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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County'''  
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Guide to '''Jackson County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br><br>  {{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jackson County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1826
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| founded date = December 15
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| seat = [[Independence|Independence]]  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Jackson County, Missouri Record Dates ====
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Blue Springs|place|disp=Blue Springs}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Blue Township|place|disp=Blue Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Buckner|place|disp=Buckner}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Centropolis|place|disp=Centropolis}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Esctawpa|place|disp=Esctawpa}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Fort Osage Township|place|disp=Fort Osage Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Grandview|place|disp=Grandview}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Hickman Mills|place|disp=Hickman Mills}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Independence|place|disp=Independence}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Kansas City|place|disp=Kansas City}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Lee's Summit|place|disp=Lee's Summit}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Levasy|place|disp=Levasy}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Lone Jack|place|disp=Lone Jack}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Mount Washington|place|disp=Mount Washington}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Oak Grove|place|disp=Oak Grove}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Raytown|place|disp=Raytown}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Sugar Creek|place|disp=Sugar Creek}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Jackson, Westport|place|disp=Westport}}
  
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cass County, Missouri|Cass]]  
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[[Cass County, Missouri Genealogy|Cass]] {{•}} [[Clay County, Missouri Genealogy|Clay]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Missouri Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Kansas Genealogy|Johnson County, Kansas]] {{•}} [[Lafayette County, Missouri Genealogy|Lafayette]] {{•}} [[Ray County, Missouri Genealogy|Ray]] {{•}} [[Wyandotte County, Kansas Genealogy|Wyandotte County, Kansas]]  
*[[Clay County, Missouri|Clay]]  
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{{MOJackson, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Johnson County, Missouri|Johnson]]  
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Johnson County, Kansas|Johnson County, Kansas]]  
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*[[Lafayette County, Missouri|Lafayette]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
*[[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]]  
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*[[Wyandotte County, Kansas|Wyandotte County, Kansas]]
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1444&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|330919|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1444 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojackso/cemeteries.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Jackson+Missouri&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Jackson&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/jackson/jackscem.htm MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/jackson.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/jackson.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=48 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20384&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=75&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*Blue Springs Cemetery ([http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=27649&CScn=blue+springs&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1444& Find a Grave])<br>2800 Southwest Walnut Street<br>Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Genealogy Cemeteries
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==== Church  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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{{MO Church Intro}}
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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===== Catholic =====
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'''Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City'''
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*'''1834 - 1876''' Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Baptism Index 1834-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511801}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1846 - 1876''' Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1846-1876. Batch {{IGI|M511801}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
*Jackson County cemeteries on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1444 Find a Grave]
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'''St. Mary's, Independence'''
  
*Blue Springs Cemetery ([http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=27649&CScn=blue+springs&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1444& Find a Grave])<br>2800 Southwest Walnut Street<br>Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321
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*'''1848 - 1876''' St. Mary's, Independence, Baptism Index 1848-1876. Batch {{IGI|C511981}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850 - 1883''' St. Mary's, Independence, Marriage Index 1850-1883. Batch {{IGI|M511981}} at FamilySearch - free.
  
BillionGraves:
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'''St. Patrick's, Kansas City'''
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61012 Blue Ridge Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City]
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*'''1869 - 1885''' St. Patrick's, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515221}} at FamilySearch - free.
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=62651 Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=61012 River Ridge Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=63877 Union Cemetery, Kansas City]
 
  
==== Church  ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Independence Dist  
 
*Independence Dist  
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*Independence  
 
*Independence  
 
*Kansas City
 
*Kansas City
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===== Lutheran  =====
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*Records of Grace Lutheran Church, Kansas City, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
  
 
==== City Directories  ====
 
==== City Directories  ====
  
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_648/city_directories_kansas_city Kansas City Directories 1865-1923] (only 4 yrs. missing) available online.
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*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_648/city_directories_kansas_city Kansas City Directories 1865-1923] (only 4 yrs. missing) available online.  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4478 Kansas City, Missouri City Directories, 1889-91] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MO History}}
  
 
[http://books.google.com/books?id=CH0UAAAAYAAJ ''The History of Jackson county, Missouri''] ''containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., biographical sketches of its citizens, Jackson county in the late war... history of Missouri, map of Jackson county ...'' (1881) 1006 pages, is available online free from Google Books.  
 
