Sumter County, Florida Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]  -  USGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]  -  USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]  -  USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]  -  USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147927 Florida National Cemetery, Sumter South, Sumter County] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147927 Florida National Cemetery, Sumter South, Sumter County] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1457854;t=browsable;w=0 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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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]  -  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] -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]  -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]  -  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 ] -  USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files ] -  USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]  -  Florida state pension records from various wars  -  USGenWeb Pension Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]  -  Florida state pension records from various wars  -  USGenWeb Pension Project  
*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]
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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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/sumter/ Sumter County FLGenWeb]
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*[http://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/sumter/ Sumter County FLGenWeb]  
*[http://www.myflorida.com/ State of Florida]
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*[http://www.myflorida.com/ State of Florida]  
*[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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*[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+Sumter|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Sumter|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Sumter/ Sumter County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Sumter/ Sumter County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  

Revision as of 20:55, 17 March 2012


Sumter County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Sumter County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the U.S. highlighting Florida
Location of Florida in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1853
County Seat Bushnell
Courthouse
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United States  RTENOTITLE  Florida  RTENOTITLE  Sumter County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1853--Sumter County was created 8 January 1853 from Marion County.
County seat: Bushnell [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).