The Nassau County Genealogist: Online Table of Contents

The Amelia Island Genealogical Society has published the Nassau County Genealogist continuously since 1994. A print only publication, indexed in PERSIThe Nassau County Genealogist features stories and history of Nassau County, Florida, and its people. It also provides genealogical records which pertain to Nassau County, Florida. Jean Mann has served as the sole editor since the quarterly was first published!

Our quarterly is published in January (Winter), April (Spring), July (Summer), and October (Fall). There have been occasional combining of issues and during Covid of 2020 some issues were unable to be published.

The Amelia Island Genealogical Society is publishing The Nassau County Genealogist articles in our members only area of this website. This printed quarterly is an important membership benefit that our society members dues fund. Consider joining the Amelia Island Genealogical Society to continue funding this genealogy material!

The following table of contents is specific to our website. If you wish to access the full table of contents for the quarterly periodical then you can download it from here for the years of 1994-2015:

Volume I Number 1 – Winter 1994

  • History of Nassau County
    Used in the description of our History of Nassau County, FL category page.
  • Pigeon Creek Baptist Church, Boulougne History p. 3-6
    This single post includes the following articles since they all pertained to the same church.
    • Pigeon Creek Original Organization Document, p. 3-4
    • Minutes – 19 May 1821 – 26 Dec 1826, p. 4-5
    • Some Pigeon Creek Tombstones, p. 6
  • Obituaries from the Florida Mirror
    These obituaries and estate sale notices were transcribed from the Florida Mirror issues for 30 Nov 1878, 7 Dec 1878, 28 Dec 1878, 4 Jan 1879, 1 Feb 1879, and 21 Jan 1880. The names of those deceased: Judge John Friend, John C. Griswold, Dr. F. P. Wellford, Rev. Archibald Baker, Mrs. Harriet Willis, Liberty Billings, and Charles L. Hoyt.
  • 1864 Census of Fernandina
    The entire 1864 census of Fernandina appeared in a series of quarterlies starting with vol. I:1 and ending with vol. II:1. We have this entire census published as a searchable database on this website.
  • Pedigree Chart of Carlyle F. Alexander
    Family names include: Alexander, Edwards, Latham, Medlin, Morgan, Pennington, Southwick, and Sugg.

Volume I Number 2 – Spring 1994

  • Territorial Papers of Florida
    • Memorial to the President by Inhabitants of Eastern Judicial District p. 26
    • Proclamation re Election by Governor Duval p. 27
    • Acting Gov. McCarthy to Legislative Council p. 27
    • Executive Nominations for Territorial Appointment p. 28
  • Wilder Cemetery
    The Wilder Cemetery is an active cemetery in Nassauville FL. It can be reached by taking State Road 200 to State Road 107 South (Old Nassauville Road). Go 2.9 miles on 107 South. Turn left onto Arbor Ln and continue a short distance (about 500 ft) to Tyson Road on the left. Take Tyson Road to Alligator Creek Road (1/2 mi) and turn right. Follow Alligator Creek Road 0.3 miles and the cemetery will be on your right, the graves are on the back half of the lot. The Cemetery is fenced with an unlocked gate. All cemetery inscriptions published in the Nassau County Genealogist are incorporated into our online cemetery pages.
  • 1864 Census of Fernandina
    The entire 1864 census of Fernandina appeared in a series of quarterlies starting with vol. I:1 and ending with vol. II:1. We have this entire census published as a searchable database on this website.
  • The Domingo Fernandez Family p. 42-44
    • Guardianship of Children of Eliza L. Fernandez p. 43
    • Fernandez Reserve Burial Grounds p. 44
  • 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. Prior to the removal AIGS surveyed the cemetery on 2 April 1993 and recorded the few stones that were still present. All cemetery inscriptions published in the Nassau County Genealogist are incorporated into our online cemetery pages.

Volume I Number 3 – Summer 1994

  • 1864 Census of Fernandina
    The entire 1864 census of Fernandina appeared in a series of quarterlies starting with vol. I:1 and ending with vol. II:1. We have this entire census published as a searchable database on this website.
  • Fernandina in 1865 p. 62-63
  • Letters at the Post Office – April 26, 1884 p. 64
  • Brickyard Cemetery, Kings Ferry
    The Brick Yard Cemetery is located in King’s Ferry, Florida, and is an active cemetery. From the traffic light in Hilliard, go out CR108 to Lessie Road. Turn onto Lessie Road and to Gilman Drive. Turn onto Gilman Drive and go about 1/2 mile and the cemetery is on the left.
  • Register of Pastors & Marriages – 1897 – 1916 p. 66
  • Fernandina Methodist Episcopal Church p. 67-68

