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Guide to '''Broward County, Florida ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
{{Click|Image:FL_ORP.png|Florida Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Broward County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption FLGenWeb Project
 
| custom_text = <center>Denise Wells, CC & Jo Branch, ACC<br>'''[http://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/Home Broward County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = Fl-broward.png
 
| state = Florida
 
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| founded year = 1915
 
| founded date = April 30
 
| seat wl = Fort Lauderdale
 
| building image = Florida Broward Courthouse.jpg
 
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=== County Information  ===
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Guide to '''Broward County, Florida ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
==== Broward County, Florida Record Dates  ====
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= April 30, 1915
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|county seat= Fort Lauderdale
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|parent county= [[Dade County, Florida Genealogy|Dade]], [[Palm Beach County, Florida Genealogy|Palm Beach]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Collier County, Florida Genealogy|Collier]]
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|county2= [[Hendry County, Florida Genealogy|Hendry]]
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|county3= [[Miami-Dade County, Florida Genealogy|Miami-Dade]]
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|county4= [[Palm Beach County, Florida Genealogy|Palm Beach]]</br><center>[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
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The county was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, Governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909. <ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Broward County, Florida Genealogy and History”, [http://genealogytrails.com/fla/broward/ genealogytrails] accessed 04/24/2017.</ref>The county is located in the Southeast area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Broward County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Broward_County,_Florida_Genealogy wiki] 04/24/2017.</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{FL Courthouse Intro|Broward}}
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'''Broward County Courthouse'''<br> 201 SE 6th Street<br>Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 <br>Phone: 954-765-4578<br> [http://www.broward.org/pages/welcome.aspx Broward County Website]<br><br>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate divorce, court and land records from 1915<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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=== Broward County, Florida Record Dates  ===
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{{FL Record Dates Intro|Broward}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 123-139. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref></center>
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broward County, Florida Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1906
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1899
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1915  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1915
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1917  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1917
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1915
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1915  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1915
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1917
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1915
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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| colspan="7" | <center>*Statewide registration of births and deaths began in 1899. General compliance by 1920.</center>
 
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{FL Boundary Changes Intro|Broward}}
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*'''1915-''' Broward County was created 30 April 1915 from [[Dade County, Florida Genealogy|Dade]] and [[Palm Beach County, Florida Genealogy|Palm Beach]] Counties.<br>''
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*'''County seat:''' Fort Lauderdale<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
  
[http://www.broward.org/pages/welcome.aspx Broward County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;201 SE 6th Street<br>Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 <br>Phone: 954.765.4578 <br>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ Interactive Map of Florida County Formation History] (1821-1997) - animated maps illustrating Florida county boundary changes
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*[https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/FL_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Florida Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate divorce,&nbsp;court and&nbsp;land records from 1915<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Broward County, Florida. Page 133 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{FL Populated Places Intro|Broward}}
  
=== History ===
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Broward County
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The following are locations in the county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Broward County, Florida," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broward wikipedia] County,_Florida, accessed 24 September 2018.</ref>
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_Creek,_Florida Coconut Creek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_City,_Florida Cooper City]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coral_Springs,_Florida Coral Springs]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dania_Beach,_Florida Dania Beach]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deerfield_Beach,_Florida Deerfield Beach]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Lauderdale,_Florida Fort Lauderdale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hallandale_Beach,_Florida Hallandale Beach]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauderhill,_Florida Lauderhill]</div>
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'''1915-''' Broward County was created 30 April 1915&nbsp;from [[Dade County, Florida Genealogy|Dade]] and&nbsp;[[Palm Beach County, Florida Genealogy|Palm Beach]]&nbsp;Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Fort Lauderdale&nbsp;<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood,_Florida Hollywood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauderdale_Lakes,_Florida Lauderdale Lakes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lighthouse_Point,_Florida Lighthouse Point]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margate,_Florida Margate]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miramar,_Florida Miramar]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Lauderdale,_Florida North_Lauderdale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakland_Park,_Florida Oakland_Park Florida Oakland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkland,_Florida Parkland]</div>
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==== Description ====
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pembroke_Pines,_Florida Pembroke Pines]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantation,_Florida Plantation]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompano_Beach,_Florida Pompano Beach]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunrise,_Florida Sunrise]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamarac,_Florida Tamarac]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Park,_Florida West Park]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston,_Florida Weston]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilton_Manors,_Florida Wilton Manors]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davie,_Florida Davie]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsboro_Beach,_Florida Hillsboro Beach]</div>
  
