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Baker County, Florida
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Founded February 8, 1861
County Seat MacClenny
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Baker County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--Baker County was created 8 February 1861 from New River county. New River County's name was changed to Bradford in 1861.
County seat: MacClenny [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1888 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


 

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

The 1885 Florida State Population Census  includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sanderson

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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