Tag Archives: Madison County

Died in Service to His Country

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

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Bound for Life (or To a Wife)

They wanted to marry, but first there was the bond to be taken care of. Until a few weeks ago, I had thought that a marriage bond was a guarantee that the groom was not going to cop-out on his … Continue reading

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