The county was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, Governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909. The County Seat is Fort Lauderdale and the county was created 1915. <ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Broward County, Florida Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/fla/broward/ accessed 04/24/2017.</ref>The County is located in the Southeast area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Broward County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Broward_County,_Florida_Genealogy 04/24/2017.</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pembroke_Park,_Florida Pembroke Park]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Ranch_Lakes,_Florida Sea Ranch Lakes]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lazy_Lake,_Florida Lazy Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Ranch_Lakes,_Florida Sea Ranch Lakes]</div>
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*Andytown
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*Arlington Park
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*Avon Park
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*Barwal
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*Bay Harbor
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*Beverley Beach
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*Birch Ocean Front
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*Bonnie Loch
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*Broadview
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*Broward Gardens
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*Broward Highlands
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*Browardale
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*Carver Heights
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*Carver Ranches
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*Carver Village
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*Chula Vista Isles
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*Coconut Creek Park
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*College Park
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*Coral Heights
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*Coral Hills
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*Coral Manor
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*Coral Ridge
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*Coral Ridge Isles
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*Coral Villas
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*Coral Woods
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*Country Club Isles
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*Cresthaven
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*Crystal Lake
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*Cypress Harbor
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*Cypress Isles Estates
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*Driftwood Acres
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*East Gate Park
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*Fair Gate
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*Fairlawn
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*Fern Crest Village
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*Flamingo Village
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*Fleetwood Manor
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*Floresta Estates
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*Garden Isles
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*Golden Isles</div>
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| unincorp-col2=<div>
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*Golf Estates
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*Hacienda Village
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*Hammondville
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*Harbor Beach
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*Harbor Heights
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*Harbor Village
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*Hillsboro Ranches
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*Hollywood Ridge Farms
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*Imperial Point
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*Jenada Isles
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*Jessie Willies
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*Kendall Green
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*Lake Forest
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*Lakeview
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*Lauderdale Harbors
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*Leisureville
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*Little Harbor on the Hillsboro
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*Lloyds Estates
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*Loch Lomond
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*Lyons Park
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*Melalevca Isles
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*Melrose Park
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*Miami Gardens
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*Middle River
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*Middle River Manor
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*Middle River Vista
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*North Andrew Gardens
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*North Andrews Gardens
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*North Bal Harbor
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*North Pompano Beach
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*Nurmi Isles
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*Oak Point
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*Ocean Vue
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*Palm Aire
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*Park Haven
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*Parkridge MH Park
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*Parkway MH Court
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*Pine Island Ridge
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*Pinehurst Village
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*Plantation Acres</div>
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*Plantation Gardens
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*Plantation Isles
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*Plantation Park
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*Playland Isles
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*Playland Village
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*Pompano Beach Highlands
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*Pompano Park
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*Port Everglades
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*Port Laudania
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*Rio Vista Isles
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*Riverland
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*Rock Island
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*Ro-Len Lake Gardens
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*Rolling Oaks
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*Royal Palm Isles
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*Royal Palm Ranches
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*Saint George
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*Sanders Park
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*Santa Barbara Shores
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*Shorewood
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*Silver Shores
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*Soroka Shores
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*Sun Swept Isles
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*Sunrise
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*Sunrise Heights
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*Sunrise Key
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*Sunshine Acres
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*Sunshine Park
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*Sunshine Ranches
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*Tedder
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*Terra Mar
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*The Cove
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*Twin Lakes
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*Utopia
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*Village Park
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*West Deerfield Beach
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*West Dixie Bend
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*West Hollywood
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*Westgate Lake Manor
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*Woodsetter North</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulevard_Gardens,_Florida Boulevard Gardens]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadview_Park,_Florida Broadview Park]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Park,_Florida Franklin_Park]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsboro_Pines,_Florida Hillsboro Pines]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosevelt_Gardens,_Florida Roosevelt Gardens]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Park,_Florida Washington Park]</div>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Florida county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ "Rotating Formation Florida County Boundary Maps"] (1821-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
  
=== Places / Localities  ===
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{FL Historical Timeline Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{FL Resources Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{FL Bible Intro|Broward}}
  
