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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Florida]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Citrus County, Florida|Citrus County]]''
  
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Guide to '''Citrus County, Florida ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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{{Click|Image:FL_ORP.png|Florida Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Citrus County
 
| county = Citrus County
 
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| founded date = June 2
 
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| seat wl = Inverness
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Citrus_County,_Florida|Citrus County]]''  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Citrus County, Florida Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 123-139. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land|'''Land''']]  
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1887
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
[http://www.clerk.citrus.fl.us/nws/home.jsp?section=1&item=1 [[Image:Citrus County Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Citrus County Courthouse.JPG]]Citrus County Courthouse]<br>111 W Main Street<br>Iverness, FL 34450<br>Phone: 352.637.9470 <br>  
 
[http://www.clerk.citrus.fl.us/nws/home.jsp?section=1&item=1 [[Image:Citrus County Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Citrus County Courthouse.JPG]]Citrus County Courthouse]<br>111 W Main Street<br>Iverness, FL 34450<br>Phone: 352.637.9470 <br>  
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Office of Historical Resources has marriage records 1887-1945, Cemetery, probate, land and court records from 1887 and military<br>discharge records 1919-1969; 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), Citrus County, Florida. Page 133 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Office of Historical Resources has marriage records 1887-1945, Cemetery, probate, land and court records from 1887 and military<br>discharge records 1919-1969; 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), Citrus County, Florida. Page 133 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1887--'''Citrus County created 2 June 1887&nbsp;from the northern most part of [[Hernando County, Florida|Hernando]] County. The original county seat was Mannfield and it was not ever intended to be the permanent county seat.&nbsp; About 16 months later, the citizens decided to make the town of Inverness the county seat as it was centrally located within the county. Ironically, the Mannfield Town clerk suddenly moved the records in the middle of the night a few days before the scheduled move was to take place.  
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'''1887--'''Citrus County created 2 June 1887&nbsp;from the northern most part of [[Hernando County, Florida Genealogy|Hernando]] County. The original county seat was Mannfield and it was not ever intended to be the permanent county seat.&nbsp; About 16 months later, the citizens decided to make the town of Inverness the county seat as it was centrally located within the county. Ironically, the Mannfield Town clerk suddenly moved the records in the middle of the night a few days before the scheduled move was to take place.  
  
 
Currently all that is left of Mannfield is the rubble of a few house foundations and a small cemetery.<br>'''County seat:''' Inverness <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
Currently all that is left of Mannfield is the rubble of a few house foundations and a small cemetery.<br>'''County seat:''' Inverness <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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For animated maps illustrating Florida county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ "Rotating Formation Florida County Boundary Maps"] (1821-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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<center>[[Hernando County, Florida Genealogy|Hernando]] {{•}} [[Levy County, Florida Genealogy|Levy]] {{•}} [[Marion County, Florida Genealogy|Marion]] {{•}} [[Sumter County, Florida Genealogy|Sumter]]</center> <center>{{FLCitrus County Clickable Neighbors}}</center>  
*[[Hernando County, Florida|Hernando]]  
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Levy County, Florida|Levy&nbsp;]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Marion County, Florida|Marion]]  
 
*[[Sumter County, Florida|Sumter]]<br>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/cemeteries.html Citrus County Cemeteries] at Citrus County FLGenWeb
 
