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Florida State Vital Records

Florida State Vital Records Office
Florida State Vital Records
P.O. Box 210
1217 Pearl Street
Jacksonville, FL 32231
(904) 359-6900
Records include birth records since 1865, marriage and divorce records since June 1927, and death records since 1877.

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Articles

British Florida, 1763-1783

British Florida, 1763-83

Georgia's Western Lands, Mississippi Territory and East & West Florida, 1783-1819

Spanish Florida, 1670-1763

Florida, 1562-88

British Florida, 1763-83

Three-county Genealogical Fair Coming to Southwest Florida

NEHGS Comes to Orlando, Florida on February 9 and 10

Genealogy DNA Days Coming to Florida

British Florida, 1763-83

Florida: French and Spanish Settlements, 1562-88

West Florida, 1796-1821

British Florida, 1763-83

West Florida Border, 1763-1787

Florida State Genealogical Society 25th Annual Conference

Cedar Keys, Florida, 1861

Databases

Florida Land Records

Florida Census, 1820-90

Florida Marriages, 1822-1850

Jacksonville, Florida Directories, 1888-93

Florida Marriages, 1851-75

Florida War Death List, 1836-42

Florida Death Index, 1946

Florida Death Index, 1936

Florida Death Index, 1947

Florida Death Index, 1950

Florida Death Index, 1951

Florida Death Index, 1952

Florida Death Index, 1953

Florida Death Index, 1954

Florida Death Index, 1955

Florida Death Index, 1956

Florida Death Index, 1957

Florida Death Index, 1958

Florida Death Index, 1959

Florida Death Index, 1960

Florida Death Index, 1961-1966

Florida Death Index, 1967-69

Florida Death Index, 1970-79

Florida Death Index, 1980-89

Florida Death Index, 1990-91

Florida Death Index, 1992-93

Florida Death Index, 1994-95

Florida Death Index, 1996

Florida Death Index, 1997

Florida Death Index, 1998

Florida Death Index, 1938

Florida Death Index, 1944

Florida Death Index, 1937

Florida Death Index, 1943

Florida Death Index, 1939

Florida Death Index, 1942

Florida Death Index, 1945

Florida Death Index, 1949

Florida Death Index, 1940

Florida Death Index, 1941

Florida Death Index, 1948

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Mississippi and Florida, 1800-1900

This Family Archive contains information on approximately 154,000 individuals who were married between 1800 and 1900 in Mississippi and 37,000 individuals who were married between 1823 and 1900 in Florida (191,000 individuals total). It brings together previously uncollected marriage records and gives you easy access to information that you would otherwise need to obtain from a county office.


Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Services
Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Resources
Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
Florida State Archives
Bureau of Archives and Records Management
Division of Library and Information Services - Public Services Section
R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
Telephone: (904) 487-2073
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-3:00, closed Sunday and all state holidays
Records include a 7,000 volume collection of published materials for Florida and most Southeastern states, census records from 1830 to 1920 on microfilm, service records from the Revolutionary War, Indian Wars, and the Mexican War, confederate pension records, a compiled index of Civil War soldiers, vital records for the early 20th century, state census records from 1845-1945, maps, Spanish land grant records, tax records, cemetery records, militia records, state troops records, and national guard records.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Florida Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 18624
Tampa, FL 33679-8624
Publications: Journal, Newsletter

Florida Society for Genealogical Research
8461 54th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL 33565

Florida State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 10249
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2249
Publications: The Florida Genealogist, Florida State Genealogical Society Newsletter

 

See also: Florida Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Florida Documents

 

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