Family Maps of Santa Rosa County, Florida

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Family Maps of Santa Rosa County, Florida

by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D.         362 pages with 125 total maps

Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Santa Rosa County, Florida, gleaned from the indexes of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries.

Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds.

The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s.


List of Details Found Below . . .
  What's Mapped in his book?
  What YEARS are these maps for?
  What Cities and Towns are in Santa Rosa County, Florida (and in this book)?
  Acts of Congress Authorizing . . .
  Indexes in this book
  Reviews by the Experts . . .
  Surnames found in this book
  Book Specifications



What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . .
    2996 Parcels of Land
  (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)

    34 Cemeteries

    plus . . .
    Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc.

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What YEARS are these maps for?
Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the corresponding land patents were issued:
DecadeParcel-count
1830s173
1840s78
1850s130
1860s216
1870s4
1880s314
1890s569
1900s994
1910s390
1920s97
1930s11
1940s1
1950s9
1960s8
1970s2


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What Cities and Towns are in Santa Rosa County, Florida (and in this book)?
Allentown, Avalon Beach, Bagdad, Belandville, Berrydale, Brownsdale, Broxson, Chumuckla, Chumuckla Springs, Cobbtown, East Milton, Fidelis, Floridale, Floridatown, Galt City, Gulf Breeze, Harold, Harp, Harper, Holley, Indian Ford, Jay, McLellan, Milton, Mineral Springs, Mount Carmel, Muddy Ford, Mulat, Munson, Navarre, New York, Oriole Beach, Pace, Parkerville, Pine Bluff, Point Baker, Roeville, Santa Maria, Sellersville, Simmons Crossing, Spring Hill, Tiger Point, Wallace, Ward Basin, Whitfield, Woodlawn Beach

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Acts of Congress Authorizing the Land Patents in this book:
   May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)
   April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
   March 3, 1855: ScripWarrant Act of 1855 (10 Stat. 701)
   July 22, 1854: Private Land Claim (10 Stat. 306)
   March 2, 1899: Exchange-Natl Forest (lieu) (30 Stat. 993)
   June 4, 1897: Forest Lieu Selection-Non (30 Stat. 11)
   June 14, 1926: Sale-Rec and Public Purposes (44 Stat. 741)
   September 28, 1850: Swamp Land Grant-Patent (9 Stat. 519)
   NA: Sale-Title 32 Chapter 7 (RS 2353 43 USC 672)


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Indexes in this book

-Surnames in the County
  * number of times each Surname occurs

-Surname/Township Index
  * every Surname and the frequency in which each appears in relevant Township-level Maps

-Full-Name Index (of Original Landowners) for each Township

-Populated Places

-Cemeteries

-Multi-Patentees (Groups of people who acquired land together)

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Reviews by the Experts
What they are saying about the Family Maps series:
  • instant gratification! - Elizabeth Shown Mills, Author, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace
  • incredible on-going series . . . - Christine Rose, Author, Courthouse Research for Family Historians
  • must have publications . . . - Dick Eastman, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
  • a great service . . . - Sharon Tate Moody, former President, Association of Professional Genealogists



