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Searching Online Records for Florida? Dont Forget These Valuable Resources!

Statewide Resources: FamilySearch Florida Collections (current to Feb 2013):


Title Florida, Births and Christenings, 1880-1935 Florida, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 Florida, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 Florida, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 18851955 Florida, Death Index, 1877-1998 Florida, Deaths and Burials, 1900-1921 Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939 Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001 Florida, Key West Passenger Lists, 1898-1920 Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993 Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974 Florida, Probate Records, 1784-1990 Florida, State Census, 1885 Florida, State Census, 1935 Florida, State Census, 1945 Florida, Tampa, Passenger Lists, 1898-1945 Records 20,227 285,975 25,416 Browse Images 5,187,074 24,800 471,800 3,012,178 Browse Images 11,718,373 571,766 859,969 Browse Images 110,864 1,599,085 2,249,138 50,103 Last Updated 10 Mar 2012 21 Apr 2012 21 Apr 2012 26 Sep 2011 10 Feb 2012 27 Apr 2010 29 Mar 2010 29 Feb 2012 *16 Jan 2013 14 Jan 2012 9 May 2012 26 Mar 2012 27 Sep 2012 27 Mar 2010 27 Mar 2010 27 Mar 2010 21 Dec 2012

Florida Message Boards ~ Ancestry.com http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.florida.counties/mb.ashx Florida GenWeb https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/official/ Florida Digital Newspaper Library http://ufdc.ufl.edu/newspapers/ The Florida Digital Newspaper Library exists to provide access to the news and history of Florida. All of the over 1,376,000 pages of historic through current Florida newspapers in the Florida Digital Newspaper Library are openly and freely available with zoomable page images and full text. Florida History Online http://www.unf.edu/floridahistoryonline/

From Daniel L. Schafer, Professor Emeritus of History, University of North Florida, Florida History Online is an educational website intended as a resource for teachers and scholars, students at all grade levels, and the general public. It offers free online access to transcribed Florida history documents. Floridiana on the Web ~ USF Libraries Digital Collections http://guides.lib.usf.edu/content.php?pid=86148&sid=640802# An astoundingly rich collection of digitized manuscripts, oral histories, historical photographs and full text articles on Florida history. All back editions of the journal Florida Historical Quarterly are available as searchable full text. State Archives of Florida http://info.florida.gov/index_researchers.cfm The Florida Memory Project website presents a selection of digitized historical records that illustrate significant moments in Florida history, education resources for students of all ages and archival collections for historical research. Notable online collections:

Call and Brevard Family Papers Florida Confederate Pension Application Files Florida's Early Constitutions Florida Folklife Collection Florida Photographic Collection Spanish Land Grants World War I Service Cards

P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/pkyonge/index.html Resource Guide ~ P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=103504&sid=2357645 Excellent guide to online resources for Florida history and genealogy Florida Cemetery Index http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/cgi-bin/cemeterydata/index.htm There were 12,071 names from 83 cemeteries in the database as of 1 August 2000. City of Tallahassee ~ City-Owned Cemeteries Burial Records http://www.talgov.com/pm/pm-cemeoview.aspx The Obituary Daily Times http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ WPA Life Histories from Florida http://lcweb2.loc.gov/wpaintro/flcat.html First-person accounts of life in Florida collected during the Great Depression. Alachua County Ancient Records http://www.clerk-alachua-fl.org/archive/ 493,813 Page Images of early Florida records. 14,890 Pages have been transcribed. As Alachua County was an early seat of government in Florida, this collection has records from across Florida, not just Alachua County. You can volunteer to index records, too!

Elmers Genealogy Corner http://www.elmersgenealogycorner.com/ Madison County, FL marriage, divorce, cemetery, voter and obituary records