Difference between revisions of "Jackson County, North Carolina Genealogy"

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew_Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)]]
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The county was named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson "Andrew Jackson,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851'''--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|Haywood]] and [[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon]] Counties. '''County seat''': Sylva <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1851'''--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Haywood County, North Carolina|Haywood]] and [[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]] Counties. '''County seat''': Sylva <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Many records missing, reason unknown.  
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Many records missing, reason unknown.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==

Revision as of 19:45, 25 May 2010

 United States  > North Carolina > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

The county was named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[1]

Parent County

1851--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851 from Haywood and Macon Counties. County seat: Sylva [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records missing, reason unknown.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).