[[Collier County, Florida Genealogy|Collier]] {{•}} [[Hendry County, Florida Genealogy|Hendry]] {{•}} [[Miami-Dade County, Florida Genealogy|Miami-Dade]] {{•}} [[Palm Beach County, Florida Genealogy|Palm Beach]]&nbsp;
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{FL Biographies Intro|Broward}}
  
=== Resources  ===
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{FL Business Records Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
 
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{{FL Cemeteries Intro|Broward}}
{{FL Cemeteries Intro| Broward}}
 
  
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=11&GScnty=321&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
 
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/west/broward/cemetery.html FLGenWeb]
 
  
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/west/broward/cemetery.html FLGenWeb]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/broward/cemetery.html FLGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/broward/cemetery.html FLGenWeb Archives]
 
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/broward.htm Tombstone Project]
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/broward.htm Tombstone Project]  
 
 
 
 
*[http://floridagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=6 Florida Gravestones]
 
*[http://floridagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=6 Florida Gravestones]
 
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/#/ Billion Graves]
 
 
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*{{FHL|1184480|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
*{{FHL|1184480|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
 
*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Broward%2C+Florida+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
 
*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Broward%2C+Florida+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=321 Findagrave.com]
 
 
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Florida&county=Broward# Billion Graves]
 
  
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Florida/Broward-County?id=county_321 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=10&locTGroup=Counties&direction=down&stateAbbv=&stateName=florida Broward County Cemeteries]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=10&locTGroup=Counties&direction=down&stateAbbv=&stateName=florida Broward County Cemeteries]
 
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Broward-county-florida-cemetery-records.htm Broward Florida Cemetery Records]
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Broward-county-florida-cemetery-records.htm Broward Florida Cemetery Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392360&reqParentsLabel=Broward%2C%20Florida%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[Florida Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
 
| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[Florida Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] Florida cemetery records
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] Florida cemetery records
  
=== Census ===
+
=== Census Records ===
  
{{Census|Florida}}  
+
{{Historical populations
 +
|type = USA
 +
|heading = Census
 +
|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broward_County,_Florida#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] 
 +
|1920 |5135  
 +
|1930 |20094   
 +
|1940 |39794    
 +
|1950 |83933   
 +
|1960 |333946 
 +
|1970 |620100       
 +
|1980 |1018200     
 +
|1990 |1255488   
 +
|2000 |1623018   
 +
|2010 |1748066   
 +
}}
  
*'''1783''' Spanish Census [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt USGenWeb]  
+
{{FL Census Intro|Broward}}
*'''1821''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt USGenWeb]
+
 
 +
*'''1783''' Spanish Census [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt USGenWeb]
 +
*'''1821''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt USGenWeb]
 
*'''1823''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt USGenWeb]
 
*'''1823''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt USGenWeb]
*'''1880''' Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt USGenWeb]
+
*'''1880''' Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt USGenWeb]
*Federal Census Information from National Archives [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt USGenWeb]  
+
*'''1885''' {{RecordSearch|1457854|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. - [[Florida State Census, 1885 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*Federal Census Information from National Archives [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt USGenWeb]
 
*State Census Information from Florida State Archives [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt USGenWeb]
 
*State Census Information from Florida State Archives [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt USGenWeb]
*Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt USGenWeb]  
+
*Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt USGenWeb]
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
  
{{FL Church Intro}}  
+
=== Church Records ===
 +
{{FL Church Intro|Broward}}<br>
 +
'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
 +
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392360&reqParentsLabel=Broward%2C%20Florida%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
+
Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  
*Fort Lauderdale  
+
*Fort Lauderdale
 
*Pompano
 
*Pompano
  
==== Cities  ====
+
=== Court Records ===
 +
{{FL Court Intro|Broward}}
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/cities FLGenWeb]
+
=== Directories ===
 +
{{FL Directories Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Court ====
+
=== Emigration and Immigration ===
 +
{{FL Emigration Intro|Broward}}
  
 +
'''Online Indexes and Records<br>'''
 +
*'''1944-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2443942|Florida and South Carolina, Airplane Arrival Manifests, 1944-1945}}  - [[Florida and South Carolina, Airplane Arrival Manifests - FamilySearch Historical Records
 +
|How to Use this Collection]]<br>
 +
*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP44 NARA Ships Passenger Lists] - These passenger lists cover:
 +
**'''1834-1897''' - Immigration of Russians to the United States<br>
 +
**'''1/12/1846-12/31/1851''' - Irish Famine<br>
 +
**'''1850-1897''' - Germans to the United States<br>
 +
**'''1855-1900''' - Italians to the United States
  