Volume II Number 1 – Winter 1995

  • 1864 Census of Fernandina
    The entire 1864 census of Fernandina appeared in a series of quarterlies starting with vol. I:1 and ending with vol. II:1. We have this entire census published as a searchable database on this website.
  • Pensioners in Nassau County, 1884, p. 12
  • Letter from Florida, 1863, p. 14
  • Thanksgiving Trivia, p. 16
  • Brickyard Cemetery, Hilliard, Fla., p. 17
  • Marriages & deaths from The Florida Mirror, p. 23
  • First Baseball Team in Fernandina, p. 25
  • Fernandina Baseball Club in 1894, p. 25

Volume II Number 2 – Spring 1995

  • Wild’s Landing Cemetery, p. 30
  • Query, Youngblood, Reddick, Boothe, Wilds, p. 35
  • Yellow Fever – History of the Disease, p. 36
  • Obituary – Captain James M. Morse, p. 40
  • Obituary – Mrs. Jane Rebecca Morse, p. 41
  • Lists of Deaths During the 1877 Epidemic, p. 42
  • Reports of Mounted Militia, St. Mary’s River Area, 5 June 1793, p. 45
  • Naming Patters, p. 48
  • Genealogy Pox, p. 49

Volume II Number 3 – Summer1995

  • Fernandina in 1983, p. 54
  • Voter Registration Lists, 1867-1868, p. 55
  • Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, p. 56
  • The Morrison Family, p. 65
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Fernandina Beach
    • Minutes of Organization, p. 68
    • Confirmations, p. 69
    • Burials, 1870-1888, p. 70
  • You Are Related to Charlemagne
  • Directory of Nassau County Officials – 1880, p. 74
  • List of Fernandina Newspapers, p. 75

Volume II Number 4 – Fall 1995

  • Fernandina’s First Traffic Accident, p. 82
  • The St. Mary’s River, Kings Ferry and Misc. Info., p. 83
  • Kings Ferry to be Incorporated, p. 85
  • List of Letters at the Post Office, p. 85
  • Query: MacGirt/McGirt, p. 86
  • Oldest Man in the State, p. 87
  • Query: John Fullerton, p. 88
  • Nassau County Voters – May 4, 1829, p. 88
  • Orange Bluff and Lessie Postmasters, p. 89
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Baptisms – 1860-1882, p. 89
  • Higginbotham Cemetery, p. 98
  • You know you’re addicted to genealogy if…, p. 99
  • Fernandina’s Beach – An 1883 Poem, p. 104

Volume III Number 1 – Winter 1996

  • Nassau County Elections – October 1826, p. 2
  • Determine Birth Date from Tombstone, p. 2
  • Nassau County Elections – 4 August 1828, p. 3
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Baptisms – End of Book 1, p. 4
  • What kind of bone are you? p. 17
  • Ancestry’s Concise Genealogy Dictionary – A Review, p. 18
  • Deaths & Marriages from The Florida Mirror – 1879, p. 19
  • St. Michael’s Catholic Church Baptisms – 1869, p. 21

Volume III Number 2 – Spring 1996

  • In Memoriam – Joseph F. Chamberlain, p. 30
  • Voters in Precinct 1, Fernandina – February 1884, p. 30
  • New Year’s Resolutions, p. 35
  • First Presbyterian Church – Baptisms, p. 36
    • Register of Deaths, p. 40
  • Spanish Land Grants in Nassau County, p. 41

Volume III Number 3 – Summer 1996

  • Building Boom in Fernandina – 1883, p. 50
  • Spanish Land Grants in Nassau County, p. 52
  • Miramar Club, p. 54
  • Obituary – James G. Vaughn, p. 57
  • Query – Owens, Sheffield, Braddock, p. 58
  • Query – Edwards, Wilds, p. 58
  • Query – Johnson, Gonzales, Lumberson, p. 59
  • Query – Keene, Hearon, Wiggins, Mizell, Tanner, Bradley, Owens, p. 59
  • 1883 Mortuary Reports from the Florida Mirror, p. 60
  • Military Markers, Civil War Photos, Veterans Records, p. 62
  • Register of Communicants – First Presbyterian Church, p. 63
  • “Fernandina” from The New Era, February 23, 1867, p. 73

