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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Florida|Florida]] > Jefferson County''  
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| county = Jefferson County
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/jefferson/home Jefferson County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1827
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| founded date = January 6
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Jefferson_County,_Florida|Jefferson County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jeffersoncountyfl.gov/ Jefferson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>Courthouse #10; PO Box 547; <br>Monticello, FL 32344 <br>Phone: 850.342.0218 <br>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1840, <br>divorce records from 1900, probate and court records from 1850 <br>and land records from 1827. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Florida Page 135 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1827--'''Jefferson County was created 6 January 1827&nbsp;from Leon County.&nbsp;'''&nbsp;County seat:''' Monticello <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1827--'''Jefferson County was created 6 January 1827&nbsp;from [[Leon County, Florida|Leon ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Monticello <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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*[[Brooks County, Georgia|Brooks County, Georgia]]
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*[[Leon County, Florida|Leon]]
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*[[Madison County, Florida|Madison]]
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*[[Taylor County, Florida|Taylor]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas County, Georgia]]
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*[[Wakulla County, Florida|Wakulla]]
  
 
== 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.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.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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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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*{{RecordSearch|1457854|1885 Florida State Population Census}} - Includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.
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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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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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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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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[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://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/obits/fl/obitsfl.htm Florida Obituaries]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -&nbsp; USGenWeb Obituaries Project
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-FL-001.html Florida State Historical Societies]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Listing by County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp Florida Family History Centers]
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*[http://www.myfloridahistory.org/ Florida Historical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192264&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/jefferson/home Jefferson County FLGenWeb]
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*[http://www.myflorida.com/ State of Florida]
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*[http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://fl-genweb.org/jefferson/ Jefferson County, FLGenWeb&nbsp;Project, Inc].<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Jefferson County, Florida
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Founded January 6, 1827
County Seat Monticello
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County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse
Courthouse #10; PO Box 547;
Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: 850.342.0218

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1840,
divorce records from 1900, probate and court records from 1850
and land records from 1827. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Jefferson County was created 6 January 1827 from Leon County.
County seat: Monticello [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project

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), Jefferson County, Florida Page 135 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).