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Guide to Jackson County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jackson County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
County Seat Independence
Courthouse

Contents

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Blue Springs Cemetery (Find a Grave)
    2800 Southwest Walnut Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321

BillionGraves:

Church

Catholic

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City

  • 1834-1876 - Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Baptism Index 1834-1876. Batch C511801 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1846-1876 - Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1846-1876. Batch M511801 at FamilySearch - free.[1]

St. Mary's, Independence

  • 1848-1876 - St. Mary's, Independence, Baptism Index 1848-1876. Batch C511981 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1850-1883 - St. Mary's, Independence, Marriage Index 1850-1883. Batch M511981 at FamilySearch - free.[1]

St. Patrick's, Kansas City

  • 1869-1885 - St. Patrick's, Kansas City, Baptism Index 1869-1885. Batch C515221 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1869-1885 - St. Patrick's, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch M515221 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Independence Dist
  • Centropolis
  • Independence
  • Kansas City

City Directories

Court

Land

Local Histories

The History of Jackson county, Missouri containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., biographical sketches of its citizens, Jackson county in the late war... history of Missouri, map of Jackson county ... (1881) 1006 pages, is available online free from Google Books.

Google Books has several books on Kansas City and its residents including:

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jackson County, Missouri for European and African American settlers included:

Military

  • Fold3.com ($) has Civil War and other military records available online.
Civil War
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles was fought in Jackson County

Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage.
  • 1827-1860 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1827-1860. Batch M515211 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1827-1872 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1827-1872. Batch M515212 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1872-1881 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1872-1881. Batch M515213 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
  • 1881-1885 - Jackson County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch M515214 at FamilySearch - free.[1]
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

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

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Missouri, Jackson, Voter Registration (FamilySearch Historical  Records)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
  8. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  9. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 16 August 2012)

 

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