Original FLGenWeb Project begun in 1996 & incorporated as
not-for-profit in 2008, with over ten years of accumulated data
Florida GenWeb Welcomes You
|I am Fran Smith,
County Coordinator. Please dig around in your home and your
and help make this site the most resourceful site of all.
became a county 23 years before Florida became a state. It
was formed from St. Johns County in 1822. Want to know more about
Duval's history? Enjoy the
It was the 4th county established while Florida was a
aterritory. It was named for William P. Duval, the first Florida
Territorial Governor 1822-1834,
a Research Library?
#1 Jacksonville Genealogical Society monthly membership meeting
Webb-Wesconnett Branch Library Auditorium, Jacksonville, Fl.
1:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
#2 SGES The Southern Genealogist's Exchange Society
Where: Mandarin Library 3330 Kori Rd. (Sept and Oct meetings)
Time: 10:15 a.m. on the 2nd Saturday of the month.
FSGS Florida Pioneer
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
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
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
look forward to celebrating your Florida ancestry with you.