Jackson County, Alabama

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The county is named after War of 1812 hero [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Alabama "Jackson County, Alabama,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after War of 1812 hero [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Alabama "Jackson County, Alabama,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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'''1819'''--Jackson County was created 13 December 1819&nbsp;from the Cherokee Cession of 1816.&nbsp; <br>'''County seat''': Scottsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1819'''--Jackson County was created 13 December 1819&nbsp;from the Cherokee Cession of 1816.<br>'''County seat''': Scottsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:30, 4 April 2012


Jackson County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1819
County Seat Scottsboro
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Jackson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Parent County

1819--Jackson County was created 13 December 1819 from the Cherokee Cession of 1816.
County seat: Scottsboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bridgeport Higdon Paint Rock Section
Bryant Hollywood Pisgah Skyline
Dutton Hytop Pleasant Groves Stevenson
Flat Rock Langston Scottsboro Woodville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

For tips on accessing Jackson County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Probate Court Land Index

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

  • Blevins, Jerry. Sequatchie Valley Soldiers in the Civil War: Bledsoe, Grundy, Marion and Sequatchie Counties in Tennessee and Jackson County in Alabama. Huntsville, Ala.: J. Blevins, 1990. FHL US/CAN Book 976.87 M2b.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Jackson County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. "Jackson County, Alabama," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).