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*[[Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/109469224279413660242 Florida Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-vital-records/ How to order Florida Vital Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-government-records/ State of Florida County & City Government Court links]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ Rotating Formation Florida County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208192675888750/ Florida Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-society-archive/ List of Florida Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-counties/ History & Facts of Florida Counties]
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*[http://www.revolutionarywar101.com/ American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)]
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*[http://www.americancivilwar101.com/ The American Civil War]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-military-records/ Research in Florida Military Records]
  
 
[http://www.panhandlehistoricalliance.org/members.htm Historical Associations of Northwest Florida (the Panhandle):]  
 
[http://www.panhandlehistoricalliance.org/members.htm Historical Associations of Northwest Florida (the Panhandle):]  

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Beginning Research
Record Types
United States Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Welcome to Florida, The Sunshine State

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Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.

How to Find Your
Florida, United States Genealogy Ancestor's
1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information
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Online Records






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Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Benton | Dade | Fayette | Mosquito | New River

Major Repositories

Florida State Archives · State Library of Florida · P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History · Alma Clyde Library of Florida History · John C. Pace Library · University of Miami · University of South Florida · Orlando Public Library · National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta) · Dallas Public Central Library

Migration Routes

Apalachicola River · Atlantic Coast Ports · St. John's River · Suwannee River · Alachua-Tampa Bay Trail · Augusta-St. Augustine Trail · Jacksonville-Apalachee Bay Trail · Jacksonville-St. Augustine Trail · Old Trading Path · St. Augustinge-Apalachee Trail · St. Augustine-Flint River Trail · St. Augustine-Savannah Road · Savannah-Jacksonville Trail · Tugaloo-Apalachee Bay Trail · Upper Creeks-Pensacola Trail

Research Tools

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