Jackson County, Ohio

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Revision as of 19:26, 29 April 2013

Guide to Jackson County Ohio genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records
Jackson County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Jackson County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Jackson County Courthouse
275 Portsmouth Street
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Jackson County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1816
1867
1816
1819
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Athens, Gallia, Ross, and Scioto Counties 12 January 1816.[1]
  • County Seat: Jackson
  • Neighboring Counties: Jackson County, Ohio residents may also have records in [2]Vinton (north) · Lawrence (south) · Scioto (southwest) · Pike (northwest) · Gallia (southeast) · Pike (west)

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries


Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Ohio Gravestones

Names in Stone

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census and Directories

Church Records

Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson County, Ohio Church Records in online catalogs like:

Court Records

  • Many Court for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[3]

Local Histories

Land and Property


Maps

Military

-1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Companies A and H
- World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 $

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Finding More Ohio Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson County, Ohio newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
226 East Main Street
Jackson, OH 45630
Phone: 740.286.2006 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records
County Health Department has death and burial records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; County
Recorder has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Resource Guide

Schools

Taxation

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson County, Ohio Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Divorce

  • Many Divorce Records for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. "Jackson County, Indiana," Wikipedia.