It was named after florida's first territorial governor, william pope duval fast forward through war and immigration key west was divided. 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. The area is named for william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida on some nights duval street takes on a carnival atmosphere that lasts from. 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.
Florida governor william pope duval was honored with a street, along with colonel daniel newnan, who several years earlier led a campaign against 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. Born one year after the american revolution in richmond, virginia, and dying six years before the civil war, william pope duval lived a life full of excitement,.
Duval county was established in 1822, and is named for william pope duval, governor of florida territory from 1822 to 1834 duval county is included in the. The thoroughfare was named in honor of william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida this mile-long stretch of pavement draws millions of visitors. William pope duval was a well-connected but nearly forgotten frontier politician of antebellum america the scion of a well-to do richmond,. The county seat is jacksonville, with which the duval county government has been consolidated since 1968 the county is named for william pope duval,.
Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental united states with over 840 square miles duval street, like the county was named for william pope duval, the. Genealogy for william pope duval (1784 - 1854) family tree on geni, with over 180 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. 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.
Duval, william pope, a representative from kentucky born in mount comfort, near richmond, va, in 1784 completed preparatory studies moved to kentucky . Florida: territorial governors: 1822-1845 governor of the territory of florida  20 jun 1822 - 17 apr 1834, william pope duval [3. William pope duval, lawyer and congressman, the son of william and anne ( pope) duval, was born at mount comfort, virginia, in 1784 and.
List of governors of florida william pope duval kentucky's 10th congressional district usage on frwikipediaorg william pope duval. The majority of the series is correspondence to territorial governor william pope duval his correspondence concerns such issues as military. The street is named for william pope duval, the first territorial governor of florida as another stop off the old town shuttle, duval street has many stores from art. 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.
William pope, of montpelier virginia william d pope, of port royal, virginia, catharine, had a son william pope duval, first governor of florida, and. 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. 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 1828, florida's territorial governor william pope duval wrote a letter to joseph m white, a territorial delegate in which he stressed a great need for a. 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. 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.Download