Gadsden County, Florida Genealogy

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

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Gadsden County, Florida
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Founded June 24, 1823
County Seat Quincy
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County Courthouse

Gadsden County Courthouse
10 E Jefferson St; PO Box 1799
Quincy, FL 32351
Phone: 850.875.8622

County Judge has marriage and probate records
 Clerk Circuit has divorce, court and land records. [1]


Parent County

1823--Gadsden County was created 24 June 1823 from Jackson County.  County seat: Quincy [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1849 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

African American


Individual cemeteries:


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




Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories





  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project



Vital Records

  • 1849-1885 - Gadsden County Marriage Books A and B Index 1849-1885. Batch M513081 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1849-1887 - Gadsden County Marriage Books A and B Index 1849-1887. Batch M743634 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1881-1885 - Gadsden County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M004319 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1887-1899 - Gadsden County Marriage Book C Index 1887-1899. Batch M743674 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1899-1913 - Gadsden County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1899-1913. Batch M001196 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1899-1930 - Gadsden County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1899-1930. Batch M743676 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1913-1919 - Gadsden County Marriage Book 3 Index 1913-1919. Batch M743632 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1919-1931 - Gadsden County Marriage Books 4 and 5 Index 1919-1931. Batch M744245 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gasden County, Florida. Page 134 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at