Madison County, Florida Genealogy

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Madison County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Founded December 26, 1827
County Seat Madison
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County Courthouse

325 North Madison Street
Thomasville, GA 31792-5416
(229) 225-4175


Parent County

1827--Madison County was created 26 December 1827 from Jefferson County.
County seat: Madison [1]
Named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1876 and 1912 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Greenville
  • Lee
  • Madison

Neighboring Counties



USGenWeb Tombstone Project

The USGenWeb Tombstone Project contains listings of gravestones donated by volunteers for the following cemeteries in Madison County.

  • Andrews Family Cemetery
  • Antioch Cemetery
  • Archtillery Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Aucilla Fire Tower Cemetery
  • Barclay Family Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Blue Springs Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Blue Springs Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Campbell Family Cemetery
  • Campbell Sink Cemeteries
  • Campbell's Church Cemetery
  • Cherry Lake Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Cherry Lake UMC Cemetery
  • Concord Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Coody Family Cemetery
  • Cooksey Family Cemetery
  • Corinth Church Cemetery
  • Croos-Road Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Drew Family Cemetery
  • Ebenezer UMC Cemetery
  • Edwards Family Cemetery
  • Evergreen Cemetery | Plot Map
  • Fellowship Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  • Friendship Cemetery
  • Hacker Gravesite
  • Hanson UMC Cemetery
  • Harby Family Cemetery
  • Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Hays Cemetery
  • Henderson Cemetery
  • Hensey Cemetery
  • Hickory Grove Cemetery
  • Hicks Cemetery
  • Hickstown Cemetery
  • Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Hurst Family Cemetery
  • Jeslamb A.M.E. Church Cemetery
  • Lee Memorial Cemetery
  • Little Brown Church Cemetery
  • Leggitt Cemetery
  • Macedonia Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Midway Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Modern Day Holiness Church Cemetery (aka St. Lukes)
  • Mount Horeb Cemetery, Pinetta
  • Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Mount Olive Cemetery
  • Mount Zion A.M.E. Church #2 Cemetery
  • Nazarene Church Cemetery
  • New Hopeful Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • New Hopewell Cemetery
  • New Oakland Church Cemetery (aka San Pedro)
  • New Zion Missionary Baptist Cemetery
  • Norton Creek Cemetery
  • Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Oak Ridge Cemetery Plot Map
  • Old Oakland Cemetery
  • Old St. Matthews Church Cemetery
  • Old Walker Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Pineland Cemetery
  • Porter Family Cemetery
  • Radford-Denson Family Cemetery
  • Reaper Cemetery
  • Redding Family Cemetery
  • Redding-Hammock Cemetery
  • Rocky Springs UMC Cemetery
  • Rowe-Rutherford Cemetery (aka Norton Creek)
  • Saint Lukes Church Cemetery
  • Saint Matthews Church Cemetery
  • San Pedro Cemetery
  • Shackleford Gravesite
  • Shaw-Bowens Family Cemetery
  • Shiloh Southern Methodist Cemetery
  • Smith Cemetery
  • Stonewall Cemetery
  • Stroud Cemetery
  • Townsend-Duval Family Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
  • Washington Family Cemetery
  • Wigginsville Church Cemetery
  • Winquepin Pond Cemetery
Other Cemetery Links



The Madison County Clerk of Courts covers both Circuit and County Court records as well as county Marriage and Divorce records.


Local Histories

Florida Memory - contains a photographic collection and other state history.

Madison County FLGenWeb Biographies

USGenWeb Archives Madison Co FL Biographies




The Madison Enterprise and the Madison County Carrier are published by Greene Publishing, Inc., 1695 South South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340, or P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341. Phone (850) 973-4141.  



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Florida Historical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society
Madison County Genealogical Society, PO Box 136, Madison, FL 32340 | Message Board

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).