Jackson County, Florida

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| county = Jackson County
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jackson_County,_Florida|Jackson County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jacksoncountyfl.net/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>2864 Madison Court; PO Box 510; <br>Marianna, FL 32447<br>Ph. 850.482.9552
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Clerk Circuit&nbsp;Court has marriage records from 1845, land records from 1824, <br>divorce, divorce, military and court records from 1900. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Florida Page 135 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]
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The county is named after [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/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1822--'''Jackson County was created from Escambia County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Marianna <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1822--'''Jackson County was created 12 August 1822&nbsp;from [[Escambia County, Florida|Escambia]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Marianna <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''November 30, 1848 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged. {{Fire}} For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bay County, Florida|Bay]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Florida|Calhoun]]
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*[[Decatur County, Georgia|Decatur County, Georgia]]
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*[[Gadsden County, Florida|Gadsden]]
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*[[Geneva County, Alabama|Geneva County, Alabama]]
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*[[Holmes County, Florida|Holmes]]
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*[[Houston County, Alabama|Houston County, Alabama]]
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*[[Liberty County, Florida|Liberty]]
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*[[Seminole County, Georgia|Seminole County, Georgia]]
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*[[Washington County, Florida|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|Florida}}
  
 
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*Sink Creek
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Marianna Florida Family History Center]]
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**Marianna, Florida
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192261&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Jackson/ Jackson County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fljackso/index.html Jackson County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:47, 27 December 2012

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Jackson County, Florida
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Founded August 12, 1822
County Seat Marianna
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Contents

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
2864 Madison Court; PO Box 510;
Marianna, FL 32447
Ph. 850.482.9552

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1845, land records from 1824,
divorce, divorce, military and court records from 1900. [1]

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[2]

Parent County

1822--Jackson County was created 12 August 1822 from Escambia County.
County seat: Marianna [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 30, 1848 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
Fire.png
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sink Creek

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Florida Page 135 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Andrew Jackson," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).