Location: Jackson County FL

Native American History of Jackson County, Florida

Native American History of Jackson County, FL through 1800 AD Jackson County is located in northwestern Florida.  Its northern boundary is the Alabama line. Its eastern boundary is the Chattahoochee River and the southwestern tip of Georgia.  To the west is Holmes County, FL and the south, is Calhoun County, FL.  The Chipola River flows through the center of the county and flows southward into Washington County.  Much of Jackson County is in its drainage basin.  The Ecofina River begins in the southwestern corner of the county and also flows southward into Washington County. The Gulf Coastal Plain stretching from

Slave Narrative of Bill Austin

Interviewer: Martin Richardson Person Interviewed: Bill Austin Location: Greenwood, Florida Bill Austin – he says his name is NOT Williams – is an ex-slave who gained his freedom because his mistress found it more advantageous to free him than to watch him. Austin lives near Greenwood, Jackson County, Florida, on a small farm that he and his children operate. He says that he does not know his age, does not remember ever having heard it. But he must be pretty old, he says, “cause I was a right smart size when Mistuh Smith went off to fight.” He thinks he

Slave Narrative of Patience Campbell

Interviewer: James Johnson Person Interviewed: Patience Campbell Location: Monticello, Florida Patience Campbell, blind for 26 years, was-born in Jackson County, near Marianna, Florida about 1883 (sic) on a farm of George Bullock. Her mother Tempy, belonged to Bullock, while her father Arnold Merritt, belonged to Edward Merritt, a large plantation owner. According to Patience, her mother’s owner was very kind, her father’s very cruel. Bullock had very few slaves, but Merritt had a great many of them, not a few of whom he sold at the slave markets. Patience spent most of her time playing in the sand when she

Jackson County Florida Cemetery Records

Florida Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Florida county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Jackson County Cemetery Records Hosted at Jackson County Florida Genealogy Website Alford Cemetery Antioch AME Church Cemetery, African American Barfield Cemetery Bascom Assembly of God Bascom Baptist Church Cemetery Bascon Methodist Chruch Cemetery Bazzell Cemetery Samuel C Bellamy Family Cemetery Bellamy African American Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery,  African American Bethlehem Baptist Church, Kynesville Bird Family Cemetery Boone Family Cemetery

Walker, John C. – Obituary

John C. Walker, 44, Grand Ridge, Fla., died April 4, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital E.R., Baker City, Ore. Arrangements are under the direction of Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, Baker City, Ore. Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, April, 2007 Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor