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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > 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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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jackson County'''
  
*[http://www.jacksoncountymunicipalcourt.com/ Jackson County Municipal Court]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
*[http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/county.cfm&id=39079# Jackson County, Ohio Courthouse]
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== History  ==
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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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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jackson County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <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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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1816</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1816<br></center>
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| 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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==== Parent County  ====
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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>  
 
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*'''County Seat: '''Jackson
'''1816--'''Jackson County was created 12 January 1816&nbsp;from [[Scioto_County,_Ohio|Scioto]], [[Gallia_County,_Ohio|Gallia]], [[Athens_County,_Ohio|Athens]], and [[Ross_County,_Ohio|Ross]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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)
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/boundary.htm Jackson County Ohio Boundary Changes]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/boundary.htm Jackson County Ohio Boundary Changes]  
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*Interactive map of Jackson County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
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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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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[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://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8057&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1840] $  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1420441 United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850]  
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*[[United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8756&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8756&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1401638 United States Census, 1850]  
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*[[United States Census 1850]]  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1473181 United States Census, 1860]&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 $]  
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*[[United States Census 1860]]&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 $]  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1438024 United States Census, 1870]  
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*[[United States Census 1870]]  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1417683 United States Census, 1880] (Index only)  
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*[[United States Census 1880]] (Index only)  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1880] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1880] $  
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*[[United States Census 1880]]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1890 Veterans Schedule ]$  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1890 Veterans Schedule ]$  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States Census, 1900]  
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*[[United States Census 1890]]
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*[[United States Census 1900]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/ed1900.htm Jackson County 1900 Census Enumeration Districts]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/ed1900.htm Jackson County 1900 Census Enumeration Districts]  
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*[[United States Census 1900]]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1910] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1910] $  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1488411 United States Census, 1920]  
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*[[United States Census 1920]]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1930] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1930] $  
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*[[United States Census 1920]]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1930 Merchant Seamen] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 United States Census, 1930 Merchant Seamen] $  
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*[[United States Census 1930]]
 
*[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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=412736&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+Court+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*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}}.
  
==== Ethnic Groups  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== 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
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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.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/jackson/jacksonco_cems.htm 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=454430&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+Land+and+property&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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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://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AJackson+County+%28Ohio%29+History.&qt=hot_subject Jackson county, Ohio, History]&nbsp;(WorldCat)  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AJackson+County+%28Ohio%29+History.&qt=hot_subject Jackson county, Ohio, History]&nbsp;(WorldCat)  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=P7qHs9BD4JAC&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=%22jackson+county+ohio%22+military&source=bl&ots=lOaOwps4Y3&sig=N6DaCrwg5bASeFE1cui4wa9dQh4&hl=en&ei=R3XmSoOvOIfqsQOusNmoBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CBoQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22jackson%20county%20ohio%22%20military&f=false History &amp; Families of Jackson County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=P7qHs9BD4JAC&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=%22jackson+county+ohio%22+military&source=bl&ots=lOaOwps4Y3&sig=N6DaCrwg5bASeFE1cui4wa9dQh4&hl=en&ei=R3XmSoOvOIfqsQOusNmoBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CBoQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22jackson%20county%20ohio%22%20military&f=false History &amp; Families of Jackson County, Ohio]  
*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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=426645&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+History&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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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
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*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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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/jackson.htm 1877 Jackson County Map from Military History of Ohio]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/jackson.htm 1877 Jackson County Map from Military History of Ohio]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/images/se-ohio-contour-map.jpg Southeast Ohio Map from U. S. Geological Survey]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/images/se-ohio-contour-map.jpg Southeast Ohio Map from U. S. Geological Survey]  
*Many Maps 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=454429&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+Maps&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Maps 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|454429|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/mho-main-page.htm Miltary History Of Ohio-Jackson County Edition]  
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*'''General'''<br>- [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/mho-main-page.htm Miltary History Of Ohio-Jackson County Edition]  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/jackson/jacksonco_hist_vetsofrevwar.htm Veterans of the Revolution]  
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*'''Revolutionary War '''<br>- [http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/jackson/jacksonco_hist_vetsofrevwar.htm Veterans of the Revolution]  
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/jackson1.htm Jackson County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force]
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*'''Civil War '''<br>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.
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::-[[1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]], Companies A and H
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:*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/military/civilwar/main.aspx Civil War Collection]&nbsp;$
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*'''World War I '''<br>- [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards ]$
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*'''World War II '''<br>- [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/jackson1.htm Jackson County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force]
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:- [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946] $
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=455633&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+Naturalization+and+citizenship&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*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 {{FHL|455633|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/willbka.htm Index to Will Book "A" of Jackson County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohjackso/willbka.htm Index to Will Book "A" of Jackson County, Ohio]
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*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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==== Repositories  ====
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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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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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]
  
 
==== Resource Guide  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*[http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]
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*[[Ohio Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Tax Records 1800-1850]]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. 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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*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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===== Marriage  =====
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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  =====
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*'''[[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.  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1844, and 1958-2002] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1844, and 1958-2002] $  
 
*[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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=1049985&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson+%2D+Divorce+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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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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*[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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== 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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== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196275&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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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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=== References  ===
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== References  ==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Ohio Jackson County, Ohio Wikipedia]
  
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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.