fla., May 5, 1903 (age 82 years, 226 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Walker Anderson (1801-1857); father of Evelyn C. Maxwell; grandfather of Emmett Wilson.
      Political family: Maxwell family of Pensacola, Florida.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Emmett Wilson (1882-1918) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Belize, September 17, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1907-09; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912; U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1913-17. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., May 29, 1918 (age 35 years, 254 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Augustus Emmet Maxwell (1820-1903).
      Political family: Maxwell family of Pensacola, Florida.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walker Anderson (1801-1857) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Petersburg, Va., 1801. Lawyer; member of Florida territorial House of Representatives, 1830; member of Florida territorial senate, 1830; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Escambia County, 1838-39; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1841-42; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1851-53. Died January 18, 1857 (age about 55 years). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Augustus Emmet Maxwell; grandfather of Evelyn C. Maxwell (1862?-?).
      Political family: Maxwell family of Pensacola, Florida.
      George P. Wentworth (1877-1954) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Florida, June 18, 1877. Lawyer; real estate business; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940; Florida Republican state chair, 1928; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1932-33. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 24, 1954 (age 77 years, 67 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Edgar Wentworth (1842-1900) and Susan (Weatherbee) Wentworth; married to Anna Blanche Guttmann (1876-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William McKenzie Oerting (1820-1897) — also known as William M. Oerting — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Ebeltoft, Denmark, December 8, 1820. Vice-Consul for Denmark in Pensacola, Fla., 1873-97; mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1879-81. Danish ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., January 21, 1897 (age 76 years, 44 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Neils Oerting (1780-1858) and Mettie Sophia (Munch) Oerting (1789-1820); married, April 22, 1852, to Anna Harris Parrish (1835-1925); uncle of Charles McKenzie Oerting and William S. McKenzie Oerting (1868-1963).
      Political family: Oerting family of Pensacola, Florida.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Juan Luis Borras (1854-1911) — also known as Juan L. Borras; John L. Borras — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Barcelona, Spain, October 5, 1854. Consul for Venezuela in Pensacola, Fla., 1883-1906; Vice-Consul for Spain in Pensacola, Fla., 1886-98, 1900-11; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Pensacola, Fla., 1889-1901; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Pensacola, Fla., 1902-07. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, probably from a stroke, in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 24, 1911 (age 56 years, 323 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1879 to Rosina Bauer (1857-1951).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Vincent Joseph Vidal (1858-1941) — also known as Vincent J. Vidal; Vicente J. Vidal — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Mahon, Minorca, December 26, 1858. Naturalized U.S. citizen; merchant; coffee roaster; printing business; Honorary Vice-Consul for Guatemala in Pensacola, Fla., 1900-31; Honorary Consul for Cuba in Pensacola, Fla., 1904-14; Commercial Agent (Consul) for Uruguay in Pensacola, Fla., 1913-23; Honorary Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Pensacola, Fla., 1926-41; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Pensacola, Fla., 1929. Spanish ancestry. Member, Rotary; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., September 26, 1941 (age 82 years, 274 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, March 30, 1880, to Catherine 'Kate' Kupfrian (1861-1885); married 1886 to Sarah 'Sadie' Roth (1865-1916); married 1917 to Stella Owens (1889-1984).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      J. Harris Pierpont (1864-1943) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born February 25, 1864. Vice-Consul for Argentina in Pensacola, Fla., 1893-1940. Died May 23, 1943 (age 79 years, 87 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James N. Moreno (1836-1898) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., December 7, 1836. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Vice-Consul for Mexico in Pensacola, Fla., 1874-98. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., March 7, 1898 (age 61 years, 90 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francisco Moreno (1792-1882).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Campbell Watson (1846-1918) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Scotland, March 15, 1846. Timber merchant; collection agent; real estate and insurance business; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Pensacola, Fla., 1877-1901. Scottish ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 3, 1918 (age 72 years, 202 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1872 to Annie Sinclair Kennon (1852-1924).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Giovanni Battista Cafiero (1860-1924) — also known as Giovanni B. Cafiero; John B. Cafiero — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Sorrento, Italy, December 15, 1860. Ship captain; naturalized U.S. citizen; Consular Agent for Italy in Pensacola, Fla., 1894-1918. Italian ancestry. Chevalier of the Order of the Crown of Italy. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., June 3, 1924 (age 63 years, 171 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lilah Carrie Mooney (1870-1958).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucius Manlius Merritt (1824-1893) — also known as L. M. Merritt — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., July 22, 1824. Vice-Consul for Argentina in Pensacola, Fla., 1870-88. Member, Odd Fellows. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died four days later, in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., January 14, 1893 (age 68 years, 176 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Gerhardt Sophus Baars (1844-1909) — also known as Henry G. S. Baars — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Germany, February 23, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lumber export business; Vice-Consul for Austria-Hungary in Pensacola, Fla., 1888-1900. German ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., July 2, 1909 (age 65 years, 129 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ernst Baars and H. (Siebers) Baars; married 1871 to Mary Ellison Dunwoody (1855-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Leonard Hilton-Green (1893-1975) — also known as H. Hilton-Green — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born September 16, 1893. Shipbroker; Honorary Vice-Consul for Belgium in Pensacola, Fla., 1922-44; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Pensacola, Fla., 1938. English ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., March 28, 1975 (age 81 years, 193 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leonard Hilton-Green (1852-1922) and Ada Mary (French) Hilton-Green (1867-1962); married to Virginia Pritchard (1898-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Didrik C. Eitzen (1847-1904) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Norway, January 2, 1847. Vice-Consul for Germany in Pensacola, Fla., 1892-97; Vice-Consul for Russia in Pensacola, Fla., 1899-1901. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., September 27, 1904 (age 57 years, 269 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles McKenzie Oerting (1843-1933) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Denmark, September 16, 1843. Ship chandler; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Pensacola, Fla., 1895-1907. Presbyterian. Danish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Royal and Select Masters; Knights Templar. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., December 16, 1933 (age 90 years, 91 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Julius Oerting (1815-1912) and Aurelia (McKenzie) Oerting; brother of William S. McKenzie Oerting; nephew of William McKenzie Oerting (1820-1897).
