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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Florida|Florida]] > Escambia County''  
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| county = Escambia County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption FLGenWeb Project
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/escambia/home Escambia County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = July 21
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| seat wl = Pensacola
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Escambia_County,_Florida|Escambia County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1821--'''Escambia County was&nbsp;created 21 July 1821&nbsp;as an original county.<br>'''County seat:''' Pensacola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Baldwin County, Alabama|Baldwin County, Alabama]]
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*[[Escambia County, Alabama|Escambia County,&nbsp; Alabama]]
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*[[Santa Rosa County, Florida|Santa Rosa]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/escambia/cemetery.html Escambia County, Florida Cemetery Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp;The USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County
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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
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*[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
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Florida}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Pensacola
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.escambiaclerk.com/clerk/coc_online_public_records.aspx Clerk of the Court, Escambia County)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.escambiaclerk.com/clerk/coc_online_public_records.aspx Clerk of the Court, Escambia County)&nbsp;-&nbsp;Plat Books and Old Deed Books Public Records Search
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Various Wars  =====
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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]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/escambia/obits.html Escambia County, Florida Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Obituary transcriptions from Escambia, Florida -&nbsp; USGenWeb Obituaries Project
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.escambiaclerk.com/clerk/coc_online_public_records.aspx Clerk of the Court, Escambia County)&nbsp;-&nbsp;Probate Court Public Records Search
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://www.escambiaclerk.com/clerk/coc_online_public_records.aspx Clerk of the Court, Escambia County)&nbsp;-&nbsp;Tax Deed Sales Records
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flwfgs/ The West Florida Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.cityofpensacola.com/library/page.asp?pid=17754 West Florida Genealogy Library]<br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Pensacola Florida Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192234&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Escambia&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Escambia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Escambia/ Escambia County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/%7Eflwfgs/escambiacountyfl/index.htm Escambia County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]  
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*[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/escambia/home Escambia County, The FLGenWeb Project at USGenWeb]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Florida|Florida}}
  
 
[[Category:Escambia_County,_Florida]]
 
[[Category:Escambia_County,_Florida]]

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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).