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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Jackson County'' [[Image:Or-jackson.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Jackson County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Jackson County''
  
== [http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ County Courthouse, 1932]  ==
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[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Jackson County Courthouse]] Jackson County Courthouse<br>Room 216<br>10 South Oakdale<br>Medford, OR 97501  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]][http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>10 S Oakdale Avenue<br>Medford, OR 97501<br>Phone: 541.776.6147&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1853 <br>and&nbsp;voter registration from 1952.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
 
*Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
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== Quick History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
[[Image:Jackson-andrew.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Andrew Jackson, seventh President of United States]]  
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{{Wikipedia|Jackson County, Oregon}} [[Image:Jackson-andrew.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson], seventh president of the United States.  
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Named for {{wpd|Andrew Jackson}}, seventh president of the United States.  
 
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''12 January 1852:''' Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''12 January 1852:''' Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHLC}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*Parts taken for: <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Parts taken for:
  
 
'''22 December 1853:''' [[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] County  
 
'''22 December 1853:''' [[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] County  
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'''22 January 1856:''' [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] County  
 
'''22 January 1856:''' [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] County  
  
'''24 October 1874:''' [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] County
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'''24 October 1874:''' [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] County  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
  
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*Ashland
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*Butte Falls
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*Central Point
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[[Ashland, Oregon|Ashland]] | [[Butte Falls, Oregon|Butte Falls]] | [[Central Point, Oregon|Central Point]] | [[Eagle Point, Oregon|Eagle Point]] | [[Gold Hill, Oregon|Gold Hill]] | [[Jacksonville, Oregon|Jacksonville]] | [[Medford, Oregon|Medford]] | [[Phoenix, Oregon|Phoenix]] | [[Rogue River, Oregon|Rogue River]] | [[Shady Cove, Oregon|Shady Cove]] | [[Talent, Oregon|Talent]]
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*Gold Hill  
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*Jacksonville
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*[[Medford, Oregon|Medford]]
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*Phoenix
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*Rogue River
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*Shady Cove
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*Talent
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[[Applegate, Oregon|Applegate]] | [[Lake Creek, Oregon|Lake Creek]] | [[Prospect, Oregon|Prospect]] | [[Rock Point, Oregon|Rock Point]] | [[Ruch, Oregon|Ruch]] | [[Sams Valley, Oregon|Sams Valley]] | [[Trail, Oregon|Trail]] | [[White City, Oregon|White City]] | [[Wimer, Oregon|Wimer]]
  
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
  
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[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California
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*Applegate
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*Lake Creek
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*Prospect
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
*Rock Point
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*Ruch
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Jackson County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
*Sams Valley
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*Trail
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== Resources  ==
*White City
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*Wimer
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[http://www.rvgslibrary.org Jackson County Genealogy Library] maintains and updates a listing of burials and or deaths in Jackson County Oregon. All Jackson County cemeteries are listed with links to [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=110430113781323767071.000468fb1093f011391df Google maps] to help users locate individual cemeteries. Each entry in the database includes the following information: name of the deceased, year of death, year of birth, cemetery if buried in Jackson County, a code designating the source of our information,e.g., ''o'' for ''obituary'' and a headstone photo. Additional information is available in the full database housed at the library, contact by [info@rvgslibrary.org email] for more information. Of course, not all information is included for every individual in the database but we do update the database frequently. All information in the database is free.
  
[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California
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Individual cemeteries
  
== Resources  ==
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BillionGraves:
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82666 Hayes-Gall Cemetery, Gold Hill]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82858 Medford IOOF Cemetery] IOOF = Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal organization.
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83165 Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82624 Woodville Cemetery, Rogue River]
  
==== Church History and Records (rural area)<br> ====
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=== Church History and Records (rural area) ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1850  
 
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*1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1856 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1859 State Transcription and Index
 
*1860  
 
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*1870  
 
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*1880  
 
*1880  
 
*1890  
 
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*1893&nbsp; State Transcription and Index
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*1893 State Transcription and Index  
 
*1900  
 
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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The website of [http://www.rvgslibrary.org Jackson County Genealogy Library] contains indexes to marriage certificates, divorce records, naturalization documents, and deeds. Copies of the the orignal and/or of abstracts of those documents can be obtained by paying a nominal fee.
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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==== Land and Records  ====
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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Jackson County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
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=== Taxation ===
  
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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The [http://www.rvgslibrary.org Jackson County Genealogy Library] has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.
  
==== Taxation ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.rvgslibrary.org/ Jackson County Genealogy Library] Rogue Valley Genealogical Society
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[http://www.rvgslibrary.org/ Jackson County Genealogy Library]<br>maintained by Rogue Valley Genealogical Society
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Central Point Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Medford Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/jackson/ The Jackson County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/jackson/ The Jackson County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County (backup site)  
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*[http://wrightarchives.blogspot.com/ Jackson County, Oregon History Notes]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207120&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Jackson County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project (backup site)  
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*{{FHL|207120|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Jackson County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}
  
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 06:29, 30 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

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Jackson County Courthouse
10 S Oakdale Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541.776.6147 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1853
and voter registration from 1952.[1]


  • Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
  • Records kept at the Courthouse: County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jackson County Court House as of September 2001.
  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Jackson County, Oregon

Named for Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Parent County

12 January 1852: Created from Umpqua. [2]

Boundary Changes

  • Parts taken for:

22 December 1853: Coos County

11 January 1854: Wasco County

22 January 1856: Josephine County

24 October 1874: Lake County

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Ashland | Butte Falls | Central Point | Eagle Point | Gold Hill | Jacksonville | Medford | Phoenix | Rogue River | Shady Cove | Talent

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Applegate | Lake Creek | Prospect | Rock Point | Ruch | Sams Valley | Trail | White City | Wimer

Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Josephine | Klamath | Siskiyou County, California

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Jackson County Genealogy Library maintains and updates a listing of burials and or deaths in Jackson County Oregon. All Jackson County cemeteries are listed with links to Google maps to help users locate individual cemeteries. Each entry in the database includes the following information: name of the deceased, year of death, year of birth, cemetery if buried in Jackson County, a code designating the source of our information,e.g., o for obituary and a headstone photo. Additional information is available in the full database housed at the library, contact by [info@rvgslibrary.org email] for more information. Of course, not all information is included for every individual in the database but we do update the database frequently. All information in the database is free.

Individual cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Church History and Records (rural area)

Census

  • 1850
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1856 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1859 State Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1893 State Transcription and Index
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Court Records

The website of Jackson County Genealogy Library contains indexes to marriage certificates, divorce records, naturalization documents, and deeds. Copies of the the orignal and/or of abstracts of those documents can be obtained by paying a nominal fee.

Gazetteers

History

Land and Records

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

The Jackson County Genealogy Library has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHLC Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)