====Immigration ====
+
=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
 +
{{FL Ethnic Groups Intro|Broward}}
  
'''Online Records'''
+
=== Funeral Homes ===
*'''1944 - 1945''' Florida and South Carolina, Airplane Arrival Manifests {{RecordSearch|2443942| FamilySearch}} <br>
+
{{FL Funeral Homes Intro|Broward}}
*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP44 NARA Ships Passenger Lists]
 
These passenger lists cover:<br>
 
'''1834 - 1897''' Immigration of Russians to the United States<br>
 
'''1/12/1846 -12/31/1851''' Irish Famine<br>
 
'''1850 - 1897''' Germans to the United States<br>
 
'''1855 - 1900''' Italians to the United States
 
==== Land ====
 
  
{{FL Land}}  
+
=== Genealogies  ===
 +
{{FL Genealogies Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
+
=== Guardianship ===
 +
{{FL Guardianship Intro|Broward}}
  
{{FL History}}  
+
=== Land and Property Records ===
 +
{{FL Land Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Maps  ====
+
=== Local Histories ===
 +
{{FL Histories Intro|Broward}}
  
[[Image:Flbroward.png|400px|right|Broward County]]
+
=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
 +
{{FL Maps Intro|Broward}}
  
 +
{{FL Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{FL Broward County}}}}
  
*'''1821-1997''' [http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ Maps of Florida]  
+
*'''1821-1997''' [http://www.mapofus.org/florida/ Maps of Florida]
 
*'''1870''' Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif USGenWeb]
 
*'''1870''' Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif USGenWeb]
 
*'''1882''' Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif USGenWeb]
 
*'''1882''' Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif USGenWeb]
 
*Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps [http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm University of South Florida]
 
*Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps [http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm University of South Florida]
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392360&reqParentsLabel=Broward%2C%20Florida%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
 +
 +
=== Migration ===
 +
{{FL Migration Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Military ====
+
=== Military Records ===
 +
{{FL Military Intro|Broward}}
  
*Florida State Military Files [http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html USGenWeb]  
+
*Florida State Military Files [http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html USGenWeb]
*Florida state pension records from various wars [http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions USGenWeb]
+
*Florida state pension records from various wars [http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions USGenWeb]
  
===== Civil War =====
+
'''''Civil War'''''<br>
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932369|Florida Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932395|Florida Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry]  (free)
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry]  (free)
 +
*'''1885-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1913411|Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1955}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
  
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932369|Florida Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
+
'''''World War I'''''<br>
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932395|Florida Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
+
*'''1917-1920''' - {{RecordSearch|3010015|Florida, World War I Navy Card Roster, 1917-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida, World War I Navy card roster - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
*'''1885-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1913411|Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1955}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images only
 
  
===== Korean War =====
+
'''''World War II'''''<br>
 +
*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2695955|Florida, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida, World War II Draft Registration Cards - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
  
*Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict [http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ distantcousin.com]
+
'''''Korean War'''''<br>
 +
*Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict [https://web.archive.org/web/20160327125541/http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ distantcousin.com]
  
===== Vietnam War =====
+
'''''Vietnam War'''''<br>
 
*Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War [http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ distantcousin.com]
 
  
==== Newspapers ====
+
*Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War [https://web.archive.org/web/20160327125927/http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ distantcousin.com]
 +
 
 +
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{FL Naturalization Intro|Broward}}
 +
 
 +
=== Newspapers ===
 +
{{FL Newspapers Intro|Broward}}
  
{{FL Newspaper abstracts|Broward}}
 
 
*Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt USGenWeb]
 
*Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt USGenWeb]
  
==== Probate ====
+
=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{FL Obituaries Intro|Broward}}
 +
 
 +
=== Other Records ===
 +
{{FL Other Records Intro|Broward}}
 +
 
 +
=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{FL Periodicals Intro|Broward}}
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{FL Probate Intro|Broward}}
  
{{FL Probate Intro}}
+
'''Online Indexes and Records'''<br>
 +
*'''1784 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|2046765|Florida Probate Records, 1784-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1810-1974''' Florida Wills and Probate Records [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8993 Ancestry] $
  
