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Federal Point Families

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Dedicated to all of those before and after us who have felt the magnetic attractions of tranquility and peacefulness of Federal Point and area on the St Johns River in Florida

A Special Thanks to the following for their contributions and putting up with my incessant questions:
Brian Michaels and his book "The River Flows North" which I use frequently.
Dr. John Mahon (We all will miss him), Jim Cusick, Joe Knetsch, Chris Kimball, Mary Murphy-Hoffman, Pam Vojnovski,and my co-researcher Charlotte Johns and many others. 
"Memories of Florida" by E. Stuart Hubbard is a five volume manuscript about the people and times in the early days of Federal Point. Without this the Federal Point Website would probably not exist. I have used exerpts from this without permission of the family. I have tried to contact the Hubbard family without success.
 A special thanks to my wife Mary for sharing me with my computer. Without her help this would never happen


Night Sounds of Federal Point

St. Augustine One Liners. "A Trip to the Past"*

Dickie Brantley's St. Augustine and Keterlinus High School Diary

"Memories of St. Augustine"

I add to this site on a regular basis.
Although this site is dedicated to Federal Point we all have ties to St. Augustine. Dick Watson with the aid of numerous others has come up with a list of "One Liners" that are sure to jog your memories of the past and growing uip in St. Augustine. Click on the link above and start your journey.

Check Out the Cemetery Page. Photos of Grave Markers Have Been Added- Thanks to Mary Murphy-Hoffman.
The Link is below.

The Federal Point Cemetery (St. Pauls)

Our Goals:
To provide a common place for all persons interested in this area.
A place to enter your Federal Point Family History, with pictures and documents. 

                      Notes of interest to all.

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Slavery, Secession and Success

Federal Point Military Service Men

The photo below is of the Federal Point School Class of about 1916. Can you identify any of the people. Email me at jobrown@comcast.net


If you have any old pictures or stories of Federal Point please Email to jobrown2359@comcast.net

John Francis Tenney-Founder of Federal Point
Becoming a Member

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Any persons interested in posting to this web site contact:
Charlotte B. Johns <cjohns@aug.com>
John R.Brown jobrown2359@comcast.net
Association of Professional Genealogists

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