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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Florida|Florida]]&gt; Sarasota County'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Sarasota_County,_Florida|Sarasota County]]''
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Guide to '''Sarasota County Florida genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Sarasota County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption FLGenWeb Project
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/sarasota/ Sarasota County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Fl-sarasota.png
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| state = Florida
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| state_map = Florida.png
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| founded year = 1921
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| founded date = May 14
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| seat wl = Sarasota
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}}
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== Quick Dates  ==
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Sarasota County's civil records start the following years:
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|-
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Court|Court]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | [[Washington County, Florida#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1921&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1921&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | &nbsp;1930
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1921&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1921&nbsp;
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.sarasotaclerk.com/ Sarasota County Courthouse]<br>2000 Main St; <br>Sarasota, FL 34237<br>Phone:&nbsp; 941-362-4066
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage, probate, court and land records from 1921 and divorce records from 1945. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sarasota County, Florida Page 137 {{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  ====
  
'''1921--'''Sarasota County was created 14 May 1921&nbsp;from Manatee County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Sarasota <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1921--'''Sarasota County was created 14 May 1921&nbsp;from [[Manatee County, Florida|Manatee]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''Sarasota <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Charlotte County, Florida|Charlotte]]
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*[[DeSoto County, Florida|DeSoto]]
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*[[Manatee County, Florida|Manatee]]
  
 
== 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
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flgss/GSSCemteryBook.htm Cemeteries of Sarasota County Florida - A Record of Births, Deaths, and Burials] - via the Genealogical Society of Sarasota; online version of book published in 1992 with transcriptions from all cemeteries in the county
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/sarasota/cemetery/lemon.txt Lemon Bay Historical Cemetery]&nbsp; ~ transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/sarasota/cemetery/miakka.txt Miakka Cemetery&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/sarasota/cemetery/pioneer.txt Pioneer Whitaker]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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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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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Florida}}
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1930 |12440
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|1940 |16106
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|1950 |28827
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|1960 |76895
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|1970 |120413
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|1980 |202251
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|1990 |277776
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}}
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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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*[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
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Churches]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== 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
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/sarasota/military.html Sarasota County Military Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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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  ====
 
==== 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
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Fl[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-FL-001.html orida State Historical Societies]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Listing by County<br>
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*[http://www.sclibs.net/ Sarasota County Public Libraries]
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**"Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road"<br>
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**Sarasota, FL 34241<br>
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**Phone: (941) 861-9852
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Sarasota Florida Family History Center]]<br><br>
  
 
== 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://www.flgenweb.org The FLGenWeb Project]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192373&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Sarasota&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.myflorida.com/ State of Florida]
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*[http://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+Sarasota|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Sarasota/ Sarasota County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://fl-genweb.org/sarasota/sarasota.html Sarasota County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Florida|Florida}}
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[[Category:Sarasota_County,_Florida]]
 
[[Category:Sarasota_County,_Florida]]

Revision as of 22:41, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Sarasota County Florida genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Sarasota County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Facts
Founded May 14, 1921
County Seat Sarasota
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Contents

Quick Dates

Sarasota County's civil records start the following years:

Marriage Court Census Land Probate
1921  1921   1930 1921  1921 

County Courthouse

Sarasota County Courthouse
2000 Main St;
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone:  941-362-4066

Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage, probate, court and land records from 1921 and divorce records from 1945.
County Health Department has birth and death records.[1]

History

Parent County

1921--Sarasota County was created 14 May 1921 from Manatee County.
County seat: Sarasota [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

Census

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

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 12,440
1940 16,106 29.5%
1950 28,827 79.0%
1960 76,895 166.7%
1970 120,413 56.6%
1980 202,251 68.0%
1990 277,776 37.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.






Church

Florida Churches  ~  Church Angel

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • 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), Sarasota County, Florida Page 137 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).