Location: Wakulla County FL

Native American History of Wakulla County, Florida

Wakulla County is located in northwestern Florida. It was named after the Creek-Seminole pronunciation of a Native American word, Guacara, The county seat and largest city in the county is Crawfordville.  Its northern boundary is Leon County, FL. Its northern boundary is Leon County, FL.  To the east is Jefferson County, FL; to the west is Liberty County, FL and the southwest, is Franklin County, FL.  The Ochlockonee River forms much of the western boundary of the county. The meaning of Guacara is unknown.  Most texts suggest that it is an Arawak word, but this seems unlikely since the region was solidly Muskogean.  Another explanation is that it is a Tamaule word.  Tamaule was originally spoken in the coastal plain of Tamaulipas State.  When the region was invaded around 1250 AD by Chichimec barbarians, many of the inhabitants apparently fled to the Gulf Coast and southern Georgia.  Their language became one of the dialects of Itsate (Hitchiti-Creek.)  If that is the case, the original word in Tamauli was Wakale, which means Waka People. The Spanish almost always changed a Muskogean “e” to a Castilian “a.”  A similar name was used for a hybrid people living in southern Florida, near Lake Okeechobee. Geology and Hydrology of Wakulla County The terrain of Wakulla County is characterized by spines of the Red Hills Country reaching southward from southwest Georgia, flat, acidic, sandy...

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Wakulla 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. Wakulla County Cemetery Records Hosted at Wakulla County, Florida USGenWeb Archives Arran Cemetery Council Cemetery Duggar Cemetery Grimes Cemetery Gwaltney Cemetery Ivan Church Cemetery Magnolia Cemetery New Light Cemetery Oak Park Cemetery Old Field Cemetery Pearce Cemetery Pelt Cemetery Revell Cemetery Sanders Cemetery Simmons Cemetery Smith Creek Cemetery Sutton-Ferrell Cemetery Whaley Cemetery Whiddon Lake Cemetery Zionhill Cemetery Hosted at Wakulla County Florida USGenWeb Arran Cemetery Cates Cemetery Causseaux Cemetery Council Cemetery Duggar Cemetery Grimes Cemetery Gwaltney Cemetery Ivan Cemetery Mackery Cemetery Magnolia Cemetery Lake Ellen Cemetery Old Methodist Church Cemetery New Light Cemetery Oak Park Cemetery Old Field Cemetery Oliver – Warren Cemetery Pearce Cemetery Panacea Cemetery Pelt Cemetery Revell Cemetery Revell Cemetery (another survey of cemetery above) Sanborn / McKenzie Cemetery Sanders Cemetery San Marcos Cemetery Simmons Cemetery Smith Creek Cemetery St. Marks Cemetery Syfrett Cemetery Sutton Cemetery Taylor & Hartsfield Cemetery Vause Branch Cemetery West Sopchoppy Cemetery Whaley Cemetery Whiddon Lake Cemetery Zionhill Cemetery CSA Vets, Cemetery in Wakulla Cemeteries Historic and Current of Wakulla County Search: Florida, Find A Grave Index Search: Billion Graves for Cemeteries in Wakulla County...

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