Washington County, Florida, GenWeb Project Web Site

US GenWeb Project

Welcome to Washington County, Florida GenWeb Project... :)

Your place to Connect!!

What's Here:

ArchivesCemeteriesCensus Info
Civil War
Genealogies Links Marriages Queries Reunions To Do and See

More About:

More About Washington Co.

Map of Florida showing Washington County

Neighboring Counties:

Jackson Co. Bay Co. Holmes Co. Walton Co. Calhoun Co.
Gadsden Co

Florida GenWeb Project Link

More About GenWeb Project

Making Connections World-Wide!

Welcome to the website for the Washington County, Florida GenWEB Project, part of the U S GenWEB Project, part of the World GenWEB Project.  Learn more about the project.

divider line

Add your reunion to our new calendar!

View Calendar

divider line
~ New ~ New ~ New ~ New ~
GRIFFIN Reunion: Descendants of Belcher Griffin and Sarah Carter reunion will be FIRST SUNDAY in MAY at 10:00 A. M., the first Sunday in May at Gap Pond Free Will Baptist church grounds. in Sunny Hills, FL. The fellowship will be great. Bring food to share with friends and family. It will not be the same without you. Lucille Griffin Collins [email protected]
2001 Sloan Family Reunion
From: [email protected] (Frank Sloan)


All Sloans, and related families, descended from the Sloans in Decatur County, Ga.; Jackson County, Fl.; Washington Co. Fl.; Hillsborough County, Fl.; Polk County, Fl; and all other environs as may be appropriate, are cordially invited to the third annual Sloan Family Reunion IN Graceville, Fl.

Time: July 7, 2001, 9:00 am til everyone leaves

Place: First Assembly of God Church Dining Hall,
5565 Brown Street (Hwy 77)
Graceville, Florida.

The church is located on the North side of town just past the high school.

Coordinator: Frank Sloan
4855 Damascus Church Road
Graceville, FL 32440
Ph: 850 263-6180
Email: [email protected]

Some of the known related families are: Braxton, Bridges, Broome, Collins, Champion, Cloud, Finch, Fowler, Forehand, Gay, Griffin(of Decatur Co. GA.) Hatcher, Leggon, Mears, Meeks, Mullis, Robbins, Stewart. Anyone with a connection to the Sloan family is welcome, including just good friends and neighbors.

Everyone should plan to bring a covered dish, and/or soft drinks. A microwave will be available to reheat items and several of the locals will supply some basic utensils and refreshments. No alcohol allowed at the church and all smoking must be done outside the building. A playground is available for the children.

Everyone planning to attend please notify the coordinator, Frank Sloan, by no later than June 1, 2001 so that proper preparations can be made. Anyone needing more information or some form of assistance may also contact Frank Sloan at the above numbers. Weekday phone calls should be after 6:00 pm CST.

Please bring any and all family information such as Family Bibles, pictures of the family new and especially old, old documents such as marriage records, funeral records, wills, deeds military discharge records, etc. I plan to have a computer set up to scan things for the Sloan Family Database.

Please fill out a Family Information Sheet with all known family information and return it to me prior to the reunion so I can update the Sloan Family Database before everyone arrives.

Motel accommodations are available nearby in Chipley, Florida or Dothan, Alabama if needed. Make reservations early. Rooms are going fast because of the holiday weekend.

Genealogy of David MAY From: [email protected] (Mary May)
[email protected] (Donald Sellers)

The annual JOHN SELLERS reunion will take place at the National Guard Armory in Chipley on August 11, 2001. Start time will be at 9:00 AM. The place has been changed as well as the date. This year we will meet on the second Saturday instead of Sunday. Ask that everyone please bring all of their photo's and any stories that they have of the family history. If my computer holds up I would like to make copies of all of the old photo's and put them on CD-R's.

All SELLERS-SHORES-KELLY/EY'S-PREVATTE'S-and any other related surnames are invited to attend. I have located a great-great granddaughter of Joshua who I hope will attend.

Also, hope to have additional information on Isaac Shores. Please bring a favorite covered dish for the noon meal. Some entertainment will be provided for the kids. If you have a favorite kids video please bring it.

MILLER REUNION - The Descendants of Benjamin (Ben) Miller and Eliza Anderson of Washington County 1881 will be having a Miller Family reunion in DeFuniak Springs, Florida on October 20, 2001. It will take place at the Chautauqua Building on Lake DeFuniak. For more information contact Rodney J. Ryals at [email protected] or call me at 850-892-2562.
Winterville Assembly of God, 1897 Hwy.177A Bonifay, Fl
Officials - Territory of Florida
First Baptist Church of Chipley (http://www.firstbaptistchipley.com/) organized in 1887
Chipley Bugle
Holmes Creek Digital Solutions
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Lewis Family Genealogy by Cara A. Murray mailto:  [email protected]
The CARTER reunion is the fourth Sun in June at the Possum Palace in Wausau, FL.  Lucille Griffin Collins; [email protected].
Search Florida CSA Pension Application Files
From: [email protected] (roy roulhac)

The Glover, Harrell, Gibson and Jackson Family Reunion will be held July 14-16,2000. The headquarters will be at the Comfort Inn, 2175 State Rd 71, Marianna, FL. For more information, contact Robert Ford at (850)526-2930 or Roy L. Roulhac, at [email protected]

The Gilmore Academy-Jackson County Training School will hold its annual meeting and reunion, June 29- July 2, 2000, in Marianna, Fl. Registration will be held June 29 from 3-7, p.m. at the McClane Community Center on the West End. For more information, contact Linda Jones at (850)526-5714 or [email protected].

Gap Pond Cemetery - thanks to Cathy Burnsed

Marriages of Washington Co FL

We have A C F Ga online....will try to post as they come in.We have many questions to check on as some pages didn't print well.


