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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Florida]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Nassau_County,_Florida|Nassau County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Florida]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Nassau_County,_Florida|Nassau County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.nassaucountyfl.com/ Nassau County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 456<br>Fernandina Beach, FL 32034<br>Phone: 904.321.5700&nbsp;
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<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from&nbsp;1800’s. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nassau County, Florida Page 136 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Amelia Island, a Sea Island that stretches along the east cost from South Carolina to Florida. It's county seat is Fernandina Beach, which is located on this island.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://aigensoc.org/cemetery.asp#clist Nassau County Cemetery Burials] - burials for about 60 cemeteries collected by the Amelia Island Genealogical&nbsp;Society
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12947 Bosquebello Cemetery, Fernandina Beach] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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{{Census|Florida}}
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1457854;t=browsable;w=0 1885 Florida State Population Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp;Includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*{{RecordSearch|1457854|1885 Florida State Population Census}} - Includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
 
*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://aigensoc.org/civil_war.asp Civil War Pension Index for Nassau County] - via the Amelia Island Genealogical Society
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project
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*[http://aigensoc.org/CSA_Muster.asp Civial War Muster Records for Nassau County] - via the Amelia Island Genealogical Society
*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]  
 
*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
 
*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/fl/obitsfl.htm Florida Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -&nbsp; USGenWeb Obituaries Project
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*[http://www.aigensoc.org/obituary.asp Nassau County Obituaries] - various years between 1879 - 1949; transcribed by the Amelia Island Genealogical Society. <br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/fl/obitsfl.htm Florida Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -&nbsp; USGenWeb Obituaries Project<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://aigensoc.org/will.asp Index to Nassau County wills, 1870-1908] - via the Amelia Island Genealogical Society
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
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*[http://www.aigensoc.org/marriage.asp Nassau County Marriages, 1868-1894] - abstracted by the Amelia Island Genealogical Society. Can search by bride or groom's name.
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://aigensoc.org/aigs/index.asp Amelia Island Genealogical Society] - genealogy for Nassau county
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-FL-001.html Florida State Historical Societies]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Listing by County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp Florida Family History Centers]
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*[http://www.myfloridahistory.org/ Florida Historical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/nassau/ Nassau County FLGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
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*[http://aigensoc.org/ Nassau County, Florida Genealogy &amp; History]<br>
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*[http://www.myflorida.com/ State of Florida]
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*[http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Nassau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Nassau|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Nassau/ Nassau County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Nassau/ Nassau County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  

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Founded December 29, 1824
County Seat Fernandina
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Contents

County Courthouse

Nassau County Courthouse
PO Box 456
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904.321.5700 


Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1800’s. [1]

History

Parent County

1824--Nassau County was created 29 December 1824 from Duval County.
County seat: Fernandina Beach [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Amelia Island, a Sea Island that stretches along the east cost from South Carolina to Florida. It's county seat is Fernandina Beach, which is located on this island.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Nassau County Obituaries - various years between 1879 - 1949; transcribed by the Amelia Island Genealogical Society.
  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project

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), Nassau County, Florida Page 136 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).