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== What is in This Collection?  ==
 
== What is in This Collection?  ==
 
 
The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Florida Department of Health in Jacksonville for the years 1822 to 2001. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
 
The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Florida Department of Health in Jacksonville for the years 1822 to 2001. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
 
 
==Collection Content  ==
 
==Collection Content  ==
 
=== Coverage Map ===
 
=== Coverage Map ===
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When you have located your ancestor in the marriage index, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.  
 
When you have located your ancestor in the marriage index, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.  
 
=== I Found the Person I was Looking For, What Now?===
 
=== I Found the Person I was Looking For, What Now?===
*Use the marriage information to locate your ancestors in the census.
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*Use the marriage information to locate your ancestors in the census
*Search for other ancestors in the marriage index.
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*Search for other ancestors in the marriage index
*Locate additional records in the county where the marriage occurred to determine if more information on your ancestors can be found.
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*Locate additional records in the county where the marriage occurred to determine if more information on your ancestors can be found
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities
  
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==

Revision as of 18:14, 13 December 2017

United States
Florida
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Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Florida, United States
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Location of Florida
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1822-2001
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites



What is in This Collection?

The collection consists of an index to marriages from the Florida Department of Health in Jacksonville for the years 1822 to 2001. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Collection Content

Coverage Map

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Florida marriages, click here.

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

The records may include the following information:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Name of spouse (May only list surname)
  • Reference ID - Page/Volume/Entry/Certificate Number

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The approximate year of marriage
  • The place where the marriage occurred
  • The name of the intended spouse

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

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 marriage index, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found the Person I was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the marriage information to locate your ancestors in the census
  • Search for other ancestors in the marriage index
  • Locate additional records in the county where the marriage occurred to determine if more information on your ancestors can be found

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying you sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. From "Florida, Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001." Database and images. Ancestry. http://www.ancestry.com : 2006. Citing Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida; and Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research.

Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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