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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Florida|Florida]]&nbsp;&gt; Santa Rosa County'' <br>
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| county = Santa Rosa County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.db229.com/ Santa Rosa County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1842
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| founded date = February 18
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Santa_Rosa_County,_Florida|Santa Rosa County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.santarosaclerk.com/ Santa Rosa County Courthouse]<br>6865 Caroline Street<br>Milton, FL 32570<br>Phone: 850.623.-0135<br><br>Courthouse burned in 1869.<br>County Archives has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1869.<br>Deed Room, Main Courthouse has land records from 1869. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Santa Rose 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1842--'''Santa Rosa County was created 18 February 1842&nbsp;from [[Escambia_County,_Florida|Escambia]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Milton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1842--'''Santa Rosa County was created 18 February 1842&nbsp;from [[Escambia County, Florida|Escambia]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Milton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Escambia_County,_Alabama|Escambia County, Alabama]]
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*[[Escambia County, Alabama|Escambia County, Alabama]]  
*[[Escambia_County,_Florida|Escambia]]  
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*[[Escambia County, Florida|Escambia]]  
*[[Okaloosa_County,_Florida|Okaloosa]]
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*[[Okaloosa County, Florida|Okaloosa]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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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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Individual cemeteries:
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12833 Strickland Cemetery, Milton] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Florida}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&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
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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/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&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
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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
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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
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*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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]
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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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
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*[http://catalog.santarosa.fl.gov/polaris/Search/misc/esources.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.2&Category=1499 Santa Rosa County Obituary Indexes ]- These are indexes for Santa Rosa County obituaries available at the Milton Library in the Genealogy Collection.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
*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://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-FL-001.html Florida State Historical Societies]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Listing by County
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192370&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Santa+Rosa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Navarre Florida Family History Center]]
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== Websites  ==
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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.  
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Santa+Rosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Santa_Rosa/ Santa Rosa County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.db229.com/ Santa Rosa County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
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*The home page of this county can be found at&nbsp;[http://www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/ http://www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:26, 17 January 2013

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Founded February 18, 1842
County Seat Milton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Santa Rosa County Courthouse
6865 Caroline Street
Milton, FL 32570
Phone: 850.623.-0135

Courthouse burned in 1869.
County Archives has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1869.
Deed Room, Main Courthouse has land records from 1869. [1]

History

Parent County

1842--Santa Rosa County was created 18 February 1842 from Escambia County.
County seat: Milton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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