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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Find-A-Grave.com]
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*{{RecordSearch|2221801|Find A Grave Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Find A Grave Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Collection]]
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60525/ U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current] at [https://www.ancestry.com Ancestry]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[BillionGraves Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Collection]]
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*[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-billion-graves-index BillionGraves Index] at [https://www.findmypast.com/ Find My Past]
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*{{RecordSearch|2579610|United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States, Cemetery Abstracts - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use This Record]]
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*[https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/florida-cemetery-records.htm Florida Cemetery Records] at [https://accessgenealogy.com/ AccessGenealogy]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/index.htm Florida Cemetery Records] at [http://www.interment.net/us/index.htm Interment]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/search/search.cgi/searchfl.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project] at [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Transcription Project]
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*[https://www.deathindexes.com/florida/ Online Florida Obituary and Cemetery Indexes] at [https://www.deathindexes.com/index.html DeathIndexes]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Florida?id=state_11 Florida Cemeteries] at [https://www.findagrave.com Find-A-Grave]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves] - type Florida in the search box.
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-FL-NDX.html Florida Cemeteries] at [http://www.daddezio.com/ D'Addezio]
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*[https://florida.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery.cfm Florida Cemeteries] at [https://www.hometownlocator.com/ Hometown Locator]
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/fl.html Florida Cemeteries] at [http://www.idreamof.com/index.html I Dream of Genealogy]
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*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/FL/Cemetery-Records.htm Florida Cemeteries] at [https://ldsgenealogy.com/index.htm LDSGenealogy]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/fl/ African American Cemeteries in Florida] at [http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=jewish&cemetery-loc=Florida%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=state_11 Jewish Cemeteries in Florida] at [https://www.findagrave.com Find-A-Grave]
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*[https://iajgscemetery.org/usa/florida-fl/ Florida Jewish Cemetery Project] at [https://iajgscemetery.org/ International Jewish Cemetery Project]
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1411/ JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry] at [https://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] - grave search
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*[https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry] by [https://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen]<br>''Click the USA folder, State folder, City folder and cemetery name''
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/barrancas.asp Barrancas National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/71754/barrancas-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Barrancas-National-Cemetery/257691 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/baypines.asp Bay Pines National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109389/bay-pines-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Bay-Pines-National-Cemetery/178361 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/capecanaveral.asp Cape Canaveral National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2538336/cape-canaveral-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cape-Canaveral-National-Cemetery/314393 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/florida.asp Florida National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109404/florida-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Florida-National-Cemetery/147927 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/jacksonville.asp Jacksonville National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2277362/jacksonville-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Jacksonville-National-Cemetery/12646 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/sarasota.asp Sarasota National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2279622/sarasota-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Sarasota-National-Cemetery/163556 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/southflorida.asp South Florida National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2214043/south-florida-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/South-Florida-National-Cemetery/165250 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/staugustine.asp Saint Augustine National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109456/saint-augustine-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Saint-Augustine-National-Cemetery/158946 BillionGraves]
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*[https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/tallahassee.asp Tallahassee National Cemetery] — [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2561395/tallahassee-national-cemetery Find-A-Grave] [https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Tallahassee-National-Cemetery/327553 BillionGraves]
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:''For more [[United States Military Cemetery Records|military burial databases]].''
 
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== Additional Resources at the Family History Library ==
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To find cemetery records for ''Florida'' in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:<br>
  
== Online Resources ==
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
 
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#Enter: '''Florida''' in the Place box
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Florida Cemetery Records at Findagrave.com]
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#Click on: '''Search'''
*[http://interment.net/us/fl/index.htm Florida Cemetery Records at Interment.net]
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=Florida&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery BillionGraves Cemetery Records]
 
*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}}
 
*[http://www.deathindexes.com/florida/ Online Florida Death Records Indexes &amp; Obituaries]
 
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/FL/Cemetery-Records.htm Florida Cemetery Records]
 
*{{RecordSearch|2579610|United States, Cemetery Abstracts}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index<br><br>
 
 
 
=== Online  ===
 
 
 
The following have significant cemetery listings for Florida State: {{Note|Sites may be incomplete. <br>• They may not list all cemeteries in a county <br>• and may not include all burials in a cemetery.}}<br>
 
 
 
*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=11&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
 
**This site frequently has tombstone images.
 
**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=11&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database
 
****Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (Florida), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
 
***Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70504 ''Web: Florida, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012 Free''] at Ancestry.com ($) State.
 
