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Houston Parrish Goodbread

Houston Parrish Goodbread was the eighth child of Phillip Souder Goodbread, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Parrish. He was born on April 19, 1876 at Chester, Nassau County, Florida. He died on April 22, 1953 at Edgewater, Volusia County, Florida. On November 28, 1909, he married Frances Strickland in Nassau County, Florida.

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Nassau County Nominations and Appointments found in the Florida Territorial Papers

Proclamation Re Election by Governor Duval [July 23, 1826] William P. Duval, Governor of the Territory of Florida, announces that an election for thirteen members of the Legislative Council will be held on the first Monday of October. Election districts are established. 9th District – within the following assigned limits, “the boundary lines of Nassau County.” Four precincts – 1st precinct at Roses Bluff, judges, James T. Oneil and William Mathews jun. 2d precinct – at the house of D. Higginbottom judges, D. Higginbottom, Ridgon Brown and Lewellen Williams. 3d precinct – at Amelia Island – Fernandina, judges, Chas Seaton, Thomas Reynolds and Domingo Acosta 4th precinct – at Wm. Frinks house, judges, William Frink, Britton Knight and James G. Smith Reference: Florida Territorial Papers, Vol. XXIII, p.p. 619, 622. Acting Governor McCarty to the President of the Legislative Council [January 28th 1828] William M. McCarty, the Acting Governor Florida, sent a letter to the President of the Legislative Council nominating the following people in Nassau County for office: James McCormickGustavus CoxDaniel McDanielThomas BackhouseChas Canto Magistrate for the Upper DistrictMagistrate for the Middle DistrictMagistrate for the Amelia DistrictAuctioneerLumber Measurer Reference: Florida Territorial Papers, Vol. XXIII, p. 1016 1833 Appointments to Office by the Governor [February 17, 1833] Nominations were considered and confirmed “yesterday”. Nassau County Judge of the county court – James T. O’NeilJustices of the Peace – Robert Miller, John Middleton jr, John Braddock, Charles Seaton, William Braddock, William Buford, Zachariah MoatNotaries Public – John Evertson, John Middleton jrAppraisers …

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