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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

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.

Mott Cemetery

Abram Isabel Mott Cemetery and Plantation Monument This cemetery is located north of Hilliard on US Highway 1, turn right on Murhee Road, and go 1.2 miles to a locked gate on the left side of the road. This cemetery is on Rayonier land about .44 miles further inside their property. A visit requires Rayonier permission which must be obtained from their US Forest Resources group, Coastal Resources Unit located at 851582 US Highway 17 North. A map of the cemetery location and the cemetery layout both have links above. These data are from three sources: Physical surveys by the Amelia Island …

Motes Cemetery

This cemetery is near Baldwin Florida. To reach it from Callahan, take US 301 south to CR 119 at Bryceville, Go right (west) to CR 121. Turn left (south) and go about 1 1/4 miles to a dirt road on right. Turn right and go about 1/3 mile to the end. A residence is on right. The cemetery is laid out facing east with the gate on the east side. For the latest 2014 survey, the cemetery was divided into in XY grid with four divisions, A1 (100 X 100ft), A2 (50 X 100ft, B1 (100 X 50ft) and B2 (50 …

Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

This cemetery is south of Hilliard. To reach it from Hilliard, take St. George Road (CR121) and proceed south for 9 miles. Turn right and go 2/10 mile to the cemetery on right. Graves were inventoried in order, but no layout exists for the cemetery. Alternatively, go the junction of CR 121 and CR 108, south west of Hilliard FL. Follow Carrol Corner Rd. 0.2 miles and the cemetery is on the right. Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Location (Nassau County)2936 Mill Creek Rd.Hilliard, FL GPS Location 30.606267, -82.001412 The cemetery was inventoried December 4, 1998, by Jan C. Plemmons and Jan Warren. Nassau County …

Martin Cemetery

This cemetery is in Sandhill Florida. To reach it, go north on US 17 from Yulee, turn left onto CR 108, go over the I-95 overpass, continue past Owens Road, through Evergreen to the Sandhill community. Turn right onto a small dirt road 4/10 mile before Lessie Road. Go 1/10 miles down the dirt road and you will find the cemetery tucked in the middle of a small stand of old oak trees surrounded by pine trees. Martin Cemetery Location (Nassau County)04 mile before Leslie Rd on CR 108FL 32097 USA GPS Location 30.700505, -81.769691 The cemetery is surrounded with fence wire and can …

Laodicea Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

The Laodicea Primitive Baptist Church is on the CCA – Thomas Creek Tract. Some sources place this cemetery about 9 miles south of Callahan off US 1 near Thomas Creek, but we have no definite confirmation of the cemetery location. According to information found in Volume 3, #2 of the Jacksonville Genealogical Society Quarterly, published in 1975, this was once a large cemetery which was abandoned in 1955. The Laodicea Primitive Baptist Church once stood on this site. The only Surviving grave that can be identified is that of Caroline E. Hightower. According to Linda Dyal Johns, Her great-grandfather, John …
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