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Old Still Cemetery

Old Still Cemetery is in Hilliard Florida and has gone by many names including the Davis/Blake Cemetery for the preponderance of Davis and Blake graves. From Hilliard, take County Road 108 east to FAA Facility. This is the intersection of CR108 and CR15A. Go north on CR15A for 1.6 miles. The Latter Day Saint Church is on the left. Just beyond the church is a dirt road, Oak Grove Drive, turn left. Follow the dirt road to the end (.3 mi) and you will come to the cemetery. The cemetery is surrounded by a chain link fence and is reasonably well …

Old Martindale Cemetery

The Old Martindale Cemetery, also known as Italia Cemetery, is located between Yulee and Callahan and travel in a 4-wheel vehicle is recommended to reach this cemetery. Turn off A1A/SR 200 between Yulee and Callahan onto the dirt Wildlife Management Road nearest to Payne’s Diesel on the Callahan side. The gate should be open. Continue on the dirt road crossing under high voltage power lines 7/10 mile from A1A/SR 200. Continue until you have gone a total of 1.6 miles coming to a triangular cut about two city blocks long. Take the left fork to the Old Yulee Road grade. …

Oakwood Cemetery, Hilliard

Oakwood Cemetery is located one mile from the center of Hilliard business district off intersection of CR 108 and Mills Street. Continue on Mill Street, which becomes Catherine Street to Ruby Drive. The cemetery 500 ft along Ruby Drive on the right. Due to the size of this cemetery, it was divided into sections for ease of surveying the cemetery. The survey is by row from East to West. Double tombstones are indicated by showing two names with each number on the inventory. Oakwood Cemetery Location (Nassau County)37349 Ruby DriveHilliard , FL 32046 USA GPS Location: 30.699955, -81.918612 Inventoried by Jan Warren, Wanda Simpson, Nancy …

Oakwood Cemetery, Yulee

Oakwood Cemetery is located on Glen Street in Yulee Florida. Go 3.1 miles north from A1A on Chester Road to Benchmark Avenue, turn right and go one block. Turn left on Diamond Street. Go one block to Diamond Street, turn left (north). Go one block, turn right on paved street on Emerald Lane. Go east one block, turn left (north) onto Tigers Eye Street, past a retention pond. Street becomes dirt road. Continue east. Cemetery is on the left. This is a small cemetery, so no layout was provided. Oakwood Cemetery Location (Nassau County)97115 Glen StreetYulee , FL 32097 USA GPS Location 30.671316, -81.536195 This …

O’Neal Cemetery

This Cemetery is located in O’Neal Florida. From the intersection of A1A/CR200 and Scott Road, proceed north along Scott Road. Turn right on Calhoun Road which will become Calhoun Way. Go 6/10 mile and the cemetery is on the right. This cemetery includes areas for Yulee, Nassau and O’Neal. Each area has its own caretaker. This cemetery is very sprawled out. The graves are located in nitches cut into the woods. This Cemetery has been inventoried twice, in 1993 and 1998. For the 1998 inventory, the cemetery was divided into three sections, and the graves were numbered within the sections from south …

O’Donald Cemetery

The O’Donald Cemetery gravestones were reportedly moved to Jones Cemetery. According to History of Town of Callahan by Mrs. T. B. Wells, the cemetery was located just north of Callahan on the Present US 301. There was a tiny chapel said to seat about six persons, which burned down. Surveyed in 1956 by LDS.

Norton Cemetery

The Norton Cemetery, also known as the Deep Creek Cemetery, is North of Bryceville, Florida. To reach it, on Cr 121, go to 0.5 miles south of the intersection of Hamp Hicks Road and CR 121. The Cemetery is on the East side of CR 121. It is is about 19 miles South of Hilliard on Cr 108 leading to Cr 121, and will be about 0.5 mile beyond Hamp Hicks Road on the left. Norton Cemetery Location (Nassau County)CR 121Bryceville, FL GPS Location 30.456560, -82.002051 The following quotation is on the grave of Noah N. Norton: Death is a gateway we all must pass …

Nelson Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery is located in CCA Block 1140. There is no public access to this cemetery. Contact Smurfit-Stone or Rayonier Corporation for information regarding access. Nelson Cemetery Location (Nassau County)CCA Block 1140FL We have no map location or GPS for this cemetery This survey was made in May 1993 by Ann Duff, Shirley McCabe, and Joan Johnson.

Nathalene Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

From Hilliard, take CR 108 West. Go past the school. CR 108 makes a sharp left next to a Minit Market. Take the first paved road to the right, Bay Road, about one block after the market. Go 3.1 miles to Conner Nelson Road and turn right. Go 1.5 miles to Nathalene Drive and turn right onto dirt road to church. The cemetery is behind the church and is enclosed by a chain link fence. Nathalene Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Location (Nassau County)Nathalene DriveHilliard, FL 32046 USA GPS Location 30.702655, -82.003495 This inventory made on May 17, 2001, by Jean Mann, and published in …

Mount Olive Cemetery

This cemetery is in King’s Ferry Florida. To reach it, from the intersection of Lessie Road and Middle Road, take Lessie Road back towards CR 108. Go 4/10 mile to Mt. Olive Road. Turn on Mt. Olive Road and continue until you come to the church – approximately 2/10 mile on right. Mount Olive Cemetery Location (Nassau County)49167 Mt Olive RdHilliard, FL 32046 USA GPS Location 30.782344, -81.829786 This cemetery inventory was completed by Kenneth Sturges on April 26, 1998.
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President’s Message for February 2022

As I write this message today I can announce a successful conclusion to the 2022 Beginner’s Class! I wish to express my deep appreciation to Jean Mann for volunteering to head up Education Committee and spearheading the classes this year. Without her volunteering we would not have been able to …

The Last Spanish Land Grant in Florida

AIGS started off the new year on January 18 with a presentation by Past-President Jean Dixon Mann. No less than 38 attendees, including several new members and 13 non-members (welcome!) were treated to the fascinating story of the family of Domingo and Mary Fernandez who once owned large plantations on …

President’s Message for January 2022

2021 has passed into the books and 2022 is here providing new opportunities for your genealogical research. In 2022 we can look forward to the 1950 United States Census being released and the 1921 United Kingdom Census. First up, however, is the advent of free access to the Periodical Source …

Ancestor Road Show

During our Annual Meeting on November 16, members had the opportunity to talk briefly about a family heirloom or tell a family history. As always, the presenters did not disappoint, but treated us with a variety of funny and interesting stories. An old Vortalex fan blade; an even older gravy …

President’s Message for November 2021

We had a successful general meeting in October with Theron Rogers presentation about Find-A-Grave and his ramblings around the country while riding his Harley and photographing cemeteries. I thank him profusely for making the trip down here from Gainesville Georgia and I hope he enjoyed his stay while here! I …

2022 Proxy Statement

If you can not be present at the 2022 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, 16 Nov. 2022, then please fill out a proxy statement so that the society understands your wishes as it pertains to both the slate of candidates suggested by the board and the budget for 2022. Thank you!
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