Jackson County, Kentucky Genealogy

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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)]]
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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>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:58, 25 May 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Jackson County

Contents

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse, McKee, Ky.

History

President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[1]

Parent County

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

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

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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