Calhoun County, Florida Genealogy

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Revision as of 23:17, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Calhoun County Florida genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Calhoun County, Florida
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Facts
Founded January 26, 1838
County Seat Blountstown
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Calhoun County Courthouse
425 E Central Avenue
Blountstown, FL 32424-2242
Phone: 850.674.4545 

County Judge has marriage and probate records
County Clerk has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1838--Calhoun County  was created 26 January 1838 from Franklin County.
County seat: Blountstown [2]

Named for John C. Calhoun, member of the United States Senate from South Carolina and the seventh U.S. vice president, serving under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged. 

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Altha

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census

For tips on accessing Calhoun County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida 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 and mortality.

Church

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun County, Florida. Page 133 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).