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Welcome to the 
 Glades County GenWeb Project



Glades County was created on the 23rd of April 1921.
It was formed from Desoto County.
It was named for the Florida Everglades.
Moore Haven Courthouse  1929
 Glade County in red


Resource Links
 City of Moore Haven History
Florida Death Index  1877 - 1939
 Glades County Marriage Book 1

Some Lee County Marriages

Florida Marriages 1837 - 1974
The Caloosahatchee River
1926 The Great Miami Hurricane

The town of Moore Haven on the south side of Lake Okeechobee was 
completely flooded by lake surge from the hurricane.
Hundreds of people in Moore Haven alone were killed by
this surge, which left behind floodwaters 
in the town for weeks afterward.



 World War I Service Cards
1885 Census Index w/images
1935 Census Index w/images
A Guide to the Southern-Most State
by Federal Writers' Project
Glades County Historical Society
 P.O. Box 10, 
Moore Haven 33471-0100
1940 Census Index w/images
1945 Census Index w/images

Native Americans
Preserving their Dignity
Tampa Bay Magazine Jan-Feb 1991
[Seminole] Indian Affairs: (Treaties) 
by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler  1904
A narrative of the early days and remembrances of Oceola Nikkanochee, ... 
by Andrew Welch  1841

Glades County Mailing List
Glades County Message Board
Findagrave for Glades County
Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation Cemetery

Muse Cemetery

Ortona Cemetery (Grave site owners)

Neighboring Counties
    and their origination dates  
Charlotte  1921
Lee  1887
Desoto  1887
Martin 1925
Highlands 1921
Okeechobee 1917
 Hendry  1923
Palm Beach  1909
 Florida County Links

USGenWeb Project
Florida GenWeb Project, Inc.
 Florida State Coordinator
Fran Smith
Florida Executions
Pioneer Descendant Certification Program
View a list of Documented Pioneers
Florida Obituary Index
Search the Florida USGenWeb Archives Project
Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials (PALMM)
Florida - USGenWeb Archives
State Archives of Florida
Florida History Links
World GenWeb Project
Florida Resources via RootsWeb
LDS Research Outline for Florida


Rootsweb Message Boards - Region
Genforum - Region
Rootsweb Message Boards - Surname
Genforum - Surnames

Glades County Map 1932 


Suggests, comments & donations of material are welcomed

Glades County Coordinator Laura Lee Scott

a part of the Original FLGenWeb Project, Inc.

Updated  May 22, 2012

This page copyrighted by Laura Lee Scott   2011 - 2012