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== What is in the Collection? ==
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== What is in This Collection? ==
  
 
The collection consists of a population census for the State of Florida for the year 1945. This is an every-name list of the state's inhabitants. The census is arranged alphabetically by county and then geographically by election precinct. All counties within the state are represented, although some election precincts are missing. The records are segregated by race. The collection details include an estimated precinct locality that is based on the census precinct number within a county.  
 
The collection consists of a population census for the State of Florida for the year 1945. This is an every-name list of the state's inhabitants. The census is arranged alphabetically by county and then geographically by election precinct. All counties within the state are represented, although some election precincts are missing. The records are segregated by race. The collection details include an estimated precinct locality that is based on the census precinct number within a county.  
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For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1457855/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1457855/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
===To Browse this Collection===
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=== Image Visibility ===
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
  
 
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== Collection Content  ==
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
=== Sample Image ===
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The following information may be found in these records:
 
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Florida 1945 State Census.jpg|1945 Census Example
 
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
 
The records usually include:  
 
  
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'''Census'''
 
*Name of each person in household  
 
*Name of each person in household  
 
*Address  
 
*Address  
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*Level of education
 
*Level of education
  
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Image ===
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know:  
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<gallery>
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Image:Florida 1945 State Census.jpg|1945 Census Example
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== How Do I Search This Collection?  ==
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:  
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*The name of your ancestor
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*The approximate age of your ancestor
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*The place and address where your ancestor lived
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*The names of family members and their relationships
  
*The name of your ancestor.
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=== Search the Index ===
*The approximate age of your ancestor.
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{{Search Collection Link
*The place and address where your ancestor lived.
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*The names of family members and their relationships.
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=== View the Images ===
'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1457855?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:'''<br>Fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1457855|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
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#Select the '''County'''<br>
'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1457855/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>
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#Select the '''Precinct number, est. precinct locality-town''' to view the images.
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1457855 Florida State Census, 1945]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
⇒Select "County" <br>
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
⇒Select "Precinct number, est. precinct locality-town"  which takes you to the images.  
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
 
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
 
 
 
With either search keep in mind:
 
 
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
 
 
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Search_Tips_and_Tricks FamilySearch Tips and Tricks]].
 
{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1457855 Florida state census, 1945]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
  
 
==What Do I Do Next? ==
 
==What Do I Do Next? ==
When you have located your ancestor’s census record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family.  
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When you have located your ancestor’s census record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details.  
=== I Found Who I Was Looking for, What Now?===
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?===
*Use the census information to search for birth records.
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*Add any new information to your records
*Use the census information to search for church records.
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*Search for birth, marriage, and death records
*Use the census information to search for land records.
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*Search for land and probate records
*Use the census information to search for the family in additional county and state records.
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*Use the census information to search for the family in additional county and state records
=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
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=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names  
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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=== Research Helps ===
*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Florida, United States Genealogy|Florida]].
*There is also the possibility that a family was missed in the census.
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* [[GuidedResearch:Florida|Florida Guided Research]]
 
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* [[Florida Record Finder]]
For a summary of this information see the wiki article: [[United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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* [[Florida Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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* [[Step-by-Step Florida Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
  
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found.  Identifying you sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found.  Identifying you sources helps others find the records you used.
  
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Florida, 
United States
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Location of Florida
Record Description
Record Type State Census
Collection years 1945
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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State Archives, Tallahassee


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of a population census for the State of Florida for the year 1945. This is an every-name list of the state's inhabitants. The census is arranged alphabetically by county and then geographically by election precinct. All counties within the state are represented, although some election precincts are missing. The records are segregated by race. The collection details include an estimated precinct locality that is based on the census precinct number within a county.

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Florida State Census, 1945.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Census

  • Name of each person in household
  • Address
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Birth place
  • Occupation
  • Level of education

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Image[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The approximate age of your ancestor
  • The place and address where your ancestor lived
  • The names of family members and their relationships

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the County
  2. Select the Precinct number, est. precinct locality-town to view the images.


How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s census record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Search for birth, marriage, and death records
  • Search for land and probate records
  • Use the census information to search for the family in additional county and state records

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Florida.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying you sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.