Blue Lake Cemetery

Date: 5/21/00 11:37:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time

From: [email protected] (Cynthia Markham)

I was a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida in 1973-1974. There was a small cemetery directly behind the church which in turn led down to Blue Lake.

Washington County Chamber of Commerce
From: [email protected]

Baxley Family Reunion first Sunday in June at the Civic Center in Graceville FL. from 10:30 to 2:30. Everyone welcome. Come and see our new additions. Bring a coverd dish and your family information.
Thanks Janie
Volunteer to do Lookups in Washington County: [email protected]
A Toole Family Reunion will be held Saturday June 3, 2000 in Columbia, SC for all Toole Family members. Many descendants of Edward Toole, Sr. of Bertie County, NC and his sons Isaac, Edward, David, Geraldous, and Jonathan will be attending. A room has been reserved at the SC Archives for the morning of June 3 for those wishing to conduct research. A catered BBQ luncheon will be served at noon. For more information, contact Sanford Toole at 910-295-6676 or email [email protected]
Family Gathering - Johnsons and Myricks - July 7-9, 2000

First Baptist Church , Chipley - Baptist - 1887
Dan [email protected]
First Baptist Church
1300 South Blvd
PO Box 643
Chipley, FL
[email protected]

Hi Everyone --

This is important! The time for our annual White Family Reunion/Gathering will soon be here, In fact it is the first Saturday in May, the CWA UNION HALL, on Rairoad Avenue in Chipley. The building will be open at 10 a.m. We will have lunch about 12 o'clock. My brother, Abbott, is now the chairman and does a good job. I have volunteered to help with the publicity and NEED YOUR HELP. It is in my mind (?) to use all resources possible, including the internet, to get the word out. I need addresses, both land mail and email. Please, won't you help me? I NEED ALL THE HELP I CAN GET! My land mail address is still: Lloyd White, P.O. Box 53, Chipley, FL, email is [email protected]. You can reach me by phone at 850-638-4878. I plan to get a newsletter out before April 1 and really need addresses!

Don't forget the date and remember I WANT TO SEE YOU THERE, PLEASE.

Your Cuz,


Descendants of James Madison Hodges & Mary Jane Love, sent by Margie Daniels [email protected]
Frog Smith Memories of Covered Wagons, thanks to Jim Bishop [email protected]
Jeff W. Shirah's Genealogies
City of Chipley Web Page (http://www.cityofchipley.com/)
We have a new web page, for the First United Methodist Church of Chipley, (http://www.gbgm-umc.org/chipley)
With friendly greetings, C. E. Peterson
[email protected]
[email protected]
Info on the 30th annual Wausau Possum Day Festival. (http://www.holmescreek.com) 

We now have a discussion lists for Calhoun, Washington, and Jackson Counties (Florida).  To subscribe send an email to:


[email protected] and enter the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the text.


[email protected] and enter the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the text.


[email protected] and enter the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the text.

Thanks to Toadstool for the graphic.


From: [email protected] (Emery Green)

Sylvania Church and Cemetary are one and the same. My family name is Green. My race is African-American. Also buried there are family's Potter, Pompey, Sheffield and Roach. The Church and cemetary are in Vernon East of downtown and South of the Wewa highway. My mother family Church and Cemetary are St. Luke. Their name is Jackson and is located just north of Ebro and west of highway 79 in a place call Redhead. Keep up the good work.

Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery  is now online. Many thanks to Lisa Howell McCracken.
Weeks Cemetery Survey is now online. Many thanks to Lisa Howell McCracken.
Sapp, Cannon, Herndon, Downing genealogies online. Contact [email protected].
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery Survey online by Jim and Shirley Pratt
First Baptist Church of Southport, Bay County, Florida by Elaine Page Taylor [email protected]
GenConnect now available here-click here for Visitor CenterNow available for biographiesdeeds, wills, pension records, bible records, new queries and obituaries. Old queries are still available from the Query link below.
Animated NEWBethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery is  now online! Many thanks to Jerry Brock.
Animated NEWTiller Cemetery is now online. Many thanks to Brian & Lynn Walters for the contribution.
Washington County Cemeteries - survey done in 1958.
Please help by sending information on cemeteries you know in Washington County, Florida, especially those that are Abandoned and Neglected; enter here ~> Florida Cemetery Task Force Web Site

More Cemeteries Added!Animated NEW

Federal Land Records
Washington County, Florida
Reconstructed Tract Book and Map

by two great volunteers: Gail and Duke Vickrey, Gulf Breeze, FL

divider line

Cities in Washington County
Caryville Chipley Ebro Vernon Wausau

Help Needed! Washington County Lookup Volunteers Needed!

This site was created for the purpose of connecting Washington County, Florida, Descendants.  Unfortunately I do not live in or near Washington County, so there is a strong need for local researchers who are willing to volunteer their assistance.  Please email if you are interested.

divider line

GenConnect logo Hints, Tips and Directions Submit/Read Bible Records
Bios here Show/Send Deed Records Obits here
Show/Send Pension Records Queries here--soon Show/Submit Will Records

Adopt a county!

divider line

Link to Genealogy Graphics

The fine print:

USGENWEB NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet, data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other presentation. This file may not be removed from this server or altered in any way for placement on another server without the consent of the State and USGenWeb Project coordinators and the contributor.

GenConnect at RootsWeb

Server Space Courtesy RootsWeb

You are our 5268th visitor -- thanks for stopping by!

Last modified:Friday, 28-Apr-2000 09:27:29 PDT

Email to seagee69@aol.com

Get MSIENetscape Now!

Created with AOLPress

Copyright ©1997, 1998, 1999
Designed, created and maintained
by  C Sloan-Webmaster