 
 
{{Tip| Remember:<br>
 
# Family members may be buried in the same plot or nearby.
 
# [http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/ Symbols] and [http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/grave_symbols.shtml abbreviations] may lead you to other records.
 
# Weathering and damage to tombstones make [[Florida Cemeteries#Published Tombstone Transcripts and Indexes|early published transcriptions]] priceless.}} <br>
 
 
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#given_names=&family_names=Smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=Florida&county=0 BillionGraves] '''Replace the Smith surname''' in the pale orange form and click '''Search'''. Searched by cemetery and location. The site provides photos and GPS locations of grave markers.
 
 
 
*USGenWeb Archives, [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project], lists cemeteries by county with tombstone transcriptions.<br>
 
 
 
*[http://interment.net/us/fl/index.htm Interment.net], lists cemeteries by county with tombstone transcriptions.<br>
 
 
 
*D'Addezio, [http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-FL-NDX.html Florida Cemeteries], lists cemeteries by name of cemetery with address.&nbsp; Many have a link to tombstone or survey trascriptions.<br>
 
 
 
*I Dream of Genealogy, [http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/fl.html Florida Cemeteries], lists cemeteries by county with tombstone transcriptions.
 
 
 
*Access Genealogy [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/florida-genealogy/ Florida Cemeteries]
 
 
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/ALL/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
 
 
<br> <br> Cemetery records, such as tombstone and [[Sexton Records|sexton’s records]], may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name or, occasionally, a birthplace. Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations. It is important to look at surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby.
 
 
 
=== Bibliography  ===
 
 
 
*The [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog] lists many published and filmed records of Florida cemeteries. For&nbsp; a thorough "Place Search", you should search the appropriate counties and towns for cemetery records. Some of the books referenced in the catalog may be available on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books], [http://archive.org/ Internet Archive], and in public libraries.
 
 
 
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=== Published Tombstone Transcripts and Indexes  ===
 
 
 
*The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Florida cemeteries. This collection is described in the [[Florida Genealogy|Florida Genealogy]] article.
 
 
 
*E. H. Hayes, ''Cemetery Records of Florida'', nine volumes,&nbsp;is an important collection of cemetery inscriptions. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1946-66). {{FHL|138671|title-id|disp=FHL book 975.9 V3c; films 874012-3}}.
 
 
 
*''Cemetery Records in Florida and Georgia'' is an index arranged by county and gives information about births, deaths, parents, and spouses. {{FHL|248238|title-id|disp=FHL films 228823-28}}.
 
 
 
*''Florida Cemetery Records Directory'' lists the names and locations of cemeteries in Florida. {{FHL|142026|title-id|disp=FHL film 1206385}}.
 
  
=== Cemetery Gazetteers  ===
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To search for cemeteries at the county level follow directions below
  
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cs list of cemeteries in many Florida counties] linking to the information about individuals buried there.
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
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#Enter: '''Florida''' in the Place box
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#Click on: '''Search'''
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
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#Click on: '''Places within Florida'''
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#Click on the county you want to search
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
  
Cemetery records, such as tombstone and [[Sexton Records|sexton’s records]], may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name or, occasionally, a birthplace. Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations. It is important to look at surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby.
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To search for cemeteries at the town level, follow directions below.
  
=== Bibliography  ===
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#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
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#Enter: '''Florida''' in the Place box
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#Click on: '''Search'''
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
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#Click on: '''Places within Florida'''
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#Click on the county you want to search
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#Click on '''Places within United States, Florida, county name'''
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#Click on the town you want to search
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
  
*The [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog] lists many published and filmed records of Florida cemeteries. For&nbsp; a thorough "Place Search", you should search the appropriate counties and towns for cemetery records. Some of the books referenced in the catalog may be available on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books], [http://archive.org/ Internet Archive], and in public libraries.
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== Additional Resources ==
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*[https://www.dar.org/library/collections/dar-library-catalog DAR Library Catalog] has cemetery books. Do a keyword search for Florida cemetery.
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/ Worldcat.org] - Do a search for Florida Cemetery.
  
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[[Category:Florida, United States]][[Category:United States Cemeteries]]
 
[[Category:Florida, United States]][[Category:United States Cemeteries]]

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Additional Resources at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

To find cemetery records for Florida in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Florida in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries

To search for cemeteries at the county level follow directions below

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Florida in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within Florida
  6. Click on the county you want to search
  7. Click on: Cemeteries

To search for cemeteries at the town level, follow directions below.

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: Florida in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within Florida
  6. Click on the county you want to search
  7. Click on Places within United States, Florida, county name
  8. Click on the town you want to search
  9. Click on: Cemeteries

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