This database is an index to over 3 million divorces that were filed in Florida from 1927-2001. Information that may be found in this database includes:
Divorces filed from 1927 to 1969 and 2000 to 2001 are linked to corresponding index images.
It is important that you use the information found in this database to locate your relative in the original records that this index references. Usually more information is available in the records themselves than is found in an index. For example, divorce records may list marriage information, birth information, or the cause for divorce in addition to the information provided in this index.
Marriage, divorce, and annulment records file after 6 June 1927 are available at the Office of Vital Statistics. For records prior to that date, query the clerk of courts in the county where the license or decree was issued. Numerous county marriage records began as early as the 1820s. Copies of marriage license applications are available only from the clerk of courts in the county courthouse. Standard request forms for copies of state held records are necessary and available as indicated above.
Taken from Florida Pioneer Descendants Certification Program Committee, Florida State Genealogical Society, Inc., "Florida," in Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3d ed., ed. Alice Eichholz. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004).
Note: When you look at the images of the index, sometimes the county of divorce will be listed as a numeric code. For your reference, the county code translation table is provided below:
This database contains a statewide index of divorces filed in Minnesota between 1970 and 1995. Information that may be found in this database includes:
It is important that you use the information found in this database to locate your relative in the original records that this index references. Usually more information is available in the records themselves than is found in an index. For example, divorce records may list marriage information, birth information, or the cause for divorce in addition to the information provided in this index. The county where the divorce occurred will need to be contacted in order to locate the original divorce record.
Most records held by the Utah State Archives are not indexed. Some creating agencies may have indexed records series, but frequently these are found as an index at the beginning or end of an individual volume, or as a separate records series. Such indexes are then available in paper or on microfilm.
A few series are indexed electronically. These indexes may only index part of a series--particularly if there is already an index available in paper or microfilm to the remainder of the series. Occasional electronic indexes index an entire series.
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