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Died in Service to His Country

Corporal Everett Lee, my great-great-great grandfather,  died of a fever in service to his country during the Florida War on 15 September 1838 at Charles Ferry in Madison County, Florida. Below is a transcription of the affidavit of David Sistrunk, his … Continue reading

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Only a Headstone to Mark Her Death

Laura Lee Fletcher passed away from this earth, but the exact date has yet to be documented other than the headstone which states her death occurred on 24 July 1924. She is buried in O’Brien Cemetery in Suwannee County, Florida, … Continue reading

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Happy 133rd Anniversary!

Today, January 20, 2014, marks the 133rd anniversary of James Ball Fletcher and Laura Lee who were married in 1881 in Suwannee County, Florida, by Elder John H. Townsend.  I wrote in a previous post Third Time’s the Charm about the … Continue reading

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Third Time’s the Charm

James Ball Fletcher, along with four of his older brothers, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. A Private in Company F of the 10th Florida Infantry, James was present at Appomattox Court House when Gen. Robert E. Lee … Continue reading

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My Great Grandparents

I always think it’s nice to be able to put a face to a story.  So I’ve decided to post photos of my ancestors before I actually tell their stories. Amazingly, native Italians found their way to Jacksonville, Florida, via … Continue reading

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