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Guacata Indians

Guacata Tribe – Meaning unknown. Guacata Connections. On the evidence furnished by place names in this section, the tribe is classified with the south Florida peoples. Guacata Location. On or near Saint Lucie River in Saint Lucie and Palm Beach Counties. Guacata History.-The Guacata are first mentioned by Fontaneda (1854), who in one place speaks of them as on Lake Mayaimi (Okeechobee), but this probably means only that they ranged across to the lake from the eastern seacoast. Shortly after his conquest of Florida Menendez left 200 men in the Ais country, but the Indians of that tribe soon rose against them and they moved to the neighborhood of the Guacata, where they were so well treated that they called the place Santa Lucia. Next year, however, these Indians rose against them and although they were at first defeated the Spaniards were so hard pressed that they abandoned the place in 1568. They were still an independent body in the time of Dickenson, in 1699, but not long afterward they evidently united with other east coast bands, and they were probably part of those who emigrated to Cuba in 1763. Guacata Population. No separate estimate has ever been made. (See Ais Indians)...

Biography of Otis R. Cureton

Otis R. Cureton, who since February, 1918, has made his home in Muskogee, is engaged in handling farm lands, loans and oil and gas leases. Broad experience in this field of labor has enabled him to win readily a large clientage and his business has steadily developed, for the Oklahoma Land & Loan Company, of which he is now the manager, is conducting an extensive and profitable business. Otis R. Cureton was born in Lancaster, South Carolina, on the 12th of October, 1879, but when quite young was taken to Florida and was educated in the public schools of that state. He early began to provide for his own support and when a lad of but ten years became a clerk in a general store, being thus employed until his sixteenth year. He was next connected with the Southern Express Company and during a period of four years rose from the humble position of helper to that of assistant route agent. On severing his connection with the Express Company he turned to general merchandising, establishing a store in Eden, Florida, where he carried on business until 1905. In that year he came to the Indian Territory, settling at Wagoner, where he has since conducted a land and real estate business. His broadening experience has given him wide knowledge of land conditions and property values in the state and he has achieved gratifying success as the years have passed. In February, 1918, he removed to Muskogee, where he has since handled farm lands, loans, oil and gas leases and as manager of the Oklahoma Land & Loan Company he has...

St. Lucie County Florida Cemetery Records

Florida Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Florida county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. St. Lucie County Cemetery Records Hosted at St. Lucie County, Florida USGenWeb Archives Unknown Cemetery St. Lucie County Cemetery Records Hosted at Florida Fina a Grave Beth El Memorial Park Fort Pierce Carlton Family Cemetery Fort Pierce Eden Cemetery Eden Episcopal Church of the Nativity Memorial Garden Port Saint Lucie Fern Hall Memorial Gardens St Lucie Co. Forest Hill Memorial Gardens Port Saint Lucie Fort Pierce Cemetery aka Riverview Mem. Park Garden of Heavenly Rest Fort Pierce Harrison Cemetery Fort Pierce Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Fort Pierce Holy Faith Episcopal Church Gardens Port Saint Lucie Palms Cemetery Ankora Peacock Cemetery Fort Pierce Pine Grove Cemetery...

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