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Cemeteries of Sarasota County Florida - A Record of Births, Deaths, and Burials
A survey of all of the Sarasota County cemeteries compiled by the Genealogical Society of Sarasota.

A List of the Genealogy Books at Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida
Compiled by the Genealogical Society of Sarasota

Sarasota County Library System - There are Genealogy books available at the three following Sarasota County libraries.

                                       Selby Public Library     Map for Selby Library
                                       1331 First Street, Sarasota, FL, 34236, (941)-861-1100

                                       Venice Public Library     Map for Venice Library
                                       300 South Nokomis Avenue, Venice, FL, 34285, (941)-486-2338

                                       Elsie Quirk Library     Map for Elsie Quirk Library
                                       100 West Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL 34223, (941)-861-1200

Sarasota County Clerk of the Circuit Court
(deeds, mortgages, deaths, marriages, wills, probate, etc.)
Main Office - 2000 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34237

Sarasota County History Center, Map
Besides photos, etc., the History Center contains an extensive collection of obituaries for Sarasota County.
Sarasota County Obituary Index
6062 Porter Way
Sarasota, FL 34232

Historical Society of Sarasota County
Pioneer Park
1260 12th Street
Sarasota, FL, 34236

Englewood Genealogical Society of Florida
P.O. Box 795
Englewood, Florida 34295-0795

Jewish Genealogy Society of Southwest Florida
Sarasota, Florida

Lakewood Ranch Genealogy Club
( Website is - Click on "Amenities and Activities," then "Clubs and Organizations," then "Special Interest" "Genealogy" )
Meetings are the first Monday of the month from November thru April at 7:00 pm at the LWR Town Hall - All are welcome.

The Sarasota County FLGenWeb Project
(cemeteries, queries, etc.)

Sarasota Technology Users Group (STUG)
Formerly the Sarasota Personal Computer Users Group
This is a great place to learn more about how to use computers.

Venice Florida Historical Archives and Area Historical Collection


Southwest Florida Links

Charlotte County FLGenWeb Project

Charlotte County Genealogical Society
4500 Harbor Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

DeSoto County Historical Society PO Box 1824 Arcadia, FL 34265
They are having a "Pioneer Day and BBQ Rib Cookoff on March 21, 2015.
More details on their website Events page.

Florida Genealogical Society - Tampa

Genealogical Society of Collier County
P.O. Box 7933
Naples, FL 34101

Hillsborough County - John F. Germany Public Library
Has one of the largest genealogical collections in the southeastern United States.

Hillsborough County FLGenWeb Project

Lee County FLGenWeb Project

Lee County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 150153
Cape Coral, FL 33915-0153

Manatee County Public Library System

Manatee Genealogical Society
1405 4th Avenue W
Bradenton, FL 34205-7507

Pinellas Genealogy Society, Inc.
(Pinellas County)

Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Research Group - SWFLGG


Searches and Helpful Sites:

Cyndi’s List - 329,420 links to genealogy resources
Family Search - LDS information
Rootsweb - surnames, S.S. death index, etc.
Eastman’s online newsletter - Genealogy Newsletter
DearMyrtle - Daily genealogy column - tips, advice, how to get started, etc.
Florida Department of State - Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
Florida Death Records Indexes & Obituaries - There are listings for all US States on this website.
Florida GenWeb Project

Florida State Genealogy Society - FSGS
National Genealogical Society - NGS
Federation of Genealogical Societies - FGS
Florida State Society of the DAR

Genealogical Society of Sarasota, Inc.
P.O. Box 1917
Sarasota, FL   34230-1917