Florida State Census, 1935 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Florida, United States
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Record Description
Record Type State Census
Collection years 1935
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What in in This Collection?

The collection consists of the population census for the State of Florida for the year 1935. This is an every-name list of the state's inhabitants. The census is arranged alphabetically by county and then geographically by election precinct. All counties within the state are represented, although some election precincts are missing. The collection details include an estimated precinct locality that is based on the census precinct number within a county.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Florida State Census, 1935.

Collection Content

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What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information found in the 1935 Florida State Census may include:

  • Name of each person in household
  • Address
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Education
  • Own or rent property

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The age of your ancestor
  • The place and address where your ancestor lived
  • The names of family members and their relationships

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the County
  2. Select the Precinct number, est. precinct locality-town to view the images.


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 in the census, compare the information in the census to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination. 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?

  • Use the age listed to determine an approximate birth date. This date along with the place of birth can help you find a birth record
  • It is often helpful to extract the information on all families with the same surname in the same general area. If the surname is uncommon, it is likely that those living in the same area were related
  • Married family members may have lived nearby but in a separate household so you may want to search an entire town, neighboring towns, or even an county

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.
  • Search other records such as federal censuses, land, and probate
  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation

"Florida State Census, 1935." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. State Archives, Tallahassee.

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