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<br>Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as a person’s birth date and place; names of family members, including maiden names; education; occupation; and social, political, and religious affiliation. They may also contain a physical description of the person, previous residences, and immigration information. Biographies are the product of family knowledge or previous research about early settlers and prominent citizens of a state, county, or town. Local histories may contain biographical sketches of lesser-known people<br>  
 
<br>Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as a person’s birth date and place; names of family members, including maiden names; education; occupation; and social, political, and religious affiliation. They may also contain a physical description of the person, previous residences, and immigration information. Biographies are the product of family knowledge or previous research about early settlers and prominent citizens of a state, county, or town. Local histories may contain biographical sketches of lesser-known people<br>  
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Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are:  
 
Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are:  
  
*The Biographical Card Index (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967146}})  
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*''The Biographical Card Index'' (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967146}})  
*The Alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967703}}). <br>
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*''The Alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File'' (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|297390|title-id|disp=967703}}). <br>
  
 
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[[Category:Florida|Biography]]
 
[[Category:Florida|Biography]]

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Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as a person’s birth date and place; names of family members, including maiden names; education; occupation; and social, political, and religious affiliation. They may also contain a physical description of the person, previous residences, and immigration information. Biographies are the product of family knowledge or previous research about early settlers and prominent citizens of a state, county, or town. Local histories may contain biographical sketches of lesser-known people

Statewide, regional, and county histories often have biographical sections that can be very helpful. A representative biographical encyclopedia for Florida is:

Helpful indexes available at the Family History Library and the St. Augustine Historical Society are:

  • The Biographical Card Index (on 18 Family History Library films beginning with 967146)
  • The Alphabetical Biographical and Genealogical File (on 9 Family History Library films beginning with 967703).