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/citrus.htm USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12822 Stage Pond Cemetery, Floral City] BillionGraves
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=11&GScnty=324&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|758170|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=11&CScnty=324 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.fl-genweb.org/mpc/citrus/cemeteries/index.html FLGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Citrus+Florida&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Florida&county=Citrus&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/fl/citrus/cemetery.html FLGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/cemeteries.html FlGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/citrus.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://floridagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=9 Florida Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{FL Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/court_records/court_inventory.html Court Records Inventory]  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/court_records/court_inventory.html GenWeb Court Records Inventory]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{FL Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{FL History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Flcitrus.png|400px|Flcitrus.png]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ Maps of Florida (1821-1997)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Citrus County, Florida] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War =====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932369|Florida Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932395|Florida Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1913411|Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1955}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images only
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{FL Newspaper abstracts|Citrus}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{FL Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1784 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|2046765|Florida Probate Records 1784-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1810 – 1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8993 Florida Wills and Probate Records 1810-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{FL Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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{{FL Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth Records  =====
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*'''1880 - 1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1674799|Florida, Births and Christenings, 1880-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death Records  =====
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*'''1877 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1595003|Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1900 - 1921''' - {{RecordSearch|1674803|Florida, Deaths and Burials, 1900-1921}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1877 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1946805|Florida, Death Index, 1877-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce Records  =====
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*'''1927 - 2001''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8837 Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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*'''1837 - 1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1674804|Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1830 - 1993''' - {{RecordSearch|1803936|Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1830 - 1957''' - {{RecordSearch|2397260|Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1822 - 1875 and 1927 - 2001''' - {{RecordSearch|1949340|Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1887-1917''' - Citrus County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1887-1917. Batch {{IGI|M736771}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/54/Igiflorida.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1917-1939''' - Citrus County Marriage Books 3 and 4 Index 1917-1939. Batch {{IGI|M736768}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-society-archive/ Random Acts of Kindness] List of Florida Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical Genealogical Societies
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp FamilySearch] Find a Family History Center
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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]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Lecanto Florida Family History Center]]<br>
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*[[Lecanto Florida Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/index.html Citrus County FLGenWeb Project]; a member of The [http://www.flgenweb.org FLGenWeb Project], an affiliate of the [[Http;//www.usgenweb.org|USGenWeb Project]]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/citrus-county/ Citrus County, FL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[[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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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/109469224279413660242 Florida Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208192675888750/ Florida Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/index.html Citrus County FLGenWeb Project]; a member of The [http://www.flgenweb.org FLGenWeb Project], an affiliate of USGenWeb
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/flfiles.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/flfiles.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project<br>]  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project<br>]  
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org {{FHL|Florida%2C+Citrus|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org {{FHL|Florida%2C+Citrus|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Citrus/ Citrus County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Citrus/ Citrus County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/mpc/citrus Citrus County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/mpc/citrus Citrus County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
{{Florida|Florida}} <references />  
 
{{Florida|Florida}} <references />  
  
[[Category:Citrus_County,_Florida]]
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[[Category:Florida Counties]] [[Category:Citrus_County,_Florida]]

Latest revision as of 02:50, 16 October 2016

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Guide to Citrus County, Florida ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Citrus County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Facts
Founded June 2, 1887
County Seat Inverness
Courthouse
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County Information

Citrus County, Florida Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1887 1830 1877 1877

County Courthouse

Citrus County Courthouse.JPG
Citrus County Courthouse
111 W Main Street
Iverness, FL 34450
Phone: 352.637.9470


Office of Historical Resources has marriage records 1887-1945, Cemetery, probate, land and court records from 1887 and military
discharge records 1919-1969; County Health Department has birth and death records[2]

History

Parent County

1887--Citrus County created 2 June 1887 from the northern most part of Hernando County. The original county seat was Mannfield and it was not ever intended to be the permanent county seat.  About 16 months later, the citizens decided to make the town of Inverness the county seat as it was centrally located within the county. Ironically, the Mannfield Town clerk suddenly moved the records in the middle of the night a few days before the scheduled move was to take place.

Currently all that is left of Mannfield is the rubble of a few house foundations and a small cemetery.
County seat: Inverness [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Florida county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Florida County Boundary Maps" (1821-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Incorporated

  • Crystal River
  • Inverness (county seat)

Unincorporated

  • Beverly Hills
  • Black Diamond
  • Chassahowitzka
  • Citrus Hills
  • Citrus Springs
  • Dunnellon
  • Floral City
  • Hernando
  • Holder
  • Homosassa Springs
  • Homosassa
  • Inglis
  • Inverness Highlands North
  • Inverness Highlands South
  • Lecanto
  • Meadowcrest
  • Oak Hill
  • Pine Ridge
  • Pineola
  • Pleassant Grove
  • Red Level
  • Sugarmill Woods

Former towns

  • Mannfield (original county seat, now a ghost town)
  • Orleans
  • Stage Pond (Cemetery still remains)
  • Arlington
  • Fairmount (town site is now Meadowcrest Industrial Park)

Neighboring Counties

Hernando  • Levy  • Marion  • Sumter
Dixie CountyGilchrist CountyAlachua CountyPutnam CountyLevy CountyMarion CountyCitrus CountySumter CountyLake CountyHernando CountyPasco CountyFL Citrus.jpg

Resources

Cemeteries


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
FLGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
FLGenWeb Archives FlGenWeb
Tombstone Project
Florida Gravestones
Billion Graves

Census

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Florida denominations, view the Florida Church Records wiki page.

Court

GenWeb Court Records Inventory

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Florida Land and Property for additional information about early Florida land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Citrus County, Florida Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Florida Local Histories.

Maps

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Military

Civil War

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Citrus County, Florida Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Probate records are held by the Citrus County, Florida Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Citrus County, Florida Genealogy Courthouse. See the wiki page Florida Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Florida Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online. See also How to order Florida Vital Records

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Florida.

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 123-139. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Citrus County, Florida. Page 133 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/54/Igiflorida.pdf.