[http://books.google.com/books?id=CH0UAAAAYAAJ ''The History of Jackson county, Missouri''] ''containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., biographical sketches of its citizens, Jackson county in the late war... history of Missouri, map of Jackson county ...'' (1881) 1006 pages, is available online free from Google Books.  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22588 Kansas City, Missouri&nbsp;: its history and its people, 1808-1908] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
Google Books has several books on Kansas City and its residents including:  
 
Google Books has several books on Kansas City and its residents including:  
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:*[http://books.google.com/books?id=vWdAAAAAYAAJ ''Kansas City, Missouri its history and its people 1808-1908, Vol. 1''], [http://books.google.com/books?id=UsQUAAAAYAAJ Vol. 2], [http://books.google.com/books?id=DH0UAAAAYAAJ Vol. 3] (1908) by Carrie Westlake Whitney.  
 
:*[http://books.google.com/books?id=vWdAAAAAYAAJ ''Kansas City, Missouri its history and its people 1808-1908, Vol. 1''], [http://books.google.com/books?id=UsQUAAAAYAAJ Vol. 2], [http://books.google.com/books?id=DH0UAAAAYAAJ Vol. 3] (1908) by Carrie Westlake Whitney.  
 
:*[http://books.google.com/books?id=7H8UAAAAYAAJ ''Men who are making Kansas City a biographical directory''] (1902) by G. Creel and J. Slavens.
 
:*[http://books.google.com/books?id=7H8UAAAAYAAJ ''Men who are making Kansas City a biographical directory''] (1902) by G. Creel and J. Slavens.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22352 A civic history of Kansas City, Missouri] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*Norman &amp; Robertson. ''Abstract of Mount Auburn, an addition to Kansas City&nbsp;: a subdivision of all of the S.W. 1-4 of the N.W. 1-4 of sec. 17 Township 49, Range 33, except two acres in the S. W. corner, situate in Jackson County, Mo., except that part thereof occupied by the Grand Boulevard''Kansas City, Mo.&nbsp;: Norman &amp; Robertson, [1886].
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1074155 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Sieben, Henry. ''Seven of 72 survive&nbsp;: voyages on Missouri River by Henry Sieben's Commodores sand bars''. The Kansas City genealogist - v. 43-44 (2002-2004).
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE97496 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Chiles, Mary Sue. "A brief history of the Six Mile Territory". The Kansas City genealogist - v. 43-44 (2002-2004) - v. 43, no. 2 (fall 2002).
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE97496 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:MOJackson.JPG|right|250px|MOJackson.JPG]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Jackson_County Jackson County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Jackson_County Jackson County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Jackson County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Jackson County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.  
 
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/missouri-maps/mo-jackson-county-missouri-1904-map.html Map of 1904 Jackson County] with numerous small settlements (My Genealogy Hound)
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==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
  
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
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Early migration routes to and from Jackson County, Missouri for European and African American settlers included:  
  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://www.octa-trails.org/learn/virtual-trail (accessed 20 August 2016).</ref>  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has Civil War and other military records available online.
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has Civil War and other military records available online.
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Jackson County, Missouri 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, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company C<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company D<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company E<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company G<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company H<br>
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:- [[2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union)|2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union)]], Company B<br>
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:- [[2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union)|2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union)]], Company E<br>
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company H<br>
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company I<br>
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:- [[3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company K<br>
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company H<br>
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company H<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate]], Company B<br>
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===== Civil War Battles  =====
 
===== Civil War Battles  =====
  
The following Civil War Battles was fought in Jackson County  
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The following Civil War Battles was fought in Jackson County:
  
 
*August 11, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo014.htm Independence I]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
 
*August 11, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo014.htm Independence I]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
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*August 15-16, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo015.htm Lone Jack]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo015.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
 
*August 15-16, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo015.htm Lone Jack]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo015.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref>
  
*October 21, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo024.htm Little Blue River]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo024.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref> also known as&nbsp;Westport
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*October 21, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo024.htm Little Blue River]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo024.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 15 August 2012)</ref> also known as Westport
  
 
*October 22-23, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo026.htm Byram’s Ford]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo026.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Big Blue River
 