Volume III Number 4 – Fall 1996

  • News from Union Held Florida, p. 82
  • Names Stricken from the Registration Rolls – 1885, p. 83
  • Citizenship for J. A. L. Snowball, p. 85
  • Death of C. A. Snowball, p. 85
  • Sheriff’s Sale – March 28, 1885, p. 86
  • List of Enrollment of Fernandina – CSA, p. 87
  • Temple Family, p. 87
  • Zachariah Haddock and Joseph Haddock, p. 88
  • Colonial Occupation Quiz, p. 90
  • Obituary of John Barr – “The Grim Reaper”, p. 90
  • Florida State Militia, State troops and national Guard, p. 92
  • Nassau County-Fernandina Volunteers – 1887, p. 93
  • Muster Roll of the Amelia Light infantry – 1870, p. 94
  • Death of Mrs. Cora Olive Hillyer, p. 95
  • Inhabitants of Fernandina – Luis Aury article, p. 96
  • Nassau County Officials – 1884, p. 96
  • Poll Book – c1833, p. 97
  • Reflections from the Florida Mirror – 1883, p. 97

Volume IV Number 1 – Winter 1997

  • Amelia Island Before the revolution, p. 2
  • Voters in kings Ferry – 1885, p. 4
  • Voters in Callahan – 1885, p. 6
  • Florida State Militia
    • Fernandina Volunteers – June 17, 1887, p. 8
    • Appointed – August 25, 1870, p. 9
    • Fernandina Volunteers – May 10, 1887, p. 9
  • Marriage Index of Nassau County – Book B, p. 10
  • “Fernandina – The Sea Beach – The Egmont Hotel”, p. 22

Volume IV Number 2 – Spring 1997

  • Baptismal Records – St. Michael’s Catholic Church, p. 26
  • Latin Terms for the Genealogist, p. 28
  • Reflections on Fernandina – Eliza Kelly Brady, p 30
  • The Kelly Family, p. 33
  • Marriage Record of Nassau County – Book B, p. 35

Volume IV Number 3 – Summer 1997

  • Ferreira-Sturgis Wedding, p. 51
  • Death of Clementine Hernandez, p. 51
  • Death of Gabriel Hernandez, p. 52
  • Brennan-Kelly Wedding, p. 52
  • Kelly Family Corrections, p. 54
  • Obituary of Patrick C. Kelly, p. 54
  • Cooper Genealogy, p. 56
  • Erasmus D. Tracy, p. 58
  • James Emilius Broome, p. 60
  • Lawmakers of Nassau County, p.60
  • City Managers of Fernandina Beach, p. 61
  • The Post Office at Fernandina, p. 61
  • Postmasters of Fernandina Beach, p. 62
  • Information about Postmasters: samuel T. Riddel, Domingo Acosta, John A. Cavedo, p. 65
  • James H. & Rachel McRory, p. 67
  • Deaths from the Florida Mirror, p. 68

Volume IV Number 4 – Fall 1997

  • Excursion to Dungeness, p. 74
  • Nassau County Premium List at the State Fair – March 1, 1879, p. 76
  • Nassau County Marriage Book C (continued), p. 77
  • Florida Land grants, p. 83
  • Notes from Callahan – The Florida Mirror, December 31, 1879, p. 90
  • Nassau Chapter R.A.M. – The Florida Mirror, December 31, 1879, p. 90

Volume V Number 1 – Winter 1998

Volume V Number 2 – Spring 1998

Page 29, L A Davis administrator, The Florida Mirror, October 21, 1882
Page 29, L A Davis administrator, The Florida Mirror, October 21, 1882
Page 29, Major Duryee, The Florida Mirror, April 3, 1880
Page 29, Major Duryee, The Florida Mirror, April 3, 1880

Volume V Number 3 – Summer 1998

Page 58, Jeffreys-Millikin Engagement
Page 58, Jeffreys-Millikin Engagement

Volume V Number 4 – Fall 1998

  • Fernandina, Florida
    A poem about Fernandina Florida written by Rev. J. H. Martin, D. D., and printed in The Florida Mirror, 19 May 1883.
  • Marriage & Death Notices – 1938-1939
    Marriage and death notices from the Florida-Georgia News and The Fernandina News, both published at Fernandina, Florida during the years of 1938 and 1939.
  • Matrimonial Papers – From East Florida Spanish Papers
  • Nassau County Democratic County Convention – 1880
  • Memorial Windows – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
  • Obituary – Samuel A. Swann

Volume VI Number 1+2 – Winter 1999

This double quarterly was published as an index to the first five volumes. Since our website is searchable, we will not replicate any index.

