This section lists county associations from Manatee to Tallahassee providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Their aim is to encourage and promote the study of family history and genealogy. They also hold workshops and seminars.
They have a list of publications which includes Tombstone Inscriptions in Manatee Co. Cemeteries, Florida 1850-1980 and Extractions from Manatee Co. Censuses of 1860-1870-1880-1885-1895. It is possible to view both of these publications online, as they are now out of print.
It is also possible to download PDF versions of their newsletter Cracker Crumbs from September-October 2005 to Winter 2012.
A number of publications are available for sale, including:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also available.
The association has transcribed Cemetery Records from nearly all the Cemeteries in St Johns County. There is also a database of transcriptions from Cemeteries in Putnam County. A list of obituaries, indexed by surname, is also available.
They also have a number of transcriptions relating to St Johns County. These include Church Registers, Military, Schools and Vital Records.
Their site gives details of their extensive list of documents, which include books, periodicals, CD-ROMs, microfilms and microfiche which are accessible in the Genealogy Room of Melbourne Public Library. It is possible to download a full list of these documents on the site.
They have also published a book which includes tombstone transcriptions up to 1995 from information collected at Melbourne Cemetery and Eau Gallie Cemetery. It is possible to peruse this book on-line.
The organisation was established in 1981. Their site gives details of their extensive archives accessible in their Library. These include:
These resources do not just relate to Florida, but to other States in the US and further afield, such as England and Wales.
They also have a list of surnames currently being researched by members.