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DIXIE COUNTY FLORIDA


  In Remeberance of our Troops on Foreign Soil

Welcome to the Dixie County Florida GenWeb Project. I am Mildred Mills Stevenson and I will be coordinating this page which is a part of the USGenWeb Project. If you have families with connections to Dixie County, your help is needed to make this page as helpful to researchers as possible.
Send comments and suggestions to:
dixiegirl54@bellsouth.net


Public Notice
Until further NOTICE, I will be actively helping Mildred with the Dixie County GenWeb.

Darrel R. Bell
FLGenWeb Project State Coordinator



LOOKUP VOLUNTEER!!!

Darrel Bell has received permission from Jesse Paulk, author of a book of Lafayette Co. Marriage Records to do one name look-ups. Dixie County was part of Lafayette until 1921 so records can be checked from August 1857 to 1920. Contact Darrel Bell

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GenConnect Forum Boards

With the consolidation of the GenConnect and Ancestry.Com message boards a single entry URL is established.  To Access the Dixie County Message Boards click on the Ancestry icon below.


If you have a home page that includes families from Dixie County, please let us know and we will add a link


Home Page of Thomas W. Parker.Families from Dixie & Lafayette Co. including Wood, Mikell, Simpson, Lendle.

Home Page of Darrel Bell.
Families from Lafayette, Hamilton, Madison, Taylor & Suwanee Counties


Gornto Family Home Page
Has numerous links to Dixie County

Descendants of Randall Puckett Langston
Family ties to both Dixie & Lafayette Counties


Reunions & Other
Notable Events
 
If you have a Family Reunion, Gathering, or other Special Events coming up..
Let us know and we will be glad to post the info here !!!
 

DIXIE COUNTY HISTORY

A BRIEF HISTORY OF DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Dixie County was formed in 1921 from Lafayette County. The County Seat is at Cross City. The County fronts on the Gulf of Mexico but it does not have the beautiful beaches of neighboring counties to attract tourists. It is one of the state's least densely populated areas and averages only 15 people per square mile. Population in 1990 was 10,585. The region is a favorite with deer, turkey and wild pig hunters tourists. Dixie's largest private employers are timber companies. The major road into the county is US 19 and air service is available 60 miles to the east at Gainesville Regional Airport. The county's history includes a battle at Old Town on US 19, where Chief Billy Bowlegs met up with Andrew Jackson during Indian uprisings. Prior to the Civil War, Old Town was the site of a factory where Spanish moss was turned into clean, economical stuffing for mattresses and furniture. More History of Dixie County. Map of Old Town History of Old Town School.

1783 Spanish Census of East Florida

NEW Link " The Dixie County Historical Society"


Dixie County was formed from Lafayette County in 1921. Check out the

Lafayette County FLGenWeb Site

Other FLGenWeb County Sites
Neighboring Dixie County

Taylor County Suwannee County
Madison County Jefferson County
Gilchrist County  Levy County
Alachua County Columbia County
If you would like to adopt a Florida County,
please contact Darrel R. Bell

Mailing List

Jim Powell, Gilchrist County Coordinator, has initiated a New mailing list for North Central Florida Counties. This will include Dixie and other neighboring counties. Become part of this exciting new venture and
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Disclaimer Notice:
These record indexes were transcribed from original records.  Bear in mind there may be some misspelling on part of the staff who actually entered the records.  Also, further transcriptions can yeild misspelling as well.
Dixie County Marriages
Lafayette County Marriages
1868-1967
Dixie County was formed from Lafayette County in 1921.
This is a Partial Listing.
 
Taylor County Marriages 
Cronological Order Alphbetical by Husband
 
Note: These marriages are only those of my relation.
This is not a complete list.
Alachua County Census
1850 1860

DIXIE COUNTY ADDRESSES
  Dixie County Courthouse

PLACES/CHURCHES/CEMETERIES



Genweb sites

USGenweb - Archive Search Engine


FLORIDA GENEALOGICAL LINKS

We have added some links to other Florida sites that might help with your research

Florida Cracker Country


Military Resources
Florida Confererate Pension Application Files
1835 Federal Pension List - Florida

Sons of Confederate Veterans 

United Daughters of the Confederacy 

Military Order of the Stars and Bars 

Sons of the American Revolution 

Daughters of the American Revolution 

The Florida Star
Civil War Resources 

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