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SURNAMES found in this Book:
ABBOTT, ADAMS, ADKISON, AHRENS, ALEXANDER, ALLEN, ALLISON, AMOS, ANDERSON, ANDREWS, ARANT, ARD, ARTACHO, ATES, AWARD, AXELSON, AYCOCK, BAGGETT, BAHAN, BAILEY, BAIRD, BALDERAS, BALKUM, BALL, BALLARD, BARNES, BARNHILL, BARRENTINE, BARRINGTON, BARROW, BASS, BATCHELDER, BEAL, BEASLEY, BECK, BECKNALL, BEDGOOD, BEEBE, BEELER, BELL, BELLAMY, BENBOW, BENGTSON, BENTLEY, BERGDORF, BISHOP, BIZELL, BLACK, BLACKMAN, BLAIR, BLAKELY, BLOCKER, BOLIN, BOLTON, BOND, BONIFAY, BOOKER, BOOTH, BOTTS, BOWER, BOWERS, BOYETT, BOYKIN, BOZEMAN, BOZMAN, BRACKENRIDGE, BRADLEY, BRAKE, BRANNUM, BRANTLEY, BRANUM, BRASHEARS, BRAXSON, BRAY, BREWER, BROOKS, BROWN, BROXSON, BRU, BRYAN, BRYANT, BUNDRICK, BUNIFAY, BUNTING, MCARTHUR, BURKE, BURNES, BURNETT, BURNHAM, BURTON, BUSHNELL, BUTLER, BYRNE, CABANISS, CAHOON, CALDWELL, CALHOUN, CAMERON, CAMPBELL, CANNON, CAPERS, CAREY, CARNLEY, CARO, CARPENTER, CARR, CARTER, CARTRIGHT, CASKILL, CASTLEBERRY, CATER, CATLIN, CAULEY, CAWTHEN, CAWTHORN, CHAPPELL, CHASE, CHAVER, CHAVERS, CHESNUT, CHESTNUT, CLARK, CLARKE, CO, COBB, COHEN, COKER, COLHOUN, COLLEY, COLLINS, COLLINSWORTH, COLTON, COMPTON, COOGLE, COOK, COOLEY, COON, COOPER, COPELAND, COTTEN, COTTON, COVEY, CRAIN, CREARY, CRIGLAR, CROSBY, CROWNINGSHIELD, CROWSON, CURCH, CURRINS, DANIEL, DAUGETT, DAVIS, DE LA RUA, DEAN, DEATON, DEENS, DELONY, DEVOND, DIAMOND, DIXON, DOGGETT, DOLE, DOOLITTLE, DORR, DOUGLASS, DRAKE, DRIGGERS, DUCKWORTH, DUNAWAY, DUNCAN, DUNHAM, DUNSFORD, DUVAL, EARLEY, EDDINS, EDGAR, EDGERLY, EDMONSON, EDWARDS, ELLIOTT, ELLIS, EMMETT, ENFINGER, ENZOR, ERNEST, ESCRIBANO, ETHERIDGE, ETHRIDGE, EVANS, EVERHART, FARRINGTON, FAULK, FERNANDEZ, FIELDS, FISHER, FITZPATRICK, FLEMING, FLORIDA, FLOWERS, FLOYD, FORBES, FORD, FORSYTH, FORTUNE, FOSTER, FOWLER, FRANCOIS, FRANKLIN, FREDERICK, FULLER, FUQUA, FUQUAY, GADDIS, GAGE, GAINES, GANT, GARCIA, GARNER, GARRISON, GASKINS, GASTRON, GAY, GAYLOR, GHENT, GIBSON, GIDDEN, GILL, GILLEY, GILLIS, GILLMAN, GILMORE, GIVENS, GLASS, GOMES, GONZALES, GOODWIN, GORDON, GRAHAM, GRAY, GREEN, GRIFFIS, GRIMES, GROSS, GROVES, GUERNSEY, GULLY, GUNN, GUNTER, GURLEY, HALL, HAMILTON, HAMPSHIRE, HAMPTON, HANSHAW, HARDEE, HARDIN, HARDY, HARFORD, HARP, HARRELL, HARRELSON, HARRINGTON, HARRIS, HARRISON, HART, HARTER, HARVELL, HARVILL, HAWKINS, HAWTHORN, HAYES, HAYNES, HELMS, HENDERSON, HENDRIX, HENRY, HERNANDEZ, HERRINGTON, HESTER, HICKS, HILL, HILSON, HINDS, HINOTE, HOBBS, HOLLAND, HOLLEY, HOLMES, HOPKINS, HORN, HOWELL, HUDSON, HUFFMAN, HUGGINS, HUGHEN, HUMPHREY, HUNT, HURD, HURST, HUTCHINSON, INNERARITY, IVEY, JACKSON, JAMES, JARDAN, JENKINS, JENNIGAN, JERNAGAN, JERNIGAN, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES, JORDAN, JOSEY, JOURNEGAN, JOURNIGAN, JUDGE, JULIAN, KELKER, KELLEY, KELLY, KENNEDY, KERSEY, KEYSER, KING, KNIGHT, LAND, LASSETER, LASSITER, LAVALLE, LAYFIELD, LE