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St. Matthews in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Floyd's Grave

 
 
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
1. John Floyd's Grave Marker
Inscription.  Grave of John Floyd, near here. Pioneer and surveyor. Born Amherst County, Virginia, 1750. Killed when ambushed by Indians in Jefferson County, District of Kentucky, 1783. Colonel of Militia and County Lieutenant of Jefferson County.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 146.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 38° 14.418′ N, 85° 38.718′ W. Marker is in St. Matthews, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Breckenridge Lane (State Road 1932) and Hillsboro Road, on the right when traveling south on Breckenridge Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 726 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville KY 40207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd's Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Charles Floyd (within shouting distance of this marker); James Brown House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bowman Field - East
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women (approx. one mile away); Gilman's Point / St. Matthews (approx. 1.1 miles away); Beargrass Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Aero Club of Louisville (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Matthews.
 
Also see . . .  John Floyd (pioneer) — Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 8, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
John Floyd's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
2. John Floyd's Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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