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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jackson County'''
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jackson County'''
  
== &nbsp;&nbsp;Historical Facts  ==
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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]]'''
 
| 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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*'''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;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;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, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_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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*'''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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== County Courthouse  ==
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*[http://www.jacksoncountymunicipalcourt.com/ Jackson County Municipal Court]
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*[http://www.jacksoncountygovernment.org/ Jackson County, Ohio&nbsp;Government Web Portal]
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]
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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>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Bible Records ====
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/gnis.htm U. S. Geological Survey - National Mapping Information]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/nameorig.htm Origins of Jackson County Place Names]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County%2C_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio]
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]]
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*[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]]
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*[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]]
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*[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]]
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*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/1930rd1.htm 1930 Jackson County Rural Directory], Including Oak Hill, Coalton, Byer, Roads, Ray, Cove
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/1930rd1.htm 1930 Jackson County Rural Directory], Including Oak Hill, Coalton, Byer, Roads, Ray, Cove
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]  
 
*[http://www.catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]  
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*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39079.cfm# Jackson County, Ohio Churches]
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39079.cfm# Jackson County, Ohio Churches]
  
==== Court  ====
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==== 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 {{FHL|412736|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*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 {{FHL|412736|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
 
*[http://ohio.llgc.org.uk/co-jacksongallia.php The Wales-Ohio Project], digitzing the archive of the Welsh in Ohio
 
*[http://ohio.llgc.org.uk/co-jacksongallia.php The Wales-Ohio Project], digitzing the archive of the Welsh in Ohio
 
===== Germans  =====
 
  
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/funeralh.htm Jackson County Funeral Homes]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/funeralh.htm Jackson County Funeral Homes]
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/lclgovt.htm For Land Information, Deeds, Mortgages, Mapes, Early Surveys]
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Land Records Bureau of Land Management Database]
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*Many Land 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 {{FHL|454430|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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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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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== History  ====
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]
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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>
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*Excerpts of ''[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/PDF%20docs/History%20of%20Jackson%20County%20-%20Henry%20Howe.pdf History of Jackson County]'', (1816-1889)  
 
*Excerpts of ''[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/PDF%20docs/History%20of%20Jackson%20County%20-%20Henry%20Howe.pdf History of Jackson County]'', (1816-1889)  
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*''[http://books.google.com/books?id=3CsVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA64&lpg=PA64&dq=%22jackson+county+ohio%22+references&source=bl&ots=mV0ri7sdo2&sig=M1ndePp3mgv3CTlEdUyeqZ4kMmg&hl=en&ei=53zmSofDJIf-sgOB1fGnBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CBsQ6AEwBjgK#v=onepage&q=&f=false A History of Jackson County]'', Ohio by Daniel Webster  
 
*''[http://books.google.com/books?id=3CsVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA64&lpg=PA64&dq=%22jackson+county+ohio%22+references&source=bl&ots=mV0ri7sdo2&sig=M1ndePp3mgv3CTlEdUyeqZ4kMmg&hl=en&ei=53zmSofDJIf-sgOB1fGnBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CBsQ6AEwBjgK#v=onepage&q=&f=false A History of Jackson County]'', Ohio by Daniel Webster  
 
*Many History 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 {{FHL|426645|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many History 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 {{FHL|426645|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/lclgovt.htm For Land Information, Deeds, Mortgages, Mapes, Early Surveys]
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Land Records Bureau of Land Management Database]
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*Many Land 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 {{FHL|454430|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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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://www.timesjournal.com/ The Times-Journal]  
 
*[http://www.timesjournal.com/ The Times-Journal]  
 
*[http://lillianjones.museum.com/J%20N%20I.htm Newspapers available for Jackson County, Ohio]
 
*[http://lillianjones.museum.com/J%20N%20I.htm Newspapers available for Jackson County, Ohio]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/willbka.htm Index to Will Book "A" of Jackson County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/willbka.htm Index to Will Book "A" of Jackson County, Ohio]  
 
*Many Probate 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 {{FHL|496662|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Probate 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 {{FHL|496662|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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*[http://www.jacksoncountymunicipalcourt.com/ Jackson County Municipal Court]
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*[http://www.jacksoncountygovernment.org/ Jackson County, Ohio&nbsp;Government Web Portal]
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Jackson-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Jackson County Courthouse]<br> 226 East Main Street<br>Jackson, OH 45630<br> Phone: 740.286.2006&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records <br>County Health Department hsa death and burial records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; County<br> Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Ohio. Page 543 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*[http://www.youseemore.com/jacksoncity/ Jackson City Library]
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*[http://www.youseemore.com/oakhill/ Oak Hill Public Library]
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*[http://www.youseemore.com/sylvester/default.asp Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library]
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===== Museums  =====
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*[http://lillianjones.museum.com/welcome.html Lillian E. Jones Museum &amp; The Carriage House Genealogy Center]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/welshmus.htm Welsh-American Heritage Museum]
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/ Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Many Vital 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 {{FHL|370878|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/bmdrecs.htm Jackson County, Birth, Death and Marriage Records]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900]&nbsp;$
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/jackson/jacksonco_marr.htm Jackson County, Ohio Marriages 1791-1898]
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===== Death  =====
  
 
*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
 
*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
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*[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/Research%20data/Jackson%20Co.%20deaths.htm Jackson County, Ohio Deaths]  
 
*[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/Research%20data/Jackson%20Co.%20deaths.htm Jackson County, Ohio Deaths]  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/jackson/deathindex.html Jackson County, Ohio Death Certificates]  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/jackson/deathindex.html Jackson County, Ohio Death Certificates]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/bmdrecs.htm Jackson County, Birth, Death and Marriage Records]
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*[http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/ Ohio Death Records &amp; Indexes]
*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 {{FHL|1049985|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/jackson/jacksonco_marr.htm Jackson County, Ohio Marriages 1791-1898]
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*[http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/ Ohio Death Records &amp; Indexes]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/lclgovt.htm Jackson County Local Government Information]
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*Many Vital 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 {{FHL|370878|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Divorce ====
  
*[http://www.youseemore.com/jacksoncity/ Jackson City Library]
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*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 {{FHL|1049985|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
*[http://www.youseemore.com/oakhill/ Oak Hill Public Library]
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*[http://www.youseemore.com/sylvester/default.asp Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library]
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*[http://lillianjones.museum.com/welcome.html Lillian E. Jones Museum &amp; The Carriage House Genealogy Center]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/welshmus.htm Welsh-American Heritage Museum]
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*[http://www.jacksoncountyohiogen.com/ Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/jackson.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/jackson.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/gnis.htm U. S. Geological Survey - National Mapping Information]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/nameorig.htm Origins of Jackson County Place Names]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County%2C_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio]
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Revision as of 00:56, 29 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Jackson County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Jackson County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Jackson County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Jackson County Courthouse
275 Portsmouth Street
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Jackson County Website
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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 residents may also have records in [2]Vinton (north) · Lawrence (south) · Scioto (southwest) · Pike (northwest) · Gallia (southeast) · Pike (west)

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

Jackson County Courthouse
226 East Main Street
Jackson, OH 45630
Phone: 740.286.2006 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records
County Health Department hsa death and burial records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; County
Recorder has land records[1]

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. 1.0 1.1 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.