Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jackson County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1815 | founded date = December 18 | seat = Brownstown | building image = | building address = Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jackson County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1815 | founded date = December 18 | seat = Brownstown | building image = | building address = Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116}}  
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1816; Co Aud has land rec)
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== History  ==
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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,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] 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,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
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==== Populated Places ====
 
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'''1815--'''Jackson County was created 18 December 1815&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]], [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] and [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Brownstown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1815--'''Jackson County was created 18 December 1815&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]], [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] and [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson ]]Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
 
*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
  
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*- see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
 
*- see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*''History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library] , Digital version: [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofjackson01chic#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive] <br>
 
*''History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library] , Digital version: [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofjackson01chic#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive] <br>
  
 
*Jackson County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/hist/ Linkpendium]
 
*Jackson County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Land and Property  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*Jackson County Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/map.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Jackson County Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/map.htm INGenWeb]
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*Jackson County Military - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/index.htm INGenWeb] <br>
 
*Jackson County Military - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/index.htm INGenWeb] <br>
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*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
  
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'''Civil War'''
  
 
Civil War service men from Jackson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Jackson County.  
 
Civil War service men from Jackson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Jackson County.  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops<br>
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops<br>
  
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''Civil War Books''
  
 
*''"Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) Page 532-580,&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
 
*''"Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) Page 532-580,&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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===== County Courthouse =====
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Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1816; Co Aud has land rec)
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Jackson County, Indiana
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Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1815
County Seat Brownstown
Courthouse
Address Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116

Contents

Historical Facts

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]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1815--Jackson County was created 18 December 1815 from Washington, Clark and Jefferson Counties.[2]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Jackson County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. : Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)  977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library , Digital version: Internet Archive

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

  • Jackson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jackson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Jackson County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. : Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) Page 532-580,  977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1816; Co Aud has land rec)

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Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

References

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