Jackson County, Georgia

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| county = Jackson County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1796
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat = Jefferson
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| building address = Jackson County Courthouse<br>67 Athens Street<br>PO Box 68<br>Jefferson, GA 30549-0068<br>Phone: 706.367.6360<br>[http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/ '''Jackson County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Jackson County Georgia Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br> 67 Athens Street<br> PO Box 68;<br> Jefferson, GA 30549-0068<br> Phone: 706.367.6360&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has land&nbsp;and probate&nbsp;records from 1796,<br> marriage records from 1803, birth records from 1919, death records from 1927 and tax records&nbsp;from 1800<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Clerk Superior Court has land&nbsp;and probate&nbsp;records from 1796,<br> marriage records from 1803, birth records from 1919, death records from 1927 and tax records&nbsp;from 1800<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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Jackson County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1796
County Seat Jefferson
Courthouse
Address Jackson County Courthouse
67 Athens Street
PO Box 68
Jefferson, GA 30549-0068
Phone: 706.367.6360
Jackson County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Jackson County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has land and probate records from 1796,
marriage records from 1803, birth records from 1919, death records from 1927 and tax records from 1800[1]

History

Parent County

1796--Jackson County was created 11 February 1796 from Franklin County. County seat:  Jefferson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries 

  Jackson County Cemeteries by Jeannette Holland Austin Georgia Pioneers

Church

Court

Land 

Local Histories

  • Hardman, Thomas Colquitt. History of Harmony Grove-Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia. Athens, Ga.: Printed by the McGregor Co., c1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Wilson, G. J. N. The Early History of Jackson County, Georgia: "The Writings of the Late G.J.N. Wilson, Embracing Some of the Early History of Jackson County": The First Settlers, 1784: Formation and Boundaries to the Present Time: Records of the Talasee Colony: Struggles of the Colonies of Yamacutah, Groaning Rock, Fort Yargo, Stonethrow and Thomocoggan. Jefferson, Ga.: W.E. White, c1914. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

1885-1886 (from newspapers)

Military

Civil War
  • Ledford, Karen Ann Thompson. These Men Wore Grey Genealogical, Military, and Interment Records of Confederate Soldiers. (Toccoa, Georgia : K.T. Ledford, c1998-c2001), 7 Volumes. Each volume contains bibliographical references and full-name index. Contents: v. 1. Franklin County -- v. 2. Habersham County --v. 3. Stephens County -- v. 4. Rabun County --v. 5. White County -- v. 6. Banks County -- v. 7. Jackson County. Book found at FHL 975.8 V3L and Other Libraries.

Newspapers

Probate 

1.  Wills 1802-1860 (abstracted) Georgia Pioneers

2.  Wills 1802-1860 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers

3.  Index to Wills and Appraisements 1796-1814 Georgia Pioneers

4.  Index to Wills and Appraisements 1860-1888 Georgia Pioneers

5.  Inferior Court Minutes Georgia Pioneers

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, Georgia. Page 156 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).