Jackson County, Mississippi Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
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:- [[9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
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:- [[17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry|17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
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:*'''1814''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. (browse under Hancock, Jackson, Mobile)
 
:*'''1814''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|Territorial Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free. (browse under Hancock, Jackson, Mobile)
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 23:02, 5 April 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png Mississippi  Gotoarrow.png Jackson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Parent County

1812--Jackson County was created 18 December 1812 from the Mobile District.
County seat: Pascagoula [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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