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State Archives of Florida
Portrait of Jacob Valentine Dansby.
Born April 26, 1829 at Merriweather Station, Ala. Owned a large plantation north of Marianna. Went to Mexico for a time, got bushwhacked so returned to a farm at Myrtle Grove, outside Pensacola. Served as a Representative in the Florida House: 1860, 1861. A scholar of greek and latin, horticulturalist, husband to 5 wives and father of 22. He died on July 14, 1900.
Subject - Person
Chicago Manual of Style
Mancel, H. Portrait of Jacob Valentine Dansby. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/272600>, accessed 9 August 2022.
Mancel, H. Portrait of Jacob Valentine Dansby. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/272600>
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(State Archives of Florida/Mancel)