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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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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[[Image:Jcindianacout.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]
  
 
== 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 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>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1815--'''Jackson County was created 18 December 1815&nbsp;from Washington, Clark and 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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bartholomew County, Indiana|Bartholomew]]
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*[[Brown County, Indiana|Brown]]
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*[[Jennings County, Indiana|Jennings]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Indiana|Lawrence]]
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*[[Monroe County, Indiana|Monroe]]
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*[[Scott County, Indiana|Scott]]
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*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Jackson County Cemeteries - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/cemeteries/index.htm INGenWeb]
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*- see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
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==== Census  ====
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{{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])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''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>
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*Jackson County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Jackson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*Jackson County Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/map.htm INGenWeb]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*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]
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Civil War
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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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*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K,
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*[[6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|6th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/6coh.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies K, L, and M
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company C
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment,]] Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and H
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*[[22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|22nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/22cob.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[25th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|25th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/25cog.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[32nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|32nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A, and Reorganized Company B
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*[[67th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|67th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and F
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*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/93cof.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[117th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|117th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company H
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*[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/120coh.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|130th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D
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*[[140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|140th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, and K;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/140cok.htm INGenWeb ]K only
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*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, F, and G;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/145cof.htm INGenWeb]&nbsp; F only
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops<br>
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Civil War Book
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*''"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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==== Occupations  ====
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Directory of Teachers for Jackson County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital 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>
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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>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <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>
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*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.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.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197549&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

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)

Jcindianacout.jpg

History

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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

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

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

Maps

  • Jackson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

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 Book

  • "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

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate

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)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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