Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy

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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)

Revision as of 20:21, 27 April 2011

United States  > Indiana > Jackson County

Contents

County Courthouse

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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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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