Jackson County, Oregon Genealogy

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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]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Jackson County'' [[Image:Or-jackson.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Jackson County Courthouse, 1932]] [http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ http://www.co.jackson.or.us/]<br>Jackson County Courthouse<br>Room 216<br>10 South Oakdale<br>Medford, OR 97501  
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[[Image:Or-jackson-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.co.jackson.or.us/ http://www.co.jackson.or.us/]<br>Jackson County Courthouse<br>Room 216<br>10 South Oakdale<br>Medford, OR 97501  
  
 
*Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
 
*Jacksonville was the former county seat prior to 1927.
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*Record Loss:
 
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
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{{Wikipedia|Jackson County, Oregon}}
[[Image:Jackson-andrew.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Andrew Jackson, seventh President of United States]]  
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[[Image:Jackson-andrew.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
 
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson], seventh president of the United States.  
 
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson], seventh president of the United States.  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== 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>[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>  
  
 
==== 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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[[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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[[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]]  
  
===== Miscellaneous Places =====
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===== Miscellaneous Places =====
  
Miscellaneous Places, historic and contemporary, can be found at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [http://www.rvgslibrary.org/Land/PlaceNames.html]
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Miscellaneous Places, historic and contemporary, can be found at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [http://www.rvgslibrary.org/Land/PlaceNames.html]  
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California
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[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou County]], California  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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Jackson County Genealogy Library [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]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 [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=110430113781323767071.000468fb1093f011391df]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 us by email[info@rvgslibrary.org] 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. 
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Submitted by Barbara H Basden, Website Publications [[User:Barb 97501|Barb 97501]] 02:35, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
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==== Church History and Records (rural area)<br>  ====
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Jackson County Genealogy Library [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]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 [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=110430113781323767071.000468fb1093f011391df]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 us by email[info@rvgslibrary.org] 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. Submitted by Barbara H Basden, Website Publications [[User:Barb 97501|Barb 97501]] 02:35, 19 October 2009 (UTC)  
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Church History and Records (rural area)  ===
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1850  
 
*1850  
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*1880  
 
*1880  
 
*1890  
 
*1890  
*1893&nbsp; State Transcription and Index  
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*1893 State Transcription and Index  
 
*1900  
 
*1900  
 
*1910  
 
*1910  
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ====
The website of Jackson County Genealogy Library [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]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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[[User:Barb 97501|Barb 97501]] 02:36, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
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The website of Jackson County Genealogy Library [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]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. [[User:Barb 97501|Barb 97501]] 02:36, 19 October 2009 (UTC)  
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== History ===
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==== Land and Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
The Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.
 
The Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [http://www.rvgslibrary.org]has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.
[[User:Barb 97501|Barb 97501]] 02:37, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
 
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
 
*[http://www.rvgslibrary.org/ Jackson County Genealogy Library]<br>maintained by Rogue Valley Genealogical Society
 
*[http://www.rvgslibrary.org/ Jackson County Genealogy Library]<br>maintained by Rogue Valley Genealogical Society
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/jackson/ The Jackson County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/jackson/ The Jackson County GenWeb Project];part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jackson/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/jackson/jacksontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Jackson County (backup site)  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 04:29, 22 June 2010

United States > Oregon > Jackson County

Contents

County Courthouse

Or-jackson-ch.jpg
http://www.co.jackson.or.us/
Jackson County Courthouse
Room 216
10 South Oakdale
Medford, OR 97501
  • 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. [1]

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

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

Miscellaneous Places

Miscellaneous Places, historic and contemporary, can be found at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [1]

Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Josephine | Klamath | Siskiyou County, California

Resources

Cemeteries

Jackson County Genealogy Library [2]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 [3]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 us by email[info@rvgslibrary.org] 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. Submitted by Barbara H Basden, Website Publications Barb 97501 02:35, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

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 [4]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. Barb 97501 02:36, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Gazetteers

History

Land and Records

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

The Jackson County Genealogy Library Website [5]has extensive indexes to births, marriages, divorces, death certificates, and obituaries for residents of Jackson County.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].