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Appomattox County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Appomattox County

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  • Appomattox Unknown location
  • Appomattox Appomattox Court House Green
  • Appomattox Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Appomattox County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Stanhope Bocock (1815-1891) — also known as Thomas S. Bocock — of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va. Born in Buckingham County (part now in Appomattox County), Va., May 18, 1815. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1842-44, 1877-79 (Buckingham County 1842-44, Appomattox County 1877-79); Appomattox County Prosecuting Attorney, 1845-46; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1847-61 (4th District 1847-53, 5th District 1853-61); Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; Speaker of the House in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1868, 1872, 1876, 1880. Died in Appomattox County, Va., August 5, 1891 (age 76 years, 79 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Bocock and Mary (Flood) Bocock; brother of Willis Bocock (1810?-?); married to Sarah Flood and Annie Faulkner.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Willis Bocock — of Virginia. Virginia state attorney general, 1850. Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Brother of Thomas Stanhope Bocock (1815-1891).
      Walter Courtney Franklin (1858-1948) — also known as W. C. Franklin — of Pamplin City, Appomattox County, Va. Born August 19, 1858. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1883, 1885-87; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1920. Died October 8, 1948 (age 90 years, 50 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia


    Appomattox Court House Green
    Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry De La Warr Flood (1865-1921) — also known as Henry D. Flood — of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va. Born in Appomattox County, Va., September 2, 1865. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1887-91; member of Virginia state senate, 1891-1903; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Campbell & Appomattox counties, 1901-02; U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1901-21; died in office 1921; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1916, 1920. Died in Washington, D.C., December 8, 1921 (age 56 years, 97 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Appomattox Court House Green.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Walker Flood (1839-1916) and Ella (Faulkner) Flood (1844-1885); half-brother of Joel West Flood; uncle of Harry Flood Byrd; granduncle of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell; second cousin twice removed of William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin four times removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; second cousin five times removed of Theodorick Bland and Beverley Randolph; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell (1858-1931); fourth cousin of Carter Henry Harrison II and Earle Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joel West Flood (1894-1964) — of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va. Born near Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va., August 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1932-33; state court judge in Virginia, 1940-64. Died in Richmond, Va., April 27, 1964 (age 69 years, 269 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Appomattox Court House Green.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Walker Flood (1839-1916) and Sallie Whiteman (Delk) Flood (1852-1927); half-brother of Henry De La Warr Flood; half-uncle of Harry Flood Byrd; granduncle of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell; second cousin twice removed of William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin four times removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; second cousin five times removed of Theodorick Bland and Beverley Randolph; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell (1858-1931); fourth cousin of Carter Henry Harrison II and Earle Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery
    Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Watkins Moorman Abbitt (1908-1998) — also known as Watkins M. Abbitt — of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va. Born in Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va., May 21, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; Appomattox County Commonwealth Attorney, 1932-48; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1944; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 11th District, 1945; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1948-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1964, 1972; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1964-70. Baptist. Member, Ruritan; Lions; Omicron Delta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; American Forestry Association. Died, of leukemia, at Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, Va., July 13, 1998 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Francis Abbitt and Otway C. (Moorman) Abbitt; married, March 20, 1937, to Corinne Hancock; father of Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Jr. (1944-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


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