Jackson County, Kentucky Genealogy

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[http://www.jacksoncountyky.us/ Jackson County Court]<br>Main Street<br>McKee, KY 40447<br>Phone: 606.287.7811&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.jacksoncountyky.us/ Jackson County Court]<br>Main Street<br>McKee, KY 40447<br>Phone: 606.287.7811&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Kentucky "Jackson County, Kentucky,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Kentucky "Jackson County, Kentucky,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[[Kentucky_Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
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*'''1860-1969''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 1 (1860-1969)|access=browse}} has been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1860-1969''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 1 (1860-1969)|access=browse}} has been digitized by FamilySearch - free.

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Founded February 2, 1858
County Seat McKee
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Contents

Quick Dates

Jackson County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Jackson County Court
Main Street
McKee, KY 40447
Phone: 606.287.7811 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records. [1]

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[2]

Parent County

1858--Jackson County was created 2 February 1858 from Madison, Estill, Owsley, Clay, Laurel and Rockcastle Counties.
County seat: McKee [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1827--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alcorn Eberle Loam Privett
Annville Eglon Macedonia Royrader
Atkinstown Egypt Maulden Sand Springs
Blanton Flats Elias McKee Sandgap
Bond Foxtown Mildred Sourwood
Bradshaw Gray Hawk Moores Creek Threelinks
Brazil Green Hill Morrill Tyner
Clover Botton Herd Mummie Waneta
Cornelius High Knob New Zion Welchburg
Dabolt Hisel Olin Wind Cave
Datha Hurley Peoples Zekes Point
Drip Rock Kerby Knob

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18603,087
18704,54747.3%
18806,67846.9%
18908,26123.7%
190010,56127.8%
191010,7341.6%
192011,6878.9%
193010,467−10.4%
194016,33956.1%
195013,101−19.8%
196010,677−18.5%
197010,005−6.3%
198011,99619.9%
199011,955−0.3%
200013,49512.9%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21109.txt

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

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, Kentucky page 271, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Jackson County, Kentucky," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).