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{{Adoption FLGenWeb}}Statewide, regional, and county histories often have biographical sections that can be very helpful. A representative biographical encyclopedia for [[Florida]] is Harry Gardner Cutler, ''History of Florida, Past and Present'' . . . , Three Volumes (Chicago, Illinois and New York, NY: Lewis Publishing Company, 1923; Family History Library {{FHL|134428|title-id|disp=book 975.9 H2c; Volume 1 on film 1321188}}, {{FHL|134428|title-id|disp=Volume 3 on film 1697443 item 10}}). Volumes 2 and 3 have biographical information.
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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Florida]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Florida Bible Records|Florida Bible Records]]''{{Adoption FLGenWeb}}  
  
Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are the Biographical Card Index (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967146}}) and the alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967703}}). {{Florida|Florida}}  
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<br>Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as a person’s birth date and place; names of family members, including maiden names; education; occupation; and social, political, and religious affiliation. They may also contain a physical description of the person, previous residences, and immigration information. Biographies are the product of family knowledge or previous research about early settlers and prominent citizens of a state, county, or town. Local histories may contain biographical sketches of lesser-known people<br>
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Statewide, regional, and county histories often have biographical sections that can be very helpful. A representative biographical encyclopedia for [[Florida]] is:
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*Harry Gardner Cutler, ''History of Florida, Past and Present'' . . . , Three Volumes (Chicago, Illinois and New York, NY: Lewis Publishing Company, 1923; Family History Library {{FHL|134428|title-id|disp=book 975.9 H2c; Volume 1 on film 1321188}}, {{FHL|134428|title-id|disp=Volume 3 on film 1697443 item 10}}). Volumes 2 and 3 have biographical information.
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Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are:
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*The Biographical Card Index (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967146}})  
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*The Alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967703}}). <br>
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Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as a person’s birth date and place; names of family members, including maiden names; education; occupation; and social, political, and religious affiliation. They may also contain a physical description of the person, previous residences, and immigration information. Biographies are the product of family knowledge or previous research about early settlers and prominent citizens of a state, county, or town. Local histories may contain biographical sketches of lesser-known people

Statewide, regional, and county histories often have biographical sections that can be very helpful. A representative biographical encyclopedia for Florida is:

Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are:

  • The Biographical Card Index (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with 967146)
  • The Alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with 967703).