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

John Floyd's Grave

 
 
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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.
 
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); Bowman Field - East (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women
John Floyd's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
2. John Floyd's Grave Marker
(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); Spring Fort Built Before 1782 (approx. 1.4 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 Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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