Genealogy Projects tagged with West Florida on the Geni Family Tree

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  • West Florida, the 15th Colony

    This project is to discuss and research the West Florida Colony controlled variously by Spain and Britain.In recent conversations with David Menk, he mentioned the 8 eastern Parishes of Louisiana were actually part of West Florida.==Notables== William Blount --- 1st person in the U.S. to be impeached by the House of Representatives, the first time it even exercised this power, and was simultane...

  • Spanish Louisiana

    This project is to discuss and research the Louisiana Territory controlled by Spain for fifty (50) years, 1763-1813.Recent conversations with David Menk, a former native of Sliddell, Louisiana. He mentioned that West Florida was larger than imaged and extended to the Mississippi River in Louisiana. Thus the name Florida Parishes, eight of them!==Notables== William Blount ---An aggressive land s...