Volume VI Number 3 – Summer 1999

  • Obituary of Pauline A. Farmer, p. 74
  • Nassau County Marriage Book D, p. 75
  • Spanish Land Grants in Florida, vol. 1, p. 78
  • Legal and Other Notices from the Fernandina Express, May 21, 1881, p. 87
  • First Grand Masque of the Concordia, February 5, 1876, p. 88
  • Fernandina Seminary for Young Ladies, p. 88
  • Council Proceedings – December 3, 1879, p. 89
  • The Singer Sewing Machine, p. 89
  • C. W. Maxwell is Claimed by Death, p. 90
  • News from Callahan – January 7, 1880, p. 90
  • Francis P. Fatio, Sr., p. 91

Volume VI Number 4 – Fall 1999

  • General Lee and Grant in Florida, p. 98
  • Tombstone Rubbings, p. 101
  • Nassau County Sheriffs, p. 102
  • Will of John David Vaughn, p. 102
  • Death of William Naylor Thompson, p. 105
  • Wandell-Whitner Marriage, p. 106
  • Nassau County Tax Sales – 1882, p. 107
  • “With Colored People” – Florida Mirror, July 1, 1899
  • Nassau County Marriage Book D – concluded, p. 110
  • Henry B. Wingate Estate Administration, p. 114

Volume VII Number 1 – Winter 2000

  • Christmas in Fernandina – 1863, p. 2
  • News from the Fernandina Express, Dec. 24, 1881, p. 4
  • Spanish Land Grants in Florida – Nassau County, Vol. III – D – J, p. 5
  • Knights of Honor, p. 20
  • Beatitudes of a Family Genealogist, p. 23

Volume VII Number 2 – Spring 2000

  • Spanish Land Grants in Florida – Vol. III, p. 26
  • Notes About Town – Florida Mirror, July 1, 1899, p. 35
  • Catholic Fair – Fernandina Express, February 25, 1881, p. 37
  • Facts About Fernandina – Florida Mirror, July 2, 1898, p. 38
  • O’Donald Family Cemetery, p. 39
  • Dyall News – Florida Mirror, July 5, 1899, p. 40
  • Death of Dr. C. W. Eskridge, p. 40
  • Mott Cemetery, p. 41
  • News From 1866 – The Fernandina Courier, p. 42
  • Death of George Luke – 1866, p. 43
  • Emigration to Florida – The Fernandina Courier, January 2, 1867, p. 44
  • Death of Ida Rasky – 1866, p. 44
  • Hamburg – Link to European Roots, p. 47

Volume VII Number 3 – Summer 2000

  • Petition from Inhabitants of St. Marys-St. Johns District – 10/10/1829, p. 50
  • Commencement Exercises at St. Joseph’s Academy – 1899, p. 54
  • Chester News Items – 1899, p. 56
  • Chester News – 1899, p. 56
  • Death of Mrs. S. J. Baldwin – 1917, p. 57
  • Death of Stonewall Jackson Baldwin – 1949, p. 59
  • Baldwin Family Bible, p. 59
  • Fire Department Elects Officers – 1895, p. 61
  • Estate of Bernard M. Byrne – 1867, p. 61
  • Munoz Divorce – 1876, p. 62
  • The New Railroad – 1895, p. 62
  • Fernandina Churches in 1876, p. 63
  • Letters at the Post Office – March 8, 1884, p. 64
  • Fernandina Official First Elected by Universal Suffrage, p. 64
  • Tax List – 1881, p. 65
  • Fire In Fernandina – 1879, p. 66
  • Sinclair-Melville Marriage – 1882, p. 66
  • Callahan Notes – 1882, p. 67
  • Hoyt-Taylor Marriage – 1882, p. 67
  • Unknown Soundex Rule, p. 67
  • Up the St. Mary’s River – 1882, p. 68

Volume VII Number 4 – Fall 2000

  • A Fernandina Bull Fight, p. 74
  • News from 1863, p. 75
  • The Christmas Party – 1867, p. 76
  • Death of Mrs. Mary Jeffreys, p. 76
  • Old Occupations, p. 77
  • Jurors for Spring Term 1882, p. 81
  • Daughters of the Revolution, p. 81
  • Little Cemetery, p. 82
  • Nassau County Taxpayers for 1884, p. 83
  • News from the Florida Mirror – 1880, p. 91

Volume VIII Number 1 – Winter 2001

Volume VIII Number 2 – Spring 2001

Volume VIII Number 3 – Summer 2001

Volume VIII Number 4 – Fall 2001

Volume IX Number 1 – Winter 2002

Volume IX Number 2 – Spring 2002

Volume IX Number 3 – Summer 2002

Volume IX Number 4 – Fall 2002

Volume X Number 1 – Winter 2003

Volume X Number 2 – Spring 2003

Volume X Number 3 – Summer 2003

Volume X Number 4 – Fall 2003

Volume XI Number 1 – Winter 2004

Volume XI Number 2 – Spring 2004

Volume XI Number 3 – Summer 2004

Volume XI Number 4 – Fall 2004

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