2024 Membership Payments are Due!

It is time to renew your Amelia Island Genealogical Society membership! Membership dues remain the same as 2023, $25 for an individual, $35 for a "family" (two family members residing at same address).

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Member Contributions

Available for download are articles, histories and stories about Amelia Island and Nassau County, Florida and the individuals and families who came to this area.

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Founding Families

  • Old Families of Nassau County
    U.S. Work Projects Administration, Federal Writers’ Project: Folklore Project, Life Histories, 1936-39 (2,838) American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1940 (2,847) Manuscript Division (147,887) American Memory (502,856)
  • Braddock and Lyford Ancestors
    The Braddock and Lyford families by Jerry Braddock
  • Braddock, John David
    John David Braddock by Jean Mizell
  • Braddock, William
    William Braddock by Jean Mizell
  • Christopher, Spicer
    Spicer Christopher owned property on Talbot Island and Nassau County Florida. Article by Jean Mizell
  • Greenwood Family
    William Greenwood owned property on the southern tip of Amelia Island . Article by Hank Lewis
  • Harrison, Samuel
    Samuel Harrison and Family by Robert Saunders.
  • Higginbotham, Burroughs (Burrus) (Burris)
    Burrus Higginbotham is a Revolutionary War Veteran. Article by Jean Mizell
  • Hodges, Willis Aaron
    Willis Aaron Hodges article by Jean Mizell.
  • Houston, John Carrol
    John Carrol Huston settled Big Talbot Island. Article by Edgar R Taylor Jr.
  • Pickett, John Semour II
    John Seymour Pickett was a veteran of the Seminole War. Article by Jean Mizell
  • Thiede, Oscar
    Oscar Thiede was born in Prussia, Hanover Germany in 1837 and came to Nassau County Florida in the 1870’s after serving in a New York Regiment in the Civil War. Written by Susan Anstead.

Stories

  • Found Relations
    A story by Jerry Braddock about finding his relations.
  • Remembering Malachi
    Remembering Malachi Thompson, Civil War Veteran by Linda Davis.
  • The Scalping of Mrs. Johns
    A Story about the scalping of Mrs. Johns in Nassau County FL in 1836.
  • Mrs. Eliza Kelly Brady
    U.S. Work Projects Administration, Federal Writers’ Project: Folklore Project, Life Histories, 1936-39 (2,838) American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1940 (2,847) Manuscript Division (147,887) American Memory (502,856)
  • Rayonier
    U.S. Work Projects Administration, Federal Writers’ Project: Folklore Project, Life Histories, 1936-39 (2,838) American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1940 (2,847) Manuscript Division (147,887) American Memory (502,856)

Histories

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