Do you have an
ancestor who lived in the territory of Florida before 1845 statehood?
The Florida Pioneer Descendants Certification Committee would
like to hear from you.
And if your pioneer
was born in any county area before it was officially
formed and named, a county award may also be waiting for you.
presented annually at the Florida State Genealogical Society's Pioneer
Banquet each Fall in conjunction with yearly Conference events.
Your application is an excellent way to honor those folks who
braved hardships to settle previously unknown areas.
information, see the website of Florida State Genealogical
Society at http://www.flsgs.org/ and click on
"Florida Pioneer" at top of page.
Don't put it off
much longer! The deadline for submission of your application and
documents will be June 30 each year.
look forward to celebrating your Florida ancestry with you.