I am Laura Lee Scott, the daughter of Harriet Braun Mix, the granddaughter of Marjorie May Bear Braun. My grandmother was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Bear of Olmsted County, MN. I began my Family History research about 1970. At that time research was much more difficult than it is today. I was living in Norfolk, VA and researching in Olmsted County, MN, tough…
Education: Ballast Point Elementary school, Tampa, Florida; Santa Rosa Adult High School 1975-1977 Valdictorian; Pensacola Junior College 1977-1980 AA; University of West Florida 1980-1988 BA History/Public Service;
West Florida Genealogical Society: Member # 204 1982; President: 1990-1991; 1997 – 1998; 2005-2006; Board Member; 1991-1992; Recording Secretary; 1993 - 1994; WFGS Librarian; 1986 - 1991 (when library was in Special Collections, UWF); Editor of the newsletter; July 1994 - January 2003; 2005 - 2011; Editor of the West Florida Footprints; 1991 –1998, 2003 - 2007; Pensacola 300 Year Colonist Committee; 1998; First President of the WFGS Computer Interest Group; 1994;
Pensacola Family History Center: Volunteer: Director, Pensacola Family History Center Feb 1993-1998 & 1985-1990; Librarian 1975 – 2003, 2009-2011;
John C. Pace Library, University of West Florida Work Experience: 1985-1993 Library Technician II, Special Collections, Reference & Government Documents.
Publications: Belandville: a French Canadian Colony in West Florida 2005 by Patagonia Press, Bagdad, FL 67 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.; Genealogical Gleanings, Basics, Facts, Tips, Wit & Prose, 1995 self-published
Website Coordinator: WorldGenWeb: Switzerland 1998 - 2011; Poland - Warmia-Mazury 1998 – 2011
FloridaGenWeb Project Inc. 1998-2011; Baker, Columbia, Glades, Manatee, Monroe, Okechobee, Palm Beach counties & African-American Heritage & Native American Heritage