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Lafayette County, Florida
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Founded December 23, 1856
County Seat Mayo
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lafayette County Courthouse
Main St; PO Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
Phone: 904.294.1600

County Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1902,
court records from 1907 and land records from 1893. [1]

History

Parent County

1856--Lafayette County was created 23 December 1856 from Madison County.
County seat: Mayo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1892 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Lafayette County, Florida census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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), Lafayette County, Florida Page 135 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).

 

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