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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after [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/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after [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/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1812'''--Jackson County was created 18 December 1812&nbsp;from the Mobile District.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Pascagoula <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
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'''1812'''--Jackson County was created 18 December 1812&nbsp;from the Mobile District.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Pascagoula <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==

Revision as of 22:59, 5 April 2012

Template:Mississippi-stub United States  > Mississippi > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

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

Parent County

1812--Jackson County was created 18 December 1812 from the Mobile District.
County seat: Pascagoula [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • 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. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Live Oak Rifles
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Steede’s Company
- 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Steede’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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