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Lockwood-Brooks

From a 1929 Fernandina Newspaper Mr. And Mrs. W. M. Brooks of Fernandinaannounce the marriage of their daughterFrancis Alphia,toMr. Robert B. Lockwoodon Monday, September sixteenth,nineteen hundred and twenty-nine. The ceremony was performed at the bride’s home by the Rev. W. T. Overstreet, in the presence of members of the immediate families of the bride and bridegroom. The bride was becomingly gowned in an ensemble of navy blue transparent velvet with hat and accessories to harmonize. Mrs. Lockwood, who has many friends, complted her high school education at McPhaul Institute, Sylvester, Ga. Later Mrs. Lockwood attended Georgia State college, Milledgeville, Ga., from which she received her A. B. degree. Since her graduation she has been a popular member of the faculty of the Fernandina high school. The bridegroom is a prominent young druggist of Fernandina and has a host of friends who will be interested in the announcement of his marriage. Immediately after the ceremony Mr. Lockwood and his bride left for a wedding trip to Miami and Cuba. On their return to Fernandina they will be at home to their friends at the Keystone hotel. Editor’s Notes: Robert Barr Lockwood operated Lockwood’s Drug Store on the corner of North Third Street and Centre Street (in the Kydd Building) for many years. At the time of his death on 3 December 1994, he was 90 years old, having been born on 10 November 1904. He had been a member of the Florida, Georgia and Louisiana Pharmacists Associations for 70 years. He...

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Sanders-Wild Marriage

From an unknown newspaper 1926 Sunday afternoon, July 4, 1926, the marriage of Miss Grace Sanders and Mr. Kelly K. Wilds was solemnized by the pastor, Rev. T. J. Herring, at the First Baptist Church. The church was decorated with white daisies and fern. A chain of daisies was gracefully draped from the choir loft and vases of them made a border around the altar which was most effective. Miss Alice Dana and brother, Mr. Joe Dana, played very sweetly upon the piano and violin and promptly at three o’clock the wedding march pealed forth and the groom and his best man, Mr. Ashley Sanders, entered from the right aisle as the bride and her maid-of-honor, Miss Ray Herring, entered from the left, and were met at the altar by the pastor, who, with the beautiful ring ceremony, pronounced them man and wife. The bride was gowned in gray georgette with hat and all accessories to match and carried a bridal bouquet of radiance roses. Miss Herring wore a becoming gown of tan crepe de chine and carried an arm bouquet of daisies. Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party were driven to the home of the groom’s mother, Mrs. Wilds, where the happy couple only remained long enough to enjoy delightful refreshments consisting of home-made cake and cream and receive congratulations. They left in their car for a honeymoon trip of a couple of weeks to points north. Mr. Wilds is one of Fernandina’s best young men, having been...

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Muster Roll of Company B, 1st Regiment, Fernandina, 1902-1907

Contributed by Lynn James 2 April 1902 – 30 September 1902 Mullen, Louis, CaptHunter, Edgar J., 1st LieutJeffreys, R. A., 1st SgtNagel, Peter, Qmstr SgtWilliams, Carl H., SgtMizell, J. Jr., SgtKelly, Dan A., SgtCarleton, Robert P., Sgt Hall, Henry W., CplMcNain, C. Brandon, CplFolsom, Frank B., CplMcDonell, Eugene P., CplJohnson, J. P., CplBrooks, Council M., CplLivingston, J. Felix, MusicianWolff, Edwin L., Artificer Privates: Byrd, Chas.Baker, James M.Boen, John R.Carrio, Mannie J.Dougherty, LevanGoldstein, LouisGoldstein, HarryHall, J. B. GordonKelly, FrankManucy, Robt S.Livingston, Woodward C.Rofen, J. ArthurRutishauser, Walter J. Starbuck, Harry F.Sharp, Chas B.Smith, A. W.Silva, Geo.Wilds, W. NaylorWilliams, James A.Wilson, W. B.Wingate, WilliamMills, F. E.Kennedy, E. P.Posetty, Elmer H.Williams, Frank J. September 30, 1902 – March 31, 1903 [Additions] Williams, Frank J., 2nd Lieut.Blake, ThosCarrol, EdDriver, James R.Kennedy, E. P. [Deletions] Sharp, Chas B. Muster Roll as of December 10, 1906 Calkins, James E., CaptHall, T. C., 2d LieutHall, Henry W., 1st SgtByrd, Charles J., Qm SgtWilson, Webster, SgtCrooks, Jacob A., SgtCarroll, Edward M., Sgt Manahan, William, CplCarrio, Manly, CplBraddock, B. F., CplWilliams, James A., CplAcosta, John E. Jr., ArtificerLivingston, J. Felix, MusicianRutishauser, Emil J., Musician Privates: Bunnell, Charles F.Dougherty, ArthurErquett, WilliamGooge, JerryGooge, John A.Hopper, A. C.Knudson, HansKlara, John J.Latham, Frank G.Livingston, WoodwardLivingston, RobertManucy, HarryMotes, DorseyOxford, William O’Niel, CharlesOliver, Paul H.Osteen, J. FrankRoyall, Wm S.Seibert, Jr. Wm H.Smith, GusSkipper, Charles H.Tyson, LeonardUnderwood, A. JeffVaughan, James G.Waas, John M.Waas, Harry A.Warren, Henry F. Roster of February 1907 – Additions Alverson, David L.Ballantine, Robt D.Boyt, Robert H.Comten, EugeneHill, FrederickMelton, James H. Surrency, J. FrankSmith,...

