Fort George Island

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Anna Kingsley - Fort George Island
... Kingsley purchased another plantation on Fort George Island, near the mouth of the St ... other buildings were being constructed, Anna moved in between Fernandina and Fort George Island, taking over managing the plantation while Kingsley was away on business ... Kingsley took three other wives, all slaves, while at Fort George Island ...
Kingsley Plantation - History - Kingsley's Family
... He settled on Fort George Island in 1814 after leasing it from McIntosh ... Johns River in what is today Jacksonville, and Drayton Island in central Florida two of them may have been managed part-time by his wife, a former slave ... has given birth to three mulatto children George, about 3 years 9 months, Martha, 20 months old, an Mary, one month old ...

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