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Founded December 26, 1827
County Seat Madison
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County Courthouse

Madison County Courthouse
PO Box 237
Madison, FL 32341
Phone: 850.973.1500

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate and court records from 1838
land records from 1831 and divorce records. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Madison County was created 26 December 1827 from Jefferson County.
County seat: Madison [2] Named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1876 and 1912 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Municipalities
  • Greenville
  • Lee
  • Madison

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Biographies

Cemeteries

USGenWeb Tombstone Project

The USGenWeb Tombstone Project contains listings of gravestones donated by volunteers for the following cemeteries in Madison County.

  • Allen Family Cemetery. Cemetery index available on Madison Co. FLGenWeb.
  • Andrews Family Cemetery
  • Antioch Cemetery
  • Archtillery Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Aucilla Fire Tower Cemetery
  • Barclay Family Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Blue Springs Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Blue Springs Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Campbell Family Cemetery
  • Campbell Sink Cemeteries
  • Campbell's Church Cemetery
  • Cherry Lake Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Cherry Lake UMC Cemetery
  • Concord Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Coody Family Cemetery
  • Cooksey Family Cemetery
  • Corinth Church Cemetery
  • Croos-Road Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Drew Family Cemetery
  • Ebenezer UMC Cemetery
  • Edwards Family Cemetery
  • Evergreen Cemetery | Plot Map
  • Fellowship Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Friendship Cemetery
  • Hacker Gravesite
  • Hanson UMC Cemetery
  • Harby Family Cemetery
  • Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Hays Cemetery
  • Henderson Cemetery
  • Hensey Cemetery
  • Hickory Grove Cemetery
  • Hicks Cemetery
  • Hickstown Cemetery
  • Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Hurst Family Cemetery
  • Jeslamb A.M.E. Church Cemetery
  • Lee Memorial Cemetery
  • Little Brown Church Cemetery
  • Leggitt Cemetery
  • Macedonia Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Midway Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Modern Day Holiness Church Cemetery (aka St. Lukes)
  • Mount Horeb Cemetery, Pinetta
  • Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Mount Olive Cemetery
  • Mount Zion A.M.E. Church #2 Cemetery
  • Nazarene Church Cemetery
  • New Hopeful Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • New Hopewell Cemetery
  • New Oakland Church Cemetery (aka San Pedro)
  • New Zion Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Norton Creek Cemetery
  • Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Oak Ridge Cemetery Plot Map
  • Old Oakland Cemetery
  • Old St. Matthews Church Cemetery
  • Old Walker Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Pineland Cemetery
  • Porter Family Cemetery
  • Radford-Denson Family Cemetery
  • Reaper Cemetery
  • Redding Family Cemetery
  • Redding-Hammock Cemetery
  • Rocky Springs UMC Cemetery
  • Rowe-Rutherford Cemetery (aka Norton Creek)
  • Saint Lukes Church Cemetery
  • Saint Matthews Church Cemetery
  • San Pedro Cemetery
  • Shackleford Gravesite
  • Shaw-Bowens Family Cemetery
  • Shiloh Southern Methodist Cemetery
  • Smith Cemetery
  • Stonewall Cemetery
  • Stroud Cemetery
  • Townsend-Duval Family Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
  • Washington Family Cemetery
  • Wigginsville Church Cemetery
  • Winquepin Pond Cemetery
Other Cemetery Links

Census

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

Church

Court

The Madison County Clerk of Courts covers both Circuit and County Court records, including Probate Court. They are also responsible for the county marriage and divorce records.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Madison Enterprise and the Madison County Carrier are published by Greene Publishing, Inc., 1695 South South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340, or P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341. Phone (850) 973-4141.  

Obituaries

Probate

The Madison County Clerk of Courts covers both Circuit and County Court records, including Probate Court. They are also responsible for the county marriage and divorce records.

Taxation

Contact the Madison County Appraisors for land and tax information.

Vital Records

The Madison County Clerk of Courts covers both Circuit and County Court records, including Probate Court. They are also responsible for the county marriage and divorce records. 

Birth and death records can be ordered from:
Office of Vital Statistics
1217 Pearl Street
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
Telephone: 904-359-6900
Fax: 904-359-6931
Internet: Florida Office of Vital Statistics

Courtesy of Elmer's Genealogy Corner which is operated by Elmer C. Spear

Other Resources

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison 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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