Escambia County, Florida
Genealogy

An Original County ~ Established 1821



Western Gate to the Sunshine State • Cradle of Naval Aviation • Home of the Blue Angels


Sponsored by the West Florida Genealogical Society
Associated with the Florida GenWeb Project, Inc.

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The history of the Escambia County, Florida GenWeb (FLGenWeb) began with Rootsweb and Ms. Virginia "Ginny" Deagan, a longstanding member and volunteer of WFGS serving as Webmaster and County Coordinator for more than 10 years. During 2008-2009, the FLGenWeb incorporated when Ancestry.com purchased Rootsweb and the GenWeb Projects under it. In May 2010, a wrongful action was taken by the USGenWeb when it chose to de-link the FLGenWeb, Inc., and generate its own FLGenWeb. Some Florida projects and counties moved with the USGenWeb's newly formed FLGenWeb and others (this one) stayed with the FLGenWeb Projects, Inc. The West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS) website seemed the logical place to shelter Escambia County since the contents were overwhelmingly contributed by members and other volunteers of the Society. Escambia County chooses to remain associated with the FLGenWeb Projects, Inc., but retains copyright and ownership of the site and its contents.

On behalf of researchers worldwide, we continue to solicit your contributions, comments and suggestions. WFGS, along with its members and other volunteers, also continue to be dedicated to helping researchers of Escambia County, Florida and the surrounding area known as West Florida.

Since I am not a research specialist, I regret that I am unable to give you personal assistance in your research; however, I may be able to point you in the right direction! I sincerely wish you happy hunting within these pages that are made possible by so many diligent volunteer contributors!

Bonnie Griffis Lewis
Escambia County Florida Genealogy Webmaster
Since 9 Dec 2006
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P.S. The West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS), courtesy of Jerry Merritt, has provided some tools you may find helpful in your research:

  • Family Group Sheet (print out to complete by hand, or complete online, then print out or “save as” on your computer)
  • Four Generation Pedigree Chart Image (print out to complete)
  • Four Generation Pedigree Chart (print out to complete by hand, or complete online, then print out or “save as” on your computer)
  • Five Generation Pedigree Chart Image (print out to complete)
  • Five Generation Pedigree Chart, Legal Size (print out to complete by hand, or complete online, then print out or “save as” on your computer)
  • Calculate DOB when age, day(s), month(s) are on tombstone
  • Calculate Day of the Week When Birthdate Is Known
  • Soundex Calculator

  • Terms of Use (Adapted From the FLGenWeb Project, Inc.)
  • All pages of the Escambia County FLGenWeb Project, Inc. site are copyrighted by the West Florida Genealogical Society; the County Coordinator/Webmaster; or the individual who submitted the information.

  • Individuals may use any genealogical information found on this site in their own personal research.

  • Individuals may use any genealogical information found on this site to render individual professional research services.

  • Webmasters may link to pages on this site without permission of the webmaster.

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    Lookup Volunteers
    Last Updated: 25 May 2010

    Note: The West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS) and FLGenWeb Project, Inc. prohibit lookup volunteers from infringing on copyrights, so please do not ask for large quantities of information, information on multiple people, or photocopies of pages from the books. We will not condone, defend or be held responsible for violations of law committed by said lookup volunteers. If you have questions regarding copyright, you should Google the topic for further information.








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    Rootsweb Resources

  • Rootsweb: Surname Helper
  • Rootsweb: Surname, Soundex, or Metaphone List
  • Rootsweb: Search and/or post a message (query) on the Escambia County Message Board
  • Rootsweb: Search Archives - or - Rootsweb: Browse Rootsweb Archives
  • Rootsweb: Subscribe to Escambia County Mailing List - Single Posts or Digest

    If you would like to adopt a Florida county, see a list of Florida counties and then contact the FLGenWeb Project, Inc. President & State Coordinator, Fran Smith. Please see FLGenWeb Project, Inc..



    About this Web Site...The volunteers who make this web site possible are providing a valuable service to those who cannot accomplish their research in person. We ask you to please be aware that any resource may contain errors, even originals, and ours certainly is no exception. We hope that the convenience of having these files available to you online will far outweigh the margin of error we know can occur. Should you find information that you think or know is inaccurate, please e-mail the County Coordinator (Webmaster) and provide the pertinent details. Thank you.

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    © Copyright 2006-2013

    by Bonnie Griffis Lewis
    Escambia County Webmaster
    for the West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS), Inc.
    and FLGenWeb Project, Inc.


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