*October 22-23, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo026.htm Byram’s Ford]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo026.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August 2012)</ref> also known as Big Blue River
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*October 23, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo027.htm Westport]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo027.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August 2012)</ref>
 
*October 23, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo027.htm Westport]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo027.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August 2012)</ref>
  
[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri  
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*[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/MOmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Missouri.
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Jackson}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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*'''1827 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1851 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
*Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at&nbsp;[http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage].
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*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1826''' [http://www.jacksongov.org/295/Marriage-License-Search Marriage licenses dating back to 1826]
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*'''1827 - 1860''' Jackson County Marriage Index 1827-1860. Batch {{IGI|M515211}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1827 - 1860''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5471 Jackson County, Missouri Marriages, 1827-60, Vol. 1] at Ancestry.com $
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*'''1827 - 1872''' Jackson County Marriage Index 1827-1872. Batch {{IGI|M515212}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1865 - 1881''' Jackson County Marriage Records, Citizens of '''African Descent''', FHL book 977.841 V2ca
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*'''1872 - 1881''' Jackson County Marriage Index 1872-1881. Batch {{IGI|M515213}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1881 - 1885''' Jackson County Marriage Index 1881-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515214}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''2002 - 2010''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70488 Jackson County, Missouri, Marriage Index, 2002-2010] at Ancestry.com $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29454 The marriage records of Jackson County, Missouri.] at Ancestry.com $
  
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
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*'''1834 - 1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.jcgs.org/ Jackson County Genealogical Society]<br> P.O. Box 2145<br> 1111 West Pacific Street<br> Independence, MO 64050<br> Phone: 816-252-8128<br>
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*[http://www.magickc.org/ Midwest Afro-American Genealogy Interest Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)]<br> c/o Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center<br> 3700 Blue Parkway<br> Kansas City, MO 64137<br>
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*Heart Of America Genealogical Society & Library<br> 311 East 12th St.<br> Kansas City, MO 64106<br>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://jchs.org/ Jackson County Historical Society]<br> P.O. Box 4241<br>Independence, MO 64051<br>Phone: History Center 816-461-1897; Archives 816-252-4754<br>[http://jchs.org/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/jchs.org Facebook]
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==== Libraries  ====
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*The Kansas City Public Library<br>14 West 10th Street<br>Kansas City, MO 64105<br>Phone: 816-701-3400<br>[http://www.kclibrary.org/databases KCPL Website, databases]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Blue Springs Missouri Family History Center]]
 
*[[Kansas City Missouri Family History Center]]
 
*[[Riverview Missouri Family History Center]]
 
  
== Websites  ==
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*[[Blue Springs Missouri Family History Center]]1416 SW 19th St, Blue Springs, MO 64051-5203 United State [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=1416+SW+19th+St%2C+Blue+Springs%2C+MO+64051-5203+United+States&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c11bdaed3fcf53%3A0x4cac0d5bfd0d1d2f!3m8!1m3!1d3331!2d-123.385132!3d48.096297!3m2!1i1295!2i960!4f13.1!4m2!3d39.001131!4d-94.285984 Location Map]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[[Kansas City Missouri Family History Center]] 13025 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64145-1211 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=+13025+Wornall+Rd%2C+Kansas+City%2C+MO+64145-1211+United+States&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c0c284cf578f0f%3A0xd2c4a189269ca3be!3m8!1m3!1d3331!2d-123.385132!3d48.096297!3m2!1i1295!2i960!4f13.1!4m2!3d38.890659!4d-94.594038 Location Map]
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
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*[[Riverview Missouri Family History Center]] 2540 Brooklyn, Kansas City, MO 64127 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=2540+Brooklyn%2C+Kansas+City%2C+MO+64127+United+States++United+States&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c0faa41f33a0e3%3A0x53ef9b9e240e3368!3m8!1m3!1d3882!2d-94.594038!3d38.890659!3m2!1i1295!2i960!4f13.1!4m2!3d39.079609!4d-94.5570104 Location Map]
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*[[Platte City Missouri Family History Center]] 2700 Ensign Dr Platte City MO 64079 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=2700+Ensign+Dr+Platte+City+MO+64079+United+States++United+States&data=!4m15!2m14!1m13!1s0x87c067aad60b5cf5%3A0x35bf57359811c0c5!3m8!1m3!1d3871!2d-94.5570012!3d39.0796087!3m2!1i1295!2i960!4f13.1!4m2!3d39.3504153!4d-94.768746 Location Map]
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:Jackson+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mojackso/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/jackson/jackson.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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|}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Jackson/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/jackson/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/jackson-county// StateofUS]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Jackson-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203068&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Jackson%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=jackson+county+missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Jackson Missouri" and search catalog.
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Jackson County"
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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[[Missouri, Jackson, Voter Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Missouri, Jackson, Voter Registration (FamilySearch Historical &nbsp;Records)]]  
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]  
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.jackson/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]  
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| width="70%" | Jackson County Message Board
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Latest revision as of 22:50, 11 May 2017

