Florida Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Florida Births and Christenings, 1880-1935 .
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|Florida, United States|
|Flag of Florida|
|Location of Florida|
|Record Type||Births and Christenings Index|
|Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
- 6 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This index is an electronic index for the years 1880-1935. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
A coverage table for this collection is available is the wiki article Florida Births and Christenings, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records) For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
How Do I Search This Collection?
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The approximate date of birth
- The place where the birth occurred
- The name of the child's parents
Search the Index
How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
When you have located your ancestor’s birth or christening record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
- Use the information you have found to find the person in the census records
- Search for church, probate, and land records for the family
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names
- Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
- They might have been listed under a middle name of their given name
- A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
"Florida Births and Christenings, 1880-1935." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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