      Political family: Oerting family of Pensacola, Florida.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Fannin Chipley (1838-1898) — also known as S. F. Chipley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., 1838. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; banker; superintendent, Pensacola Street Railway; Vice-Consul for Russia in Pensacola, Fla., 1895-98. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 22, 1898 (age about 60 years). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. William Stout Chipley (1810-1880) and Elizabeth (Fannin) Chipley (1819-1873); brother of William Dudley Chipley (1840-1897); married 1860 to Elizabeth Galt (1841-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eric Alexander Zelius (1859-1926) — also known as Alex E. Zelius — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Norway, May 20, 1859. Ship chandler; wholesale grocer; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Pensacola, Fla., 1896-1901. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in a hospital at Macon, Bibb County, Ga., August 21, 1926 (age 67 years, 93 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William S. McKenzie Oerting (1868-1963) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Ebeltoft, Denmark, March 31, 1868. Honorary Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Pensacola, Fla., 1935. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 21, 1963 (age 95 years, 235 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Julius Oerting (1815-1912) and Aurelia (McKenzie) Oerting; brother of Charles McKenzie Oerting; nephew of William McKenzie Oerting (1820-1897).
      Political family: Oerting family of Pensacola, Florida.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Russell Mallory (c.1812-1873) — also known as Stephen R. Mallory — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, of American parents, about 1812. Democrat. County judge in Florida, 1837-45; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1851-61; Confederate Secretary of the Navy, 1861-65. Catholic. Arrested as a Confederate by Union troops in 1865 and imprisoned until March 1866. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 9, 1873 (age about 61 years). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Mallory and Ellen Mallory; married to Angela Moreno; father of Stephen Russell Mallory, Jr.; cousin by marriage of William Francis White (1821?-?).
      Political family: Mallory-White family of California.
      Politician named for him: Stephen M. White
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Stephen Russell Mallory, Jr. (1848-1907) — also known as Stephen R. Mallory, Jr. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., November 2, 1848. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1876; member of Florida state senate, 1880-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1888; U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1891-95; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1897-1907; died in office 1907. Catholic. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., December 23, 1907 (age 59 years, 51 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Russell Mallory (1812?-1873).
      Political family: Mallory-White family of California.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Charles William Jones (1834-1897) — also known as Charles W. Jones — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Ireland, December 24, 1834. Democrat. Member of Florida state legislature, 1874; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1875-87. Died in St. Joseph's Retreat, an asylum for the insane, in Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich., October 11, 1897 (age 62 years, 291 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Benjamin Drake Wright (1799-1874) — also known as Benjamin D. Wright — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., January 23, 1799. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; member Florida territorial council, 1824, 1831-33, 1837; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1825, 1825-31; mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1828-29, 1841-42; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Escambia County, 1838-39; member of Florida state senate, 1845; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1853; president, Alabama and Florida Railroad, 1856; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Escambia County, 1865; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1869. Died April 28, 1874 (age 75 years, 95 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Wright (1750-1820) and Sarah Ann (Osborne) Wright (1763-1847); married, February 23, 1826, to Josefa 'Josephine' de la Rua (1811-1843).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Alexander Blount (1851-1921) — also known as William A. Blount — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Clarke County, Ala., October 25, 1851. Lawyer; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention, 1885; member of Florida state senate, 1903-05. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died June 15, 1921 (age 69 years, 233 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Carl Frederick Boysen (c.1829-1896) — also known as Charles F. Boysen — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Denmark, about 1829. Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Pensacola, Fla., 1867-96. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 20, 1896 (age about 67 years). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 3, 1876, to Susan B. Sparrow (died 1909).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francisco Moreno (1792-1882) — also known as "The King of Pensacola" — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 25, 1792. Banker; hotelier; Vice-Consul for Mexico in Pensacola, Fla., 1854. Died November 19, 1882 (age 89 years, 359 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1814 to Josefa Lopez (1794-1820); married 1821 to Margarita Lopez (1803-1851; sister of first wife); married 1868 to Mentoria Gonzalez (1834-1920); father of James N. Moreno (1836-1898).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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