1. Your Ancestor's Family Name: Brown 2. Your full name: Anonymous 3. Where did your ancestor come from? Georgia 4. What year (approx) did your ancestor come to Florida? 1832 5. Where did your ancestor settle in Florida? Columbia County
From Florida Genealogical Society
Robert BROWN, was born in Camden County, Georgia on 14 December 1804. He married Eliza Ann Clementine PENDERGAST on 24 November 1829, and was settled in Columbia County, Territory of Florida by 1832. He was a Justice of the Peace, and the first representative to the Territorial Legislative Council to represent Columbia County only. In Territorial Papers, he was appointed Judge of the County Court in 1834; appointed J. P. in 1835; and was appointed Appraiser of the Union Bank of Tallahassee for Columbia County, in 1837. He was voter #5 and Election Clerk at Robert BROOKS Precinct, Columbia County in the first statewide election 26 May 1845. He was Speaker of the House in 1846. Robert served as a colonel in the 12th Regiment of the Florida Militia. According to an entry in Names, in the 1841 Session of the Territorial Legislative Council, he requested the government to settle claims for the regiment he commanded,for military services in 1838. Robert and Eliza Ann's children were: John Vincent; David William "Willard"; George Washington; __ Brooks; Georgia Ann Florida; and Epaminondas
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