United States
Missouri
Jackson County

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

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Jackson County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1826
County Seat Independence
Courthouse
MissouriJacksonCourthouse.jpg


County Information

Jackson County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Records Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cass  • Clay  • Johnson  • Johnson County, Kansas  • Lafayette  • Ray  • Wyandotte County, Kansas

Jackson CountyPlatte CountyClay CountyClinton CountyRay CountyPettis CountyCass CountyLafayette CountyJohnson CountyHenry CountyBenton CountySaline CountyCarroll CountyAtchison CountyWyandotte CountyMiami CountyFranklin CountyDouglas CountyJefferson CountyLeavenworth CountyJohnson CountyMOJackson1.JPG



Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MOGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.
  • Blue Springs Cemetery (Find a Grave)
    2800 Southwest Walnut Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City

  • 1834 - 1876 Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Baptism Index 1834-1876. Batch C511801 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1846 - 1876 Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1846-1876. Batch M511801 at FamilySearch - free.

St. Mary's, Independence

  • 1848 - 1876 St. Mary's, Independence, Baptism Index 1848-1876. Batch C511981 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1850 - 1883 St. Mary's, Independence, Marriage Index 1850-1883. Batch M511981 at FamilySearch - free.

St. Patrick's, Kansas City

  • 1869 - 1885 St. Patrick's, Kansas City, Marriage Index 1869-1885. Batch M515221 at FamilySearch - free.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Independence Dist
  • Centropolis
  • Independence
  • Kansas City
Lutheran
  • Records of Grace Lutheran Church, Kansas City, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

City Directories

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

The History of Jackson county, Missouri containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., biographical sketches of its citizens, Jackson county in the late war... history of Missouri, map of Jackson county ... (1881) 1006 pages, is available online free from Google Books.

Google Books has several books on Kansas City and its residents including:

  • A civic history of Kansas City, Missouri at Ancestry.com ($)
  • Norman & Robertson. Abstract of Mount Auburn, an addition to Kansas City : a subdivision of all of the S.W. 1-4 of the N.W. 1-4 of sec. 17 Township 49, Range 33, except two acres in the S. W. corner, situate in Jackson County, Mo., except that part thereof occupied by the Grand BoulevardKansas City, Mo. : Norman & Robertson, [1886].
  • Sieben, Henry. Seven of 72 survive : voyages on Missouri River by Henry Sieben's Commodores sand bars. The Kansas City genealogist - v. 43-44 (2002-2004).
  • Chiles, Mary Sue. "A brief history of the Six Mile Territory". The Kansas City genealogist - v. 43-44 (2002-2004) - v. 43, no. 2 (fall 2002).

Maps

MOJackson.JPG

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jackson County, Missouri for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Jackson County, Missouri 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, Missouri:

- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company C
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company E
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company G
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company H
- 2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union), Company B
- 2nd Battery, Missouri State Militia Artillery (Union), Company E
- 3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company H
- 3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company I
- 3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company K
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company H
- 3rd Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company H
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate, Company B
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War Battles was fought in Jackson County:

  • Map showing Civil War battles in Missouri.
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

  • Heart Of America Genealogical Society & Library
    311 East 12th St.
    Kansas City, MO 64106

Libraries

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.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Jackson Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Jackson County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries


Social networking sites pertaining to Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Jackson County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.
  3. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
  4. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map I" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap1.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://www.octa-trails.org/learn/virtual-trail (accessed 20 August 2016).
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  8. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  9. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August 2012)
  10. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 15 August 2012)
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 16 August 2012)