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*'''1857-1912''' - Lafayette County Marriage Books A thru D Index 1857-1912. Batch {{IGI|M513391}} 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>
*'''1912-1934''' - Lafayette County Marriage Books E and F Index 1912-1934. Batch {{IGI|M745746}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==

Revision as of 23:41, 5 April 2013

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

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Lafayette County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Location of Florida in the U.S.
Founded December 23, 1856
County Seat Mayo
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County Courthouse

Lafayette County Courthouse
Main St; PO Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
Phone: 904.294.1600

County Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1902,
court records from 1907 and land records from 1893. [1]


Parent County

1856--Lafayette County was created 23 December 1856 from Madison County.
County seat: Mayo [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1892 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories






Vital Records

  • 1857-1912 - Lafayette County Marriage Books A thru D Index 1857-1912. Batch M513391 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1912-1934 - Lafayette County Marriage Books E and F Index 1912-1934. Batch M745746 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), Lafayette County, Florida Page 135 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 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.