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Jackson County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the U.S. highlighting Florida
Location of Florida in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 12, 1822
County Seat Marianna
Courthouse

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

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

Parent County

1822--Jackson County was created 12 August 1822 from Escambia County.
County seat: Marianna [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 30, 1848 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sink Creek

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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

 

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