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Dykes Cemetery
Greenhead, Washington County, Florida

Lat: 30° 30' 42"N, Lon: 85° 39' 31"W

Contributed by Mary Washburn, Apr 30, 2004 [mwashburn2004@hotmail.com].
Total records = 50.

To reach the cemetery from Chipley go south on Highway 77 about 24 miles, cemetery is on right just south of the intersection of highway 77 and state road 279.

The Dykes Cemetery land was donated to the town of Greenhead by G. W. Dykes. The land was made into a cemetery after John David Dykes was lynched. On Apr 15, 1916, Greenhead postmaster, John David Dykes, was lynched by a mob and then buried on the land.

This survey was done on Jan 24, 2004.

- Mary Washburn
??, Martin, no dates
Allen, Baby, no dates
Bell, Ava, b. Aug 28, 1894, d. Apr 22, 1913, w/o A. L. Payne
Black, Capt. Henry B., b. 1835, d. 1912, 1 Florida Cav CSA
Dykes, Anna, b. Jul 12, 1882, d. Feb 3, 1967
Dykes, Bengamin M., b. Dec 8, 1910, d. Jul 23, 1976
Dykes, Bessie M., b. Nov 12, 1913, d. Dec 14, 1977
Dykes, David, no dates
Dykes, Eugene, b. Apr 30, 1914, d. May 17, 1973
Dykes, George Washington, b. Feb 28, 1843, d. Jul 22, 1922, Pvt Co B 18 Alabama Regt CSA
Dykes, Herbert E., b. Jun 29, 1954, d. Jul 9, 1994
Dykes, Jim Tom, b. Jul 30, 1871, d. Oct 27, 1944
Dykes, Jimmy, d. May 13, 1990
Dykes, John David, b. 1908, d. 1967
Dykes, John David, b. Sep 28, 1873, d. Apr 15, 1916, Woodman of the World
Dykes, Myrtle M., b. Mar 31, 1923, d. Jul 19, 1980
Dykes, Rhoda E., b. Apr 25, 1949, d.
Dykes, Ruth V. , b. 1914, d. 1989
Dykes, Simon Carral, b. 1901, d. 1958
Dykes, Vivian, b. Nov 4, 1910, d. Sep 5, 1911
Dykes, Walter T. , b. 1905, d. 1988
Garrette, Joseph L., b. Jan 24, 1910, d. Dec 28, 1987, US Army
Gilbert, Dorothy Ann, b. Dec 8, 1885, d. Mar 28, 1973
Gilbert, Jerome, b. Aug 13, 1916, d. Oct 22, 1921
Gilbert, William J., b. Mar 13, 1879, d. Mar 20, 1965
Given, Juanita B., b. Dec 7, 1915, d. Mar 3, 1999
Given, Theodore Rosevelt "Ted", b. Oct 3, 1905, d. Apr 20, 1962
Given, William L., b. Oct 25, 1907, d. Jun 15, 1967
Humbert, Mary Dykes, b. Feb 2, 1944, d. Feb 4, 2001
Long, Nancy, b. Sep 26, 1863, d. Nov 8, 1927
Maynard, Horace L., b. Jan 15, 1889, d. Apr 25, 1952, Florida Pvt 149 Co Trans Corps WWI
Moody, Alfred, b. Mar 24, 1900, d. Nov 22, 1977
Motley, Hattie Bell, b. Jun 16, 1909, d. Jun 11, 1960
Motley, Hubert Henry, b. Sep 28, 1927, d. Jun 30, 1999
Motley, Mary Aquilla, b. Dec 28, 1926, d. Jan 20, 1996
Pate, Jasper, b. 1902, d. 1942
Pitts, Bettie L., b. Feb 14, 1898, d. Nov 17, 1931
Rogers, James Thomas, b. Jun 2, 1934, d. Nov 30, 1993
Taylor, Rhoda Y., b. Nov 11, 1882, d. Sep 18, 1974
Varnum, Anna, b. 1891, d. 1930, w/o H. A. Varnum
Varnum, Elva Adline Nail Marsh, b. Apr 22, 1910, d. Oct 20, 2000
Varnum, Hezzie A., b. Oct24, 1885, d. Jan 9, 1980
Vieira, Jose S,, b. Apr 19, 1894, d. Aug 25, 1961
Waller, Louise, b. Aug 18, 1914, d. Nov 9, 1917
Walsingham, J. S., b. 1798, d. 1886, Pvt McNeils Det Indian Wars note - was not buried here
Watson, James Jack, b. Nov 20, 1966, d. Aug 15, 2001
Weeks, James Franklin, b. Jan 10, 1926, d. Nov 19, 1980
Weeks, Joseph Washington, b. Jul 10, 1906, d. Mar 6, 1988
Weeks, Lois E., b. Dec 1, 1925, d. Feb 16, 1987
White, Stella Ann, b. Apr 15, 1914, d. Jun 2, 1952

 

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