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 Pioneer's




If you know of someone in your line who should be listed, follow the links below to get your application today.
The Florida State Genealogical Society's Florida Pioneer Descendants Certification Program honors descendants of Florida pioneers who settled in the Territory of Florida prior to Florida achieving statehood on 3 March 1845. See the description below for details for all certificates available.
 
In order to qualify for a Florida Pioneer Descendant’s Certificate, you will need to prove:
Residency of the Pioneer Ancestor
Your Direct Line of Descent from the Pioneer Ancestor
Click Here for Information about Applying for a Certificate
Click Here for Pioneer Application Fees

December 31 is the postmark deadline for Certificate Applications: However, we do encourage you to submit your application(s) early in the year. Each application is reviewed by two volunteers and can take up to 45 days to complete. Applications received after September 30th will be reviewed during the next year. Applications should be mailed to:  FSGS, Pioneer Program, P.O. Box 730454, Ormond Beach, FL 32173.

Florida Pioneer Descendant Certificate - State – This award can be given to any person regardless of his or her place of residence who shall provide documentary proof satisfactory to the committee, which establishes a solid chain of evidence that he or she has an ancestor who settled in Florida (present boundaries) before the state was admitted to the union, 3 March 1845. The application and all supporting documentation shall remain the property of the Society and the Florida State Archives.
Florida Pioneer Descendant Certificate - County – This award can be given to any person, regardless of his or her place of residence, who shall provide documentary proof satisfactory to the committee, establishing a solid chain of evidence that he or she has an ancestor who settled in a county of Florida (present boundaries) before the county was formed. The application and all supporting documentation shall remain the property of the society and the Florida State Archives.
Settlers and Builders of Florida Certificate – This award is given to any descendant who can prove their direct lineal descent from an ancestor who was a resident in Florida between 3 March 1845 and 31 December 1900.   Applicants whose ancestor qualifies for both a State Pioneer Certificate and a Settlers and Builders Certificate may apply for one or the other of these certificate but not both. Applicants whose ancestor qualifies for both a County Pioneer Certificate and a Settlers and Builders Certificate can apply for both of these certificates. 
Florida Pioneer Researcher Certificate – This award can be given to any person, regardless of his or her place of residence, who has successfully completed the research on behalf of a Descendant, to establish a new, previously undocumented Pioneer. The Researcher should not be a Descendant of this Pioneer, but they may be eligible to receive a Descendant's Certificate for a Pioneer in his or her own lineage. The application shall remain the property of the Society and the Florida State Archives.
Memorial Pioneer Certificate – Established to recognize deceased lineal descendants of a Florida Pioneer for whom an FSGS Florida Pioneer certificate (state or county) has been issued.


Id # Pioneer Birth Death Arrived
P1997-0002 BAKER, Arthur Alpheus
P2000-0003 BAKER, Thaddeus Lafayette 1826 1864 1830
P2001-0003 BOWMAN, Edwin Thomas 1857 1956 1885
P2015-0139 CRUM, Ann Pyles (HOPE) 1854 1935
P2015-0137 CRUM, Christian Matilda (WIGGINS) 1812
P2015-0140 CRUM, David Maxie 1879 1963
P2015-0141 CRUM, Emily Alice (EILAND) 1889 1978
P2015-0138 CRUM, John Washignton 1852 1896
P2015-0136 CRUM, Richard Ratcliff 1801
P1998-0008 GARRISON, Mary Ann
P1998-0011 HAMMOCK, Jackson
P1985-0018 JONES, Mathew E. 1822 1878
P1985-0019 LAW, Peter William 1801 1852 1830
P1997-0031 ROBLES, Joseph Paul Sr.
P2001-0038 STAFFORD, Joshua
P1994-0063 TAYLOR, John Stansel
P2007-0016 WORLEY, Jacob 1821 1881




 
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