° Census Transcription Project
The membership voted to undertake a project to transcribe the 1830-1920 Escambia County Census schedules. The project is complete. The final product is a transcribed census which was made available in a printed publication, or online (scroll down the Index). Jerry Merritt, was the Project Chairman.
° Funeral Home Records Project
Many members of the WFGS have worked as volunteers with the West Florida Regional Library to index surnames to the Fisher Pou Funeral Home Records (scroll down the Index) which date between December 1926 and August 1979.
° The Escambia County Heritage Book
Project Chairperson was Cynthia Dean, phone (850) 432-7072 , or e-mail. Volumes I and II were completed and may be found in the new West Florida Genealogy Library in Pensacola. Each volume is a testimony of the many, many hours of dedication by the chairman, volunteers, and submitters. These books are truly awesome!
° Inventory Update of WFGS-WFRL Genealogy Collection
Members of the WFGS and community volunteers at the West Florida Genealogy Library continue to work hard to update the inventory of the combined genealogical collection housed at the new West Florida Genealogy Library. All that remains is compiling the database, in which volunteers are currently spending many hours. Point of contact: Peggy Vignolo of the West Florida Genealogy Library.
° Muscogee Project
This is a new project started by Jerry Merritt. Browse through the Life and Times of a Florida Ghost Town and click here to learn how you can help with restoration efforts.