Submitted by Descendant:  Nancy Lee Eaton SHIVER

Robert Youngblood is listed on 1820 U.S. Federal census in Nassau County, Florida.  His parents are unknown.  He is listed on census as being born in Georgia.  In 1829 he married Mary A. Watson in Duval County, Florida.

He was well educated and held different occupations.  He was Constable in Alachua County, Florida 12 March 1838.  He was Clerk of County 14 December 1847 to 1849.  1850 his occupation was Wheelwright and in 1860 he is listed in Hillsborough County, Florida as a School Teacher.

Robert and Mary had 7 children:

Mary A. E. married Wade H. Bryant

Sarah A.


Martha E.

John W.


Rebecca Jane

Martha, John, and Adaline all died in infancy.  Tara died when she was 2.

Robert and his brother Daniel N. Youngblood were neighbors on the 1860 Hillsborough County, Florida Census.

Mary A. Watson Youngblood Coleman lived with their daughter Rebecca Youngblood Nettles until Rebecca died in 1880’s, then Mary lived with her sister Katherine E. Watson Lanier who married Isaac Mills Lanier.

Mary is said to be buried at Bull Creek where Katherine is buried Osceola County, Florida.  It is unknown where Robert is buried.  Robert never married again after he divorced Mary.

Robert Youngblood was first established as a Florida Pioneer in 2004