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Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.  
 
Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.  
  
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USGenWeb, [https://sites.google.com/site/statewideresources/ '''Statewide Resources''']
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Benton County, Florida|Benton]] | [[Dade County, Florida|Dade]] | [[Fayette County, Florida|Fayette]] | [[Mosquito County, Florida|Mosquito]] | [[New River County, Florida|New River]]  
 
Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Benton County, Florida|Benton]] | [[Dade County, Florida|Dade]] | [[Fayette County, Florida|Fayette]] | [[Mosquito County, Florida|Mosquito]] | [[New River County, Florida|New River]]  
  
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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*[[Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[http://www.bakerblockmuseum.org/ Baker Block Museum]: a project of the [http://www.flgenwebarchives.com/bakerblock/image50.htm '''North Okaloosa Historical Association'''].&nbsp; Many family histories have been submitted in the form of notebooks and published books.&nbsp; Out of print books on topics of historical interest are available.&nbsp; Photographs of individuals, families, and county history are also preserved, along with old maps, microfilms of early newspapers, etc.  
 
*[http://www.bakerblockmuseum.org/ Baker Block Museum]: a project of the [http://www.flgenwebarchives.com/bakerblock/image50.htm '''North Okaloosa Historical Association'''].&nbsp; Many family histories have been submitted in the form of notebooks and published books.&nbsp; Out of print books on topics of historical interest are available.&nbsp; Photographs of individuals, families, and county history are also preserved, along with old maps, microfilms of early newspapers, etc.  
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*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/ The Florida GenWeb Project,Inc'''.'''] has a wealth of information for each county in the state of Florida, You may also wish to check out the [http://www.fl-genweb.net/ Florida GenWeb Project,Inc.Archives]section, a page for each county  
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/ The Florida GenWeb Project,Inc'''.'''] has a wealth of information for each county in the state of Florida, You may also wish to check out the [http://www.fl-genweb.net/ Florida GenWeb Project,Inc.Archives]section, a page for each county  
 
*Access Genealogy:&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/florida/ Florida Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>  
 
*Access Genealogy:&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/florida/ Florida Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>  
*Research Guide:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Florida.pdf BYU Research Outline for Florida]
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*Research Guide:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Florida.pdf BYU Research Outline for Florida]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/floridagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Florida]
  
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Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.

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Benton | Dade | Fayette | Mosquito | New River

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