Jackson County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jackson County'''  
 
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| building address = Jackson County Courthouse<br>275 Portsmouth Street<br>Jackson, Ohio 45640<br>[http://www.jacksoncountygovernment.org/ Jackson County Website]
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1816</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1816<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1816<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Jackson County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Jackson County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Jackson County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Jackson County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]], [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties 12 January 1816.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]], [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties 12 January 1816.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Jackson  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Jackson  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (north){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (south){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (southwest){{·}}[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (northwest){{·}}[[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (west)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (north){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (south){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (southwest){{·}}[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (northwest){{·}}[[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (west)
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==== History  ====
 
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The county is named after War of 1812 hero [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/Jackson_County,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after War of 1812 hero [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/Jackson_County,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2077&o_xid=8911&o_lid=8911 Ohio Land Records] $
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County%2C_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County%2C_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio]
  
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=== References  ===
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio Wikipedia]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio Wikipedia]

Revision as of 17:35, 15 August 2012

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Jackson County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Jackson County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 1, 1816
County Seat Jackson
Courthouse
Jackson County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Jackson County Courthouse
275 Portsmouth Street
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Jackson County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1816
1867
1816
1819
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Athens, Gallia, Ross, and Scioto Counties 12 January 1816.[1]
  • County Seat: Jackson
  • Neighboring Counties: Jackson County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Vinton (north) · Lawrence (south) · Scioto (southwest) · Pike (northwest) · Gallia (southeast) · Pike (west)

Ohio Digital Collections




Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

  • Many Court for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[3]

Local Histories

Land and Property


Maps

Military

-1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Companies A and H
- World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 $

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Resource Guide

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Divorce

  • Many Divorce Records for Jackson County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. "Jackson County, Indiana," Wikipedia.