'''Online Probate Records'''  
+
=== School Records ===
*'''1784 – 1990''' Probate Records {{RecordSearch|2046765|FamilySearch}}
+
{{FL Schools Intro|Broward}}
*'''1810 – 1974''' Florida Wills and Probate Records [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8993 Ancestry.com $]  
+
===Social Security Records===
 +
*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
 +
*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
 +
 
 +
=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{FL Tax Intro|Broward}}
 +
 
 +
*'''1821''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt USGenWeb]  
 +
*'''1823''' Census/Tax List Index [http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt USGenWeb]
  
==== Taxation  ====
+
=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{FL Vital Intro|Broward}}
  
{{FL Tax Intro}}  
+
==== Birth ====
 +
{{FL Birth Intro|Broward}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
+
*'''1880-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1674799| Florida, Births and Christenings, 1880-1935}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Births and Christenings - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
  
{{FL Vital Intro}}  
+
==== Marriage ====
 +
{{FL Marriage Intro|Broward}}
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/history/executions FLGenWeb] Executions in Broward Co
+
*'''1802-1998''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=florida%2cfl Florida, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast]  $
 +
*'''1822-1875 and 1927 - 2001''' - {{RecordSearch|1949340| Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Marriage Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1830-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|2397260| Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida, Marriage Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1830-1993''' - {{RecordSearch|1803936| Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida, Marriage Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1837-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1674804| Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
  
===== Birth Records  =====
+
==== Death ====
 +
{{FL Death Intro|Broward}}
  
*'''1880 - 1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1674799| Florida, Births and Christenings}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
+
*'''1877-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1595003| Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]- [[Florida Deaths - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1877-1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1946805| Florida, Death Index, 1877-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*'''1900-1921''' - {{RecordSearch|1674803| Florida, Deaths and Burials, 1900-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - [[Florida Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]
 +
*[https://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/history/executions FLGenWeb] Executions in Broward Co
  
===== Death Records  =====
+
==== Divorce ====
 +
{{FL Divorce Intro|Broward}}
  
*'''1877 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1595003| Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
+
*'''1927-2001''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8837 Florida, Divorce Index] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] $
*'''1900 - 1921''' - {{RecordSearch|1674803| Florida, Deaths and Burials, 1900-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1877 - 1998''' - {{RecordSearch|1946805| Florida, Death Index, 1877-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
  
===== Divorce Records  =====
+
== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{FL Research Facilities Intro|Broward}}
  
*'''1927 - 2001''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8837 Florida, Divorce Index] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] $
+
=== Archives ===
 +
{{FL Archives Intro|Broward}}
  
===== Marriage Records  =====
+
=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*'''1837 - 1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1674804| Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
+
'''Cocoa Florida Family History Center'''<br>1801 South Fiske Blvd <br>Rockledge FL 32955-3003<br>Phone: 321-636-2431<br>[[Cocoa Florida Family History Center|Website]]
*'''1830 - 1993''' - {{RecordSearch|1803936| Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1830 - 1957''' - {{RecordSearch|2397260| Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1822 - 1875 and 1927 - 2001''' - {{RecordSearch|1949340| Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
  
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
+
'''Coral Springs Florida Family History Center'''<br>10148 NW 31st St <br>Coral Springs FL 33065-3913<br> Phone: 954-415-4798<br>[[Coral Springs Florida Family History Center|Website]]
  
'''Broward County Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 485<br>Ft. Lauderdale 33302<br><br>
+
*[[Fort Lauderdale Florida Family History Center]]<br>
  
'''Oakland Park Historical Society'''<br> 3976 NE Sixth Ave.<br> Oakland Park, FL 33334<br><br>
+
'''Plantation Florida Family History Center'''<br>851 NW 112th Ave <br>Plantation FL 33325-1503<br>Phone: 954-472-0524<br>[[Plantation Florida Family History Center|Website]]
  
'''Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society'''<br>219 WS 2nd Avenue,<br> Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301<br>Telephone Number: 954-463-4431<br>[http://www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
+
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{FL Libraries Intro|Broward}}
  
'''Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County'''<br>PO Box 17251<br> Fort Lauderdale, FL 33318<br>[http://www.jgsbc.org/ website]<br><br>
+
=== Museums ===
 +
{{FL Museums Intro|Broward}}
 +
'''Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society'''<br>219 WS 2nd Avenue,<br> Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301<br>Phone: 954-463-4431<br>[http://www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br>
  
