Jackson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Jackson County Courthouse<br> 3109 Canty St; PO Box 998; <br>Pascagoula, MS 39567<br> Phone: 228.769.3091&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce&nbsp;and probate Records;<br>justice of the peace dockets from 1875; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage reocrds has <br>marriage records&nbsp;rec from 1875<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Mississippi page 379, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.co.jackson.ms.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>3109 Canty St; PO Box 998; <br>Pascagoula, MS 39567<br>Phone: 228.769.3091&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce&nbsp;and probate Records;<br>justice of the peace dockets from 1875; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage reocrds has <br>marriage records&nbsp;rec from 1875<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Mississippi page 379, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:17, 6 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
3109 Canty St; PO Box 998;
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Phone: 228.769.3091 

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate Records;
justice of the peace dockets from 1875;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage reocrds has
marriage records rec from 1875[1]

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[2]

Parent County

1812--Jackson County was created 18 December 1812 from the Mobile District.
County seat: Pascagoula [3] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • 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. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Live Oak Rifles
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Steede’s Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Steede’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Mississippi page 379, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Andrew Jackson," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).