Port Charlotte is also known as: Charlotte County / Port Charlotte CDP.
The first people to call the Port Charlotte area home were the nomadic paleo-indians as they chased big game such as woolly mammoth southward during the last ice age around 10,000 BCE. At the time, Port Charlotte was not a coastal area; the peninsula of Florida was much wider than it is today and much drier. As the ice melted, the sea level rose and Florida assumed the shape and climate it has today and the paleo-indians gave way to the Calusa, the "shell people. " The Calusa thrived on the southwest Florida coast and numbered over 50,000 when the first Spaniards reached the peninsula in the 16th century. The arrival of the Europeans was devastating to the Calusa, as diseases such as small pox and measles decimated the population. Eventually the Seminole would arrive from points to the north and establish themselves on the peninsula.
In 1819, Florida was ceded by the Spanish and became a U. S. territory and in 1845, Florida became the 27th state. For the first 100 years of statehood,...
There are currently 6 funeral home listings for the city of Port Charlotte, Florida.
Some of the notable people born here have been: Matthew LaPorta (baseball player), John Hall (american football player), David Holmberg (baseball player), and Joseph Carl White II (actor).
Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Charlotte Sun.
Port Charlotte Obituaries
It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 12th, 2014 that Donald J Weitzel died in Port Charlotte, Florida. Weitzel was 80 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald J's life.
It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 10th, 2014 that Rom Loretta died in Port Charlotte, Florida. Loretta was 86 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rom's life.
It was reported on September 9th, 2014 that Steven Roger Bower died in Port Charlotte, Florida. Bower was 59 years old and was born in Toronto, . Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Steven Roger's life.
It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 6th, 2014 that Eric M Kline died in Port Charlotte, Florida. Kline was 39 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Eric M's life.
It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 6th, 2014 that Agnes Rebecca Myers died in Port Charlotte, Florida. Myers was 94 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Agnes Rebecca's life.
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Florida House: Steube, Rouson, Roberson win
Roberson, 66, has represented District 71 which includes much of Charlotte County along with North Port , portions of Englewood and a small part of North Fort Myers since 2008. The district mostly consists of GOP seniors. Roberson, who owns a ...
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Ann pulled her old Cadillac into one last nonprofit drug treatment center in New Port Richey. She'd called before ... Baby-faced Ralph Jones Jr. walked around Florida A&M University's campus Tuesday as others towered over him. He didn't seem the least bit ...
NASCAR's Jim Hunter dies
Funeral arrangements were incomplete ... Caldwell St., Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202; or Hospice of Volusia/Flagler County, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. The Associated Press contributed.
South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Sept. 30-Nov. 1
These days, a version for us lowly humans or "muggles," in Potter terms is popping up at more than a dozen college campuses in Florida ... dead," a formal funeral was never held here. By Michael Barrett, The Gaston Gazette. CHARLOTTE, N.C ...
House District 71: Incumbent Roberson, 66, faces Saltman, 29
Roberson, 66, a funeral home director in Port Charlotte, is running for re ... For Saltman, protecting Florida beaches by supporting a state constitutional amendment to ban oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, to avoid another BP disaster, would be his ...
House District 71: Incumbent Roberson credits principles for victory
Roberson, 66, of Port Charlotte, attributed his victory ... We need to try to get Floridas economy going and create jobs, said Roberson, who founded his own successful funeral home business in Charlotte County. He said creating jobs means supporting ...
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