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Burials at Bosque Bello Cemetery

The following persons are buried at Bosque Bello Cemetery according to the city cemetery records. However, no marker, either temporary or permanent, was found when the Cemetery Committee made its inventory of Bosque Bello in 1997. Anyone wishing further information should contact the City of Fernandina Beach. Name Burial Date Andrews, Ellis October 21, 1995 Baker, Frances Lucille November 21, 1991 Battison, Helen M. September 6, 1991 Brennan, Suzanne Robins March 30, 1993 Brown, Bertha November 2, 1996 Brown, Jacob November 30, 1993 Bunch, Walter Phillip October 1, 1996 Butler, Anthony Bernard July 24, 1993 Coes, Jason September 17, 1992 Collins, Pricilla A. March 3, 1995 Dorman, Mary Corinne October 1, 1996 Drummer, Joanne Marie November 25, 1994 Everhart, Betty Ann December 7, 1992 Fiala, Patrick October 4, 1994 Foster, James Franklin February 26, 1994 Gardner, Willie T. November 14, 1992 Goulet, Etoile C. October 6, 1992 Graham, Frances December 9, 1995 Haddock, Mary Elizabeth January 2, 1995 Harker, Vassie Mae February 16, 1993 Harris, Rachel Hunt October 1, 1996 Harris, David Vernell January 22, 1992 Hendricks, Howard S. September 17, 1993 Henry, Gloria Abbie August 26, 1995 Hoggard, Mary E. April 26, 1993 Holmes, Kalem T. February 13, 1993 Johnson, Jimmie Lee July 27, 1991 Joyner, Pauline June 14, 1991 King, Vernall May 17, 1995 King, Nolan D. November 19, 1991 Kitchens, Clarence H. October 20, 1994 Lane, Willie Mae February 27, 1993 Lee, Jessie Mae November 18, 1995 MacDonald, Raymond H. March 7, 1996 MacDonnell, Logan July 21,...

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Jury for the Fall Term – October 1881

from The Florida Mirror, October 15, 1881 The following is a list of the jury drawn for the fall term of the Circuit Court for this county, which convenes at Lyceum Hall on Tuesday next: Grand Jurors: John H. BraddockArthur SteilNathan J. FourakerN. A. HicksRichard AustinD. W. GibsonStephen D. KirklandGeorge W. HodgesEdward Colson B. G. DyalC. A. NoyesSimon LightseyJ. H. DawsonR. H. JonesF. C. SuhrerClem. BowenW. W. CushenHenry E. Dotterer Petit Jurors: John BootheJ. N. GreenEmil O. FriendJ. H. BradleyJoseph AndersonAbner DavisJackson MizellMonroe DavisJ. T. Gunn Thomas E. BlissThomas KyddW. W. McCulleyJ. C. BufordHenry NettlesJ. C. SnowballB. F. DavisJ. H. StewartWilliam Mizell...

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Mortuary Reports – March-May 1884

June 7, 1884, from The Florida Mirror “The mortality list we publish covers three months, and embraces not only the city of Fernandina, but Amelia Island, a population of over 3000 persons. It will be noted that but 2 white adults are included, one of an advanced age. That a large proportion of the deaths are children, and that the death rate for the whole population does not exceed a ratio of 4 per cent per annum, a statement that speaks well for the health of Fernandina.” Mortuary Report of Amelia Island for Months of March, April and May. Furnished by R. M. Henderson, undertaker. March 12 – Matilda S. McConnell, b. Old Town, Fla., d. of carcinoma at Old Town, age 55 yrs 8 mos March 13 – Frank Williams (col), b. Amelia Island, d. of consumption at City [Fernandina], age abt 38 yrs March 17 – Kitty Johnson (col.), d. of dropsy at City, age abt 40 yrs March 25 – Samuel King (col), b. Centerville, Ga., d. of paralysis at City, age abt 66 yrs March 25 – Twins, Mary L. and Emma Martha Keats (col.), b. Bloomfield, N.J., d. of marasmus at City, age 3 mos March 25 – Fredric Bradley (col), b. Fernandina, d. of trismus nascentium at City, age 8 days April 5 – Mary E. Williams (col), b. Old Town, Fla., d. at Old Town, age 4 days April 13 – Patience Cooper (col), b. South Carolina, d. of dropsy at City, age...

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