Jackson County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jackson_County,_North_Carolina|Jackson County]]''  
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Guide to '''Jackson County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jackson County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.jcncgs.com/index2.htm Jackson Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-jackson.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 29
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| seat wl = Sylva
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jacksonnc.org/ Jackson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>401 Grind Stass Road Room 103<br>States, NC 28677 <br>Phone: 828-586-7532 <br>
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Register&nbsp;of deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial&nbsp;and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probaet and court records from 1851<br>Jackson created from Haywood and Macon 29 Jan 1851<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>[[Image:Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
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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/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851'''--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|Haywood]] and [[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon]] Counties. '''County seat''': Sylva <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1851'''--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Haywood County, North Carolina|Haywood]] and [[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]] Counties. <br>'''County seat''': Sylva <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|Haywood]]
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*[[Haywood County, North Carolina|Haywood]]  
*[[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon]]
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*[[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]]  
*[[Oconee_County,_South_Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Swain_County,_North_Carolina|Swain]]
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]
*[[Transylvania_County,_North_Carolina|Transylvania]]
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*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]  
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*[[Transylvania County, North Carolina|Transylvania]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncjackson.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncjackson.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
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==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Ethnic Research  ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/sketchofcherokee00youn Sketch of the Cherokee people on the Indian Reservation of North Carolina] (1894)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1868-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1868-1955)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cherokee North Carolina Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jackson/%7CJackson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191130&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Guide to Jackson County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jackson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1851
County Seat Sylva
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
401 Grind Stass Road Room 103
States, NC 28677
Phone: 828-586-7532

Register of deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probaet and court records from 1851
Jackson created from Haywood and Macon 29 Jan 1851[1]
Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

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

Parent County

1851--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851 from Haywood and Macon Counties.
County seat: Sylva [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records missing, reason unknown.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncjackson.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Jackson County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Ethnic Research

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

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, North Carolina. Page 510 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).