Amelia Island Genealogical Society, Nassau County Florida
Amelia Island Genealogical Society
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1900 = 9,654
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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Organized September 1992 with the mission statement, “Dedicated to Preserving the Past Through Education Research & Promotion of Family Search.” Officers: Betty Potter (President), Carol Roy (Vice President), Linda Cox (Secretary), Mary Nelson (Treasurer), Lynn James (At Large). The first Geneline was published 17 November 1992. Meetings were held at the Amelia Island Museum of History.
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1993 Officers , Betty Potter (President), Carol Roy (Vice President), Linda Cox (Secretary), Mary Nelson (Treasurer), Lynn James (At Large). In July, Betty Hard (Vice-President) and Virginia Borum (Corresponding Secretary).
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1994 Officers, Betty Potter (President), Jean Wiedman (Vice-President), Joan Johnson (Secretary), Mary Nelson (Treasurer), Virginia Borum (Corresponding Secretary), Jean Raymond (Librarian), Charlene Wilkes (Archivist), Lynn James (At Large). The first Basic Genealogy Course began on 6 January 1994 for 12 weeks led by Lynn James. The first issue of The Nassau County Genealogist published in January 1994.
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1995 Officers: Mary Nelson (President), Ed Livingston (Vice President), Martha MacMahon (Secretary), Jean Wiedman (Corresponding Secretary), Paul Sutton (Treasurer),. Lynn James (At Large).
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1996 Officers: Mary Nelson (President), Charles Johnson (Vice President), Joan Johnson (Secretary), Jean Wiedman (Corresponding Secretary), Paul Sutton (Treasurer), Lynn James (At Large). The Fernandina Beach Public Library agreed to house the AIGS genealogy reference material. In August, Mavynee Betsch of American Beach was the featured speaker.
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1997 Officers: Willie C. (Winkie) Robinson (President), Charles Johnson (Vice President), Jean Wiedman (Secretary), Maxyne Stroisch (Corresponding Secretary), Buddy Birkett (Treasurer), Lynn James (At Large). The first fundraiser was held – the raffle of a 4’x8’ playhouse built by Jim Thomas, the proceeds used for the publication of our first cemetery book; the lucky winners were Tracy and Patricia Couey of Callahan. The Cemeteries of Amelia Island was published. Buddy Birkitt, the elected treasurer, died in February and was replaced by Ken Sturges to fill the unexpired term. Our organizing president, Betty Potter, moves to Seattle, Washington. A sidewalk book sale was held in October at Publix to raise funds to purchase an overhead projector, raisisng $250.
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1998 Officers – Karen Nucci was elected Vice President, but must have resigned and was replaced by Mary Nelson. Maxyne Stroisch (Corresponding Secretary).
[Located in Category: AIGS History]
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1910 = 10,525
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1920 = 11,340
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1930 = 9,375
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1940 = 10,826
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1950 = 12,811
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1960 = 17,189
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1970 = 20,626
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1980 = 32,894
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1990 = 43,941
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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Population = 75,710
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Age < 5 = 5.1%
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Age < 18 = 20.8%
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Age 18 - 64 = 70.2%
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Age >65 = 19.0%
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Land Area 648.64 sq mi
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Median Household Income (2008 - 2012) $57,163.00
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Home Ownership (2008 - 2012) 79.2%
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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Median value of owner-occupied housing units (2008-2012) $195,300.00
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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2013 Building Permits 489 units
[Located in Category: 2013 Nassau County Census Data]
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January 40 F - 67 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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February 42 F - 69 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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March 47 F - 75 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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April 53 F - 80 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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May 61 F - 86 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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June 69 F - 90 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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July 71 F - 91 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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August 72 F - 91 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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September 69 F - 87 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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October 79 F - 81 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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November 48 F - 75 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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December 42 F - 68 F
[Located in Category: Nassau County Weather (Avg)]
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2000 = 57,949
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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2010 = 73,540
[Located in Category: Population 1900 - 2010]
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1592, May 3 - Jean Ribaut casts anchor in St. Mary's River near Fernandina.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1598 - Santa Maria Mission established on Amelia Island.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1686 - Fort San Carlos Built on Amelia Island.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1696 - A shipwrecked Quaker & companions stop at Santa Maria Mission on their way to the Carolinas.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1699 - British king grants territory to Carolina including half of the Florida peninsula.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1702 - Battle of Amelia Island between Spanish troops and Governor Moore's troops of South Carolina; Santa Maria fort captured and destroyed.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1735 - Oglethorpe scouts Amelia Island, finding peach trees, orange groves and deserted fields; names the island Amelia.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1737, April - War of "Jenkin's Ear" between England and Spain opens in Florida with the killing of two Englishmen on Amelia Island. Oglethorpe seizes the forts of Picolata and San Francisco de Pupa on the St. John's River.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]
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1742 - Spanish fail to capture Fort Williams opposite Amelia Island; 200 Spanish troops killed in the Battle of Bloody Marsh on St. Simons Island, Georgia.
[Located in Category: Amelia Island History]