William duval was born at mount comfort, va, in 1784 at the age of 14, he left home for the kentucky frontier, settling in bardstown to study law in 1822 he moved to florida, where he was appointed a territorial judge he served about a month at st augustine before president james monroe appointed him governor of the. Ancestrycom the duval family of virginia, 1701 : descendants of daniel duval, huguenot and allied families [database on-line] provo, ut: ancestrycom operations inc, 2005 original data: grabowskii, bessie berry the duval family of virginia, 1701 : descendants of daniel duval, huguenot and allied families. Lucie claiborne duval, wife of samuel duval, was the great great grandaughter of william claiborne who arrived in virginia in 1621 and who was appointed first secretary of the colony of virginia william pope duval, son of major william duval and ann pope, was appointed united states district judge for the territory of. Territorial governors correspondence, 1820-1845 this series contains the extant incoming correspondence of the governors of florida during the territorial period the majority of the series is correspondence to territorial governor william pope duval his correspondence concerns such issues as military. Pope duval park is a small public park located at the following address: 13500 w beaver st, jacksonville, florida it is a small green zone about 2 miles west from jacksonville city center,which can be reached by highway 90 and us route 10 the park was named to commemorate the name of william pope duval, the first. 196 william and mary quarterly descended u s senator pope barrow of georgia and leroy pope walker, secretary of war, c s a (3) col nathaniel pope, killed in duel with rich- ardson at taylorsville, virginia (see preface to wirt, life of patrick henry) he married his cousin duval, daughter of col william. Us congressman, florida governor moving to kentucky, the age of 14, he studied law, was admitted to the bar at age 19 and practiced law during the indian conflicts of 1812, he commanded a company of mounted kentucky volunteers in 1813, he was elected as a republican to the thirteenth congress, serving until.
This 411-acre regional park was named for william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida (1822-1834) the park property was formerly the northern end of cecil field and declared surplus by the navy in the early 1970s the us department of the interior gave the property to the city of jacksonville the park. The following other wikis use this file: usage on dewikipediaorg duval county ( florida) william pope duval usage on enwikipediaorg list of governors of florida william pope duval kentucky's 10th congressional district usage on fr wikipediaorg william pope duval usage on huwikipediaorg. Genealogy for william pope duval (1784 - 1854) family tree on geni, with over 180 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. The most famous episode of duval's career was written by william pope in 1670, shortly after his execution according to pope, duval held up a coach with a nobleman and his lady seeing they were about to be captured, and determined not to appear afraid, the lady took out a flageolet and played duval thereupon took.
William pope duval (september 4, 1784 – march 19, 1854) was the first civilian governor of florida territory, succeeding andrew jackson, who had been military governor in his twelve-year governorship, from 1822 to 1834, he divided florida into four territories, established the local court system, and chose tallahassee as. Duval county was named for william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida it is located in northeast florida along the atlantic ocean the counties surrounding duval are baker, clay, nassau, and st johns counties its population is 778,879 plus and is 918 square miles some of its cities include atlantic beach.
William pope duval (1784-1854) was a native of virginia he started as a frontiersman in kentucky then became a lawyer he served in indiana as a captain of mounted rangers he was a representative of kentucky in congress from 1813-1815 he served as judge for one month william duval became the first territorial. Is this your ancestor compare dna and explore genealogy for william duval born 1784 richmond, virginia died 1854 washington, district of columbia including ancestors + descendants + 1 photos + dna connections + more in the free family tree community. In florida founder william p duval, james m denham provides the first full- length biography of the well-connected but nearly forgotten frontier politician of antebellum america the scion of a well-to-do richmond, virginia, family, william pope duval (1784–1854) migrated to the kentucky frontier as a youth in 1800.
Susan r parker 135 “tell them i died like a confederate soldier: finegan's florida brigade at cold harbor zack c waters 156 apalachicola aweigh: shipping and seamen at florida 's premier cotton port lynn willoughby 178 william pope duval. He is the author of florida founder william p duval: frontier bon vivant denham is also the author of three other books including florida sheriffs: a history, 1821-1945 (tallahassee, sentry press, 2001), with william w rogers uncovering the myth: dr denham writes first biography on william pope duval.
Jackson resigned this post in november, 1823 and was replaced by william pope duval, who became the first territorial governor of florida general jackson's name is apparent on local features such as lake jackson and the jackson bluff road, which once led to the banks of the ochlocknee river to a.
Preface to his life of patrick henry (3) william, common- wealth's attorney for powhatan county lived and died at mont- pelier (4) percy smith, u s a served in indian wars promoted at st clair's defeat died of yellow fever in the south (5) , married william duval, and was mother to william pope duval, first governor of. The county was named for william pope duval duval was territorial governor from 1822-1834 prior to european arrival, the area was inhabited by indigenous people, the timucua and mocama the county seat is deland and the county was created 1854 the county is located in the northeast area of the state. Duval – named for florida's first territorial governor, william pope duval whose goal was to attract slave owners from neighboring states to set up plantations in florida fort lauderdale- named for indian fighter major william lauderdale major lauderdale founded the city so the name should stand. I accidently found william pope duval park while on my way to hike another trail site i'm certainly glad i did this park is named for governor william pope duval and is in themore ask gabrielle l about pope duval park 3 thank gabrielle l this review is the subjective opinion of a tripadvisor member and not of.