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Florida Pioneers, Settlers and Builders

September 19, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

The Florida State Genealogical Society’s Florida Pioneer Descendant Certification Program honors descendants of Florida pioneers who settled in Florida prior to statehood on 3 March 1845, and settlers & builders of Florida who settled in Florida between 3 March 1845 and 31 Dec 1900.

Speaker Judy Frey will be discussing the different types of certificates available through this program and will provide instructions to guide descendants through the steps to prepare their application and the related documents. She will also highlight the various resources of records available on Florida counties.

Judy Frey

Judy Frey
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Judy Whitter Frey is retired from the State of Florida, Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services and broke ground as the first civilian woman selected as a Special Agent for the Naval Investigative Service. She earned a B. A. in History from Jacksonville University and an M. B. A. in JU’s First Executive Master of Business Administration class.

Judy currently serves as Vice-President of the Amelia Island Genealogical Society. She started researching her family ancestry in the 1970’s. On 31 January 2016 she received Florida Pioneer Descendant Certificates from the Florida Genealogical Society.

Download a PDF of Judy’s Presentation

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Amelia Island Genealogical Society

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Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 United States
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