 +
== Societies ==
 +
{{FL Societies Intro|Broward}}
  
 +
'''Broward County Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 485<br>Ft. Lauderdale 33302<br>
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/fl-society-archive/ Random Acts of Kindness] List of Florida Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical Genealogical Societies
+
'''Oakland Park Historical Society'''<br> 3976 NE Sixth Ave.<br> Oakland Park, FL 33334<br>
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp FamilySearch] Find a Family History Center
 
*[http://www.myfloridahistory.org/ Florida Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
 
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
+
'''Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society'''<br>219 WS 2nd Avenue,<br> Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301<br>Phone: 954-463-4431<br>[http://www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br>
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
+
'''Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County'''<br>PO Box 17251<br> Fort Lauderdale, FL 33318<br>[http://www.jgsbc.org/ Website]<br>
  
*[[Cocoa Florida Family History Center]] (Rockledge)
+
'''Florida Historical Society'''<br>435 Brevard Ave<br>Cocoa FL 32922<br>Phone: 321-690-1971<br>[http://www.myfloridahistory.org/ Website]<br>
*[[Coral Springs Florida Family History Center]]
 
*[[Plantation Florida Family History Center]]
 
  
=== Websites  ===
+
'''Florida State Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 940927<br>Maitland FL 32794-0927<br>Phone: 407-494-3747<br>[https://flsgs.org/ Website]
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/florida/broward-county/ Broward County, FL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
+
== Websites ==
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/109469224279413660242 Florida Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
+
{{FL Websites Intro|Broward}}
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208192675888750/ Florida Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
+
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Broward|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
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|-
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Broward/ Broward County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
+
|{{MormonLDSRemoval}}
 +
|}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Broward/ Broward County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/west/broward/index.html Broward County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc]
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/west/broward/index.html Broward County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/broward.htm Broward County, USGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/broward.htm Broward County, USGenWeb Archives]
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/Home Broward County, FLGenWeb Project]
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/browardcountygenweb/Home Broward County, FLGenWeb Project]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/fla/broward/ Broward County, Florida Genealogy Trails]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/fla/broward/ Broward County, Florida Genealogy Trails]
*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/FL/Broward-County.htm Broward County FL Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
+
*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/FL/Broward-County.htm Broward County FL Genealogy] (ldsgenealogy.com)
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Revision as of 18:27, 12 October 2020

Guide to Broward County, Florida ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Fort Lauderdale
Organized: April 30, 1915
Parent County(s): Dade, Palm Beach[1]
Neighboring Counties
Collier  • Hendry  • Miami-Dade  • Palm Beach
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Courthouse
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Location Map
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County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, Governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909. [2]The county is located in the Southeast area of the state.[3]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Broward County Courthouse
201 SE 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-765-4578
Broward County Website

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate divorce, court and land records from 1915[4]

Broward County, Florida Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major Records[5]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1899 1915 1917 1915 1915 1915 1830
*Statewide registration of births and deaths began in 1899. General compliance by 1920.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1915- Broward County was created 30 April 1915 from Dade and Palm Beach Counties.
  • County seat: Fort Lauderdale[6]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Broward County The following are locations in the county:[7]

