Duval county was created in 1822 it was named for william pope duval, territorial governor of florida from 1822 to 1834 when duval county was created (on. The first territorial governor, william pope duval, served 12 years, the longest three state governors have served two full four-year terms: william d bloxham. What do you know about territorial florida's first civil governor, william pope duval if you aren't familiar with the governor's backstory, you're. Related news fsc professor authors first biography of william p duval uncovering the myth: dr denham writes first biography on william pope duval . The street is named for william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida as another stop off the old town trolley, duval street has many stores from art.
William pope duval was a well-connected but nearly forgotten frontier politician of antebellum america the scion of a well-to do richmond,. Latitude longitude of pope duval park, jacksonville, fl, us coordinates are given the park was named to commemorate the name of william pope duval, the. The street was named for a man named william pope duval he was the first territorial governor of florida, before florida became part of the united states. 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.
In florida founder william p duval, james m denham provides the first full- length the scion of a well-to-do richmond, virginia, family, william pope duval. Duval county was created in 1822 from st johns county it was named for william pope duval, governor of florida territory from 1822 to 1834 when duval. Duval, william pope, a representative from kentucky born in mount comfort, near richmond, va, in 1784 completed preparatory studies moved to kentucky .
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 settling in bardstown . Duval county was created in 1822 from st johns county the county is named for william pope duval, territorial governor of florida from 1822 to 1834. His line was covered in bessie grabowski's 1931 book the duval family of virginia among his descandants were: william pope duval who was the first civilian. Wade wehunt pool is named in honor of tallahassee's first superintendent of pools and local real estate developer governor william pope duval's 1820s home. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about william duvall on william pope duval 1784 1854 district of columbia william pope duval in.
On march 4, 1824, territorial governor wiliam pope duval (john pope william lehnolf marshall at jackson lodge f & a m № 1 - tallahassee, florida. [return to top] william pope duval 1784-1854: william duval was born at mount comfort, va, in 1784 at the age of 14, he left home for the kentucky frontier,. Claude du vall (aka du val, duval or duvall) was a gallant and courteous rogue, the most famous episode of duval's career was written by william pope in.
I am directly descended from william pope duval, first territorial governor of florida from 1822-1834 there is extensive history about him on. William pope duval (september 4, 1784 – march 19, 1854) was the first civilian governor of florida territory, succeeding andrew jackson, who had been. William pope, of montpelier virginia william d pope, of port royal, virginia, catharine, had a son william pope duval, first governor of florida, and.
Florida's capital city, the name coming from the apalachee indian words for old town, tallahassee became the capital in 1823 when william pope duval, the. Phone, suggest a phone number address 13500 w beaver st jacksonville, florida 32220 lon stephens added 6 new photos — at pope duval. Duval county was created in 1822 from st johns county it was named for william pope duval, governor of florida territory from 1822 to 1834. Duval county public schools footer logo all content © 2018 duval schools facebook twitter youtube flickr linkedin instagram planeths blackboard, inc.