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In-Person Q & A Resumes August 2021!

Now that the Fernandina Beach Public Library is once again fully open, the AIGS will be returning to in-person Q &A sessions with AIGS Society mentor volunteers.
The first Q & A session will be:
August 19, 6-8 PM
Genealogy Room, FB Public Library
A list of available dates for the remainder of 2021 will be available soon.


Latest Genealogy Data Added

Springhill Cemetery

Springhill Cemetery is in Nassauville Florida. To reach it, from Highway A1A, at the O’Neal traffic light, turn (south) onto SR 107(Old Nassauville Road). Go 3.3 miles and Springhill Baptist Church and cemetery are on the right. The cemetery is to the left of the church, you can drive around the back to reach it. Springhill Cemetery Location (Nassau County)941017 Old Nassauville RoadFernandina Beach, FL 32034 USA GPS Location: 30.572601, -81.521604 This cemetery was inventoried in May 1993 by Jay Jenkins, and verified in February 1998 by Ken and Nancy Sturges. Florida Master Site File ID NA00995 established unknown graves 100.

Snowball Cemetery

Snowball Cemetery is in Yulee Florida. To reach it, from SR200, take Chester Road 4/10 mile to the intersection with Page’s Dairy Road. Turn left (west) on Page’s Dairy Road and continue 2.7 miles. Cemetery is on the left. At the time this inventory was made, only two tombstones continue to exist. Mr. Cliff Flood of Yulee told Mrs. McCabe there were Snowballs and Evatts buried in this cemetery. Snowball Cemetery Location (Nassau County)1851 Pages Dairy RoadYulee, FL 32097 USA GPS Location: 30.639441, -81.586941 This Inventory made in February 1994 by Shirley Johnson McCabe, with pictures and additional information supplied by Terrill Thompson. Additional information …

Slawter Cemetery

The original location of this cemetery was on the left of SR 200 1.4 miles east of the junction of US 1/US 301 and State Road 200. In 1996, the Florida Department of Transportation decided to widen the road between Callahan and Yulee. The Department contacted the descendants of the Slawters and arranged to remove the remains to the Jones Cemetery on River Road west of Callahan. This was accomplished on May 28, 1996, and these graves appear in the Jones – Callahan survey with photographs. The cemetery was surveyed on 2 April 1993 by Connell Ward Jenkins and Shirley Johnson McCabe. …

Russell Family Cemetery

To reach the Russell Family Cemetery, also known as the Russell Cemetery, from the intersection of SR-200/A1A & US-17 go north 2.61-miles to a gravel road on the left. Turn west onto the gravel road, cross the railroad tracks and take the right fork, timber road 56, to the locked Rayonier Corporation gate. Proceed along timber road RD-56 for 1.07-miles, crossing under the power line at 0.7-miles. You will come to an intersection with two roads on the left, one on the right. Turn right (north) on the dirt road, proceeding to a large oak tree; follow the tracks to …

River Road Baptist Church Cemetery

River Road Baptist Church Cemetery is in Hilliard. Go south from the center of Hilliard on CR 108 / CR 121 about 11.75 miles. The church shown in the attached photograph will be visible. Immediately behind the River Road Baptist Church across from the fire department is the cemetery. River Road Baptist Church Cemetery Location (Nassau County)21067 County Road 121Hilliard, FL 32046 USA GPS Location: 30.561013, -81.990801 This inventory was done by Kenneth Sturges in March 1998. River Road Baptist Church Cemetery Photographs River Road Baptist ChurchRiver Road Baptist Church Cemetery Pictures are courtesy of Jean Mizell.

Reynolds Cemetery

The cemetery is located in the Rayonier Management Area – Wildwood Road, Nassau County, Florida. No public access. Contact Smurfit-Stone or Rayonier Corporation for information regarding access. Reynolds Cemetery Location (Nassau County)Wildwood RoadYulee, FL 32097 USA GPS Location 30.622805, -81.666000 This GPS location and map only take you to the intersection of Muddy Trail with Wildwood Road, not to the Cemetery. This is survey was made in May 1993 by Ann Duff, Shirley McCabe, and Joan Johnson. Photos courtesy Marie Wingate, taken in 2013. Marie reports that family members who had visited the site before noted unmarked graves, via visible depressions.
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