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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.escambiaclerk.com/clerk/coc_online_public_records.aspx Escambia County Courthouse]<br>223 S Palafox Place<br>Pensacola, FL 32501<br>Phone: 850.595.4310 <br>
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Clerk County Court has marriage, probate and court records from 1821.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>Comptroller has land records from 1821. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County, Florida. Page 134 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
*[http://www.stjohnsdb.com/index.html St. John's Cemtery, Pensacola, Florida ](Sponsored by The Friends of St. John's Cemetery Foundation)
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*[http://www.stjohnsdb.com/index.html St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida] (Sponsored by The Friends of St. John's Cemetery Foundation)  
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12758 St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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Individual cemeteries:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12207 Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Florida}}
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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===== Various Wars  =====
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project <br>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions] - Florida state pension records from various wars - USGenWeb Pension Project
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===== Civil War  =====
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*The 1890 Census Veterans Schedules for Fort Barrancas in Escambia County are available on roll 118 of "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules list veterans and their widows who served as Union soldiers in the Civil War. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see [[Union Census Records|Union Census Records]].
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Escambia County:
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:October 9, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/fl001.htm Santa Rosa Island]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#ar Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 26 June 2012).</ref> <br>
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[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/FLmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Florida.
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===== Korean Conflict  =====
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]
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===== Vietnam War  =====
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
 
*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
  

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County Seat Pensacola
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County Courthouse

Escambia County Courthouse
223 S Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32501
Phone: 850.595.4310

Clerk County Court has marriage, probate and court records from 1821.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
Comptroller has land records from 1821. [1]

History

Parent County

1821--Escambia County was created 21 July 1821 as an original county.
County seat: Pensacola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Pensacola

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Various Wars
Civil War
  • The 1890 Census Veterans Schedules for Fort Barrancas in Escambia County are available on roll 118 of "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules list veterans and their widows who served as Union soldiers in the Civil War. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see Union Census Records.
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Escambia County:

October 9, 1861 = Santa Rosa Island[3]

Map showing Civil War battles in Florida.

Korean Conflict
Vietnam War

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County, Florida. Page 134 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 June 2012).