BARON, LEDBETTER, LEE, LEVINS, LEVITT, LEWIS, LITTLE, LIVINGSTON, LOCKLER, LOCKLIN, LOGAN, LORD, LOTTMANN, LOUNSBERRY, LOWERY, LOWRY, LOYD, LUDLAM, LYNN, MADSEN, MAESTRE, MAGAHA, MAJORS, MALONE, MALOY, MANN, MANNING, MARQUARDT, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MASON, MATHEWS, MAY, MAYER, MAYO, MAYS, MCCALL, MCCALLER, MCCASKILL, MCCONNELL, MCCOY, MCCRANIE, MCCULLOUGH, MCDAVID, MCDONALD, MCDUFFIE, MCHARTHER, MCKELLER, MCKINNON, MCLEAN, MCLELLAN, MCLELLAND, MCMILLAN, MCVOY, MCWHORTER, MEAD, MELVIN, MERCER, MERCHANT, MERRITT, METTHORTER, MEYER, MICHELET, MILIGAN, MILLER, MILLIGAN, MIMS, MINCHEW, MINTS, MIR, MITCHEL, MITCHELL, MOCK, MONEYWAY, MONROE, MOORE, MORENO, MORGAN, MORRELL, MORRILL, MORRIS, MORRISON, MORROW, MORTON, MURPHY, MURRELL, MUSALEWHITE, NELSON, NETTLES, NEWMAN, NEWTON, NICHOLS, NICHOLSON, NICKS, NIX, NOBLES, NORIEGA, NORRIS, NORWOOD, NOWLING, ODOM, OGLESBY, OLLINGER, OTIS, OWEN, OWENS, PACE, PADGETT, PAGE, PALMER, PALMES, PARKER, PARKETON, PARMELY, PARMER, PATRICK, PAULK, PAYNE, PEADEN, PEARCE, PEARSON, PEBLEY, PEEVY, PENDLETON, PENTON, PERKINS, PHILIPS, PHILLIPS, PINNIX, PITMAN, PITTMAN, PITTS, POL, POLK, POOLEY, POORE, POPPINAGE, POWELL, POWERS, PRATER, PRATHER, PRESSLY, PRUETT, PRYOR, PUGH, PURVIS, QUAITS, QUIN, QUINLY, QUINN, RAFUS, RAGAN, READ, REAVES, REDD, REED, REEVES, RHODES, RICE, RICHARD, RICHARDSON, RIDGEWAY, RIDGWAY, RILEY, RIOBOO, RIVENBARK, ROBBINS, ROBERTS, ROBINSON, ROBRICK, RODGERS, ROGERS, ROSA, ROWELL, RUSHING, RUSSELL, RUTHERFORD, SALTER, SAMPLEY, SANDERS, SANDERSON, SARRELLS, SAVELL, SAVILL, SAWYER, SEALE, SEARCY, SEIGLER, SELLARS, SELLERS, SENTERFITT, SEVERSON, SEWELL, SHEPARD, SHIVER, SHORTER, SIGGERS, SIMMONS, SIMPSON, SKINNER, SLABICK, SLAUGHTER, SMITH, SNOWDEN, SOULE, SOUTHERLAND, SPEARS, SPENCE, SPIERS, SPILLMAN, STEIGLER, STEPHENS, STEVENS, STEWART, STOKES, STRICKLAND, SUGGS, SULLIVAN, SUNDAY, SUTTON, TARGETT, TATFORD, TAYLOR, TEMPLE, TEMPLES, TENNANT, TERRILL, TERVIN, TEXEYRO, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THROWER, TODD, TOLBERT, TOLER, TOMPKINS, TOWNS, TOWNSEND, TOWNSON, TRAWICK, TURNER, TWEED, TWICHELL, TWITCHELL, VALREE, VASSERVI, VAUGHN, VILLESECA, WALDER, WALKER, WALL, WALLER, WALLING, WALSTON, WALTHER, WARD, WARE, WATERS, WATSON, WATTS, WEAVER, WEBB, WEEKLY, WELLBORN, WELLS, WEST, WHEELER, WHITE, WHITFIELD, WHITMIRE, WHITTLE, WHITWELL, WHITWORTH, WIGGINS, WILKINSON, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIS, WILSON, WINGET, WISEMAN, WITTICH, WOLF, WOLFE, WOODLESS, WOODS, WORTHINGTON, WRIGHT, WYATT, WYSE, YORK, YOUNG


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Book Specifications
Binding OptionCopyright YearDimensionsISBNISBN13
Paperback20108-5/16" x 10-3/4"142031520X9781420315202
Spiral-bound20098-1/2" x 11" (plus coil)14203101199781420310115
Hardbound20098-1/2" x 11"14203101279781420310122


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