Jackson County, Indiana

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*Jackson County Cemeteries - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/cemeteries/index.htm INGenWeb]
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*Jackson County Cemeteries - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/cemeteries/index.htm INGenWeb]
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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])
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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

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).