Jackson County, Florida Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Parent County

1822--Jackson County was created 12 August 1822 from Escambia County.  County seat:  Marianna [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

November 30, 1848 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sink Creek

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. "Andrew Jackson," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).