Florida Genealogy

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This article is about the southeastern U.S. state. For other uses, see Florida (disambiguation).
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Welcome to Florida, The Sunshine State

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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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Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Benton | Dade | Fayette | Mosquito | New River

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