Cities
Towns
Villages
Unincorporated communities
  • Andytown
  • Arlington Park
  • Avon Park
  • Barwal
  • Bay Harbor
  • Beverley Beach
  • Birch Ocean Front
  • Bonnie Loch
  • Broadview
  • Broward Gardens
  • Broward Highlands
  • Browardale
  • Carver Heights
  • Carver Ranches
  • Carver Village
  • Chula Vista Isles
  • Coconut Creek Park
  • College Park
  • Coral Heights
  • Coral Hills
  • Coral Manor
  • Coral Ridge
  • Coral Ridge Isles
  • Coral Villas
  • Coral Woods
  • Country Club Isles
  • Cresthaven
  • Crystal Lake
  • Cypress Harbor
  • Cypress Isles Estates
  • Driftwood Acres
  • East Gate Park
  • Fair Gate
  • Fairlawn
  • Fern Crest Village
  • Flamingo Village
  • Fleetwood Manor
  • Floresta Estates
  • Garden Isles
  • Golden Isles
  • Golf Estates
  • Hacienda Village
  • Hammondville
  • Harbor Beach
  • Harbor Heights
  • Harbor Village
  • Hillsboro Ranches
  • Hollywood Ridge Farms
  • Imperial Point
  • Jenada Isles
  • Jessie Willies
  • Kendall Green
  • Lake Forest
  • Lakeview
  • Lauderdale Harbors
  • Leisureville
  • Little Harbor on the Hillsboro
  • Lloyds Estates
  • Loch Lomond
  • Lyons Park
  • Melalevca Isles
  • Melrose Park
  • Miami Gardens
  • Middle River
  • Middle River Manor
  • Middle River Vista
  • North Andrew Gardens
  • North Andrews Gardens
  • North Bal Harbor
  • North Pompano Beach
  • Nurmi Isles
  • Oak Point
  • Ocean Vue
  • Palm Aire
  • Park Haven
  • Parkridge MH Park
  • Parkway MH Court
  • Pine Island Ridge
  • Pinehurst Village
  • Plantation Acres
  • Plantation Gardens
  • Plantation Isles
  • Plantation Park
  • Playland Isles
  • Playland Village
  • Pompano Beach Highlands
  • Pompano Park
  • Port Everglades
  • Port Laudania
  • Rio Vista Isles
  • Riverland
  • Rock Island
  • Ro-Len Lake Gardens
  • Rolling Oaks
  • Royal Palm Isles
  • Royal Palm Ranches
  • Saint George
  • Sanders Park
  • Santa Barbara Shores
  • Shorewood
  • Silver Shores
  • Soroka Shores
  • Sun Swept Isles
  • Sunrise
  • Sunrise Heights
  • Sunrise Key
  • Sunshine Acres
  • Sunshine Park
  • Sunshine Ranches
  • Tedder
  • Terra Mar
  • The Cove
  • Twin Lakes
  • Utopia
  • Village Park
  • West Deerfield Beach
  • West Dixie Bend
  • West Hollywood
  • Westgate Lake Manor
  • Woodsetter North
Census-designated places


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Broward, Florida online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Florida Cemeteries for more information

The following web sites may have additional information on Broward County cemeteries.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1920 5,135
1930 20,094 291.3%
1940 39,794 98.0%
1950 83,933 110.9%
1960 333,946 297.9%
1970 620,100 85.7%
1980 1,018,200 64.2%
1990 1,255,488 23.3%
2000 1,623,018 29.3%
2010 1,748,066 7.7%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

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

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Florida denominations, view the Florida Church Records wiki page.
List of Churches and Church Parishes

Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Pompano

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes and Records

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  • NARA Ships Passenger Lists - These passenger lists cover:
    • 1834-1897 - Immigration of Russians to the United States
    • 1/12/1846-12/31/1851 - Irish Famine
    • 1850-1897 - Germans to the United States
    • 1855-1900 - Italians to the United States

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Florida Land and Property for additional information about early Florida land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for most counties. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Florida Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library USGenWeb

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes and Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Florida Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Florida State Archives, or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Broward County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Florida Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Cocoa Florida Family History Center
1801 South Fiske Blvd
Rockledge FL 32955-3003
Phone: 321-636-2431
Website

Coral Springs Florida Family History Center
10148 NW 31st St
Coral Springs FL 33065-3913
Phone: 954-415-4798
Website

Plantation Florida Family History Center
851 NW 112th Ave
Plantation FL 33325-1503
Phone: 954-472-0524
Website

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Broward County. For state-wide library facilities, see Florida Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
219 WS 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-463-4431
Website

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Broward County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Florida Societies.

Broward County Genealogical Society
PO Box 485
Ft. Lauderdale 33302

Oakland Park Historical Society
3976 NE Sixth Ave.
Oakland Park, FL 33334

Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
219 WS 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-463-4431
Website

Jewish Genealogical Society of Broward County
PO Box 17251
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33318
Website

Florida Historical Society
435 Brevard Ave
Cocoa FL 32922
Phone: 321-690-1971
Website

Florida State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 940927
Maitland FL 32794-0927
Phone: 407-494-3747
Website

Websites[edit | edit source]

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Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Broward County, Florida Genealogy and History”, genealogytrails accessed 04/24/2017.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Broward County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, wiki 04/24/2017.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Florida.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Broward County, Florida," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, wikipedia County,_Florida, accessed 24 September 2018.