Jackson County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Jackson County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Jackson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1851
County Seat Sylva
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Jackson County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1853
1860
1853
1853


Jackson County Courthouse
401 Grind Stass Road Room 103
States, NC 28677
Phone: 828-586-7532

Register of deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probaet and court records from 1851
Jackson created from Haywood and Macon 29 Jan 1851[1]
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Register of Deeds
401 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC. 28779
Phone: 828-586-7535
Fax: 828-586-7535
Website

Clerk Superior Court
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: (828) 631-6400

History

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The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[2]

Parent County

1851--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851 from Haywood and Macon Counties.
County seat: Sylva [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1913 Records lost in move

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
[NCGENWEBURL NCGenWeb] WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Jackson County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Ethnic Research

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Jackson County, North Carolina Genealogy 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, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Jackson County Genealogical Society Inc.
PO Box 2108
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, North Carolina. Page 510 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Andrew Jackson," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.