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Revision as of 04:31, 19 April 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Florida  Gotoarrow.png  Suwannee County

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

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Suwannee 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 21, 1858
County Seat Live Oak
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County Courthouse

Suwannee County Courthouse
224 Pine Ave;
Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: 940.364.3450

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land, probate,
military discharge and court records from 1859.
County Health Department has death records. [1]


Parent County

1858--Suwanne County was created 21 December 1858 from Columbia County.
County seat: Live Oak [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American 

Florida African American Griots Project USGenWeb 


Individual Cemeteries:


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




Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

A history of the county and those who lived there is:

Suwannee 2000 County History Committee. Echoes of the Past: A History of Suwannee County, 1858-2000. St. Petersburg, Florida: Southern Heritage Press, 2000

Some historical photographs of the county have been published in:

Suwannee Valley Memories: Days Gone By - A Pictorial History of Suwannee, Hamilton, and Lafayette Counties. St. Petersburg. Florida: Southern Heritage Press, n.d.





  • Florida Obituaries Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties USGenWeb Obituaries Project



Vital Records

  • 1859-1885 - Suwannee County Marriage Books 1-2 Index 1859-1885. Batch M513251 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries

P.O. Box 967
Live Oak. FL 32604

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Suwannee County, Florida Page 137 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. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/3f/Igifloridamz.pdf.