"Why can't I find his death certificate?"
"What records show a woman's maiden name?"
"Where else can I look?"
Only about half of all of the surviving records for nineteenth century Floridians can be found through one of the popular genealogy databases.
This handbook provides a comprehensive review of what types of historical records may be available for someone who lived in Florida in the nineteenth century. Using examples of actual records, the book shows what information can be found on each. This is followed by instructions on how to obtain the record in print, microfilm, and/or online.
The anticipated users of the book with be genealogists, biographers, historicans, and college and high school students who are seeking primary source material. In this book you with find:
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|African American Records
Census, Federal & State
Death notices, obituaries
Marks and brands
Military returns (forts)
Military service records
Native American records
Online mappy systems
Social Sercurity Application
Spanish Florida archives
Spanish land grants
Taxes, federal & local
Will and probate
Finding 19th Century Florida Records: for Biographical, Genealogical, and Other Historical Research
Katherine G. Evans
Brandon, Fla.: Terra Expressions, 2014
285 p. : 175 images (records, photos, maps, tables) ; 25 cm. (10" x 8")
Weight: 1 lb, 10 oz
ISBN: 978-1-941790-00-7 (pbk.)
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978-1-941790-01-4 (Ebook: Kindle)
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