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Martin County Public Library
2351 S. E. Monterey Rd
Stuart, FL 34996
Phone: (772) 221-1408
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P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
University of Florida
George A. Smathers Libraries
P. O. Box 117007
Gainesville, Florida
Phone: (352) 273-2778

Martin County Florida Genealogy Archives
On online dababase of free genealogy records
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Historical & Genealogical Societies are a great resource for local genealogical records and history of the area.

Martin County
Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 275
Stuart, Florida 34995
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Historical Society of Martin County
The Elliott Museum
825 NE Ocean Blvd.
Stuart, FL 34996
Phone: (772) 225-1961
Fax: (772) 225-2333

War Hawks Chapter
United States
Daughters of 1812
Stuart, Florida
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Martin County
Florida Genealogy & Family History Resources

Cities, Towns, Villages & Communities:
Hobe Sound, Hutchinson Island, Indiantown, Jensen Beach, Jupiter Island, North River Shores, Ocean Breeze Park, Palm City, Port Solerno, Rio, Port Mayaca, Sewall's Point, Stuart

Established: May 30, 1925
Parent Counties: St Lucie, Palm Beach
County Seat: Stuart

Adjacent Counties: Glades, Hendry, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, Saint Lucie

Name Origin: Martin County was named for John W. Martin, governor of Florida from 1925-1929 ~ Wikipedia

  Birth, Death, Marriage, & Divorce Records

  • Florida Death Index 1877-1939
    FamilySearch.org - A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Florida Marriage 1877-1974
    FamilySearch.org - A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Social Security Death Index
    The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. This file now contains over 89 million death records.
  Census, Voter and Tax Records
  Cemeteries & Burial Records
  Obituary & Newspaper Articles
  • Martin County Florida Newspaper Articles
    Chronicling America is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages.
  • Martin County Florida Obituaries
    USGenWeb Archives
  • MCGS Obituaries Project
    These indexes are the result of carefully reviewing the microfilm rolls of the newspapers of The Stuart News since 1913 and noting the printed obituaries, death accounts, and/or card of thanks.
  • Martin County Florida Newspaper Abstracts
    NewspaperAbstracts.com your FREE resource for family history research using newspapers. Our site continues to grow with over 1,100 new pages added each month and currently contains 83797 pages of abstracts and extracts from historical newspapers.
  • Florida Online Historical Newspapers
    Online Historical Newspapers is where you can find links to all the online historical newspapers in one place, listed by
  • RootsWeb General Search
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    This database is a compilation of obituaries published in U.S. newspapers, collected from various online sources. ~ Ancestry.co
  • Read Historic Newspapers Online
    Read history as it was happening in more than 16 million pages from over 1000 different newspapers across the US, U.K. and Canada dating back to the 1700's. ~ Ancestry.com
  Immigration & Naturalization Records
  • Martin County Florida Migrations Project
    They came for a season, they left and went where? Why did they go and who went with them? So many questions about the migrations of our ancestors.
  • Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
    Updated annually, this database is an index to passengers who arrived in United States and Canadian ports from the 1500s through the 1900s. It contains listings of approximately 4,588,000 individuals and references thousands of different records compiled from everything from original passenger lists to personal diaries. For each individual listed, you may find the following information: name, age, year and place of arrival, and the source of the record.
  Military Records
  Land Records & Maps
  Church & Bible Records
  Court, Wills & Probate Records

  City & Farm Directories
  • Search City & Farm Directories
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  Genealogy & Family History Resources
  Biographies, Correspondence & Diaries
  Occupations, Education & Institutions
  Ethnic Genealogy Resources
  History & Culture
  Museums & Historical Places
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