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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Jackson_County,_North_Carolina|Jackson County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Jackson_County,_North_Carolina|Jackson County]]''  
  
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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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{{Click|Image:NC_ORP.png|North Carolina Online Genealogy Records}}
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
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| founded date = January 29
 
| founded date = January 29
 
| seat wl = Sylva
 
| seat wl = Sylva
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| building image = NorthCarolinaJacksonCourthouse.jpg
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriages|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1853</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1860</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1853</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1853</center>
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[http://www.jacksonnc.org/ Jackson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>401 Grind Stass Road Room 103<br>States, NC 28677 <br>Phone: 828-586-7532 <br>  
 
[http://www.jacksonnc.org/ Jackson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>401 Grind Stass Road Room 103<br>States, NC 28677 <br>Phone: 828-586-7532 <br>  
  
Register&nbsp;of deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial&nbsp;and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probaet and court records from 1851<br>Jackson created from Haywood and Macon 29 Jan 1851<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>[[Image:Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg]]  
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Register&nbsp;of deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial&nbsp;and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probaet and court records from 1851<br>Jackson created from Haywood and Macon 29 Jan 1851<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>[[Image:Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg]]<br>
  
== History  ==
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 401 Grindstaff Cove Road<br> Sylva, NC. 28779<br> Phone: 828-586-7535<br> Fax: 828-586-7535<br> [http://www.jacksonnc.org Website]<br>
  
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 401 Grindstaff Cove Rd <br> Sylva, NC 28779<br> Phone: (828) 631-6400<br>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1913''' Records lost in move
Many records missing, reason unknown.
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*[[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]]  
 
*[[Macon County, North Carolina|Macon]]  
 
*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
 
*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia Genealogy|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
 
*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]  
 
*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]  
 
*[[Transylvania County, North Carolina|Transylvania]]
 
*[[Transylvania County, North Carolina|Transylvania]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncjackson.png|thumb|right|250px|Ncjackson.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1700&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|465338|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=29&CScnty=1700 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [NCGENWEBURL NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Jackson+North+Carolina&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=North%20Carolina&county=Jackson&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jackson/jacksoncemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/jackson.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/jack/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[North Carolina Cemeteries|North Carolina Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885-1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company A<br>
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:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1660-1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $]
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*'''1663-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1665-1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735-1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760-1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
 
*'''1868-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1868-1955)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1868-1955''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1868-1955)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1800-2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866-1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death =====
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*'''1898-1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908-2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909-1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931-1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*'''1958-2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1853-1970''' - Jackson County Marriage Index 1853-1970. Batch {{IGI|M752086}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinag.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1741-2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Jackson County Genealogical Society Inc.'''<br> P.O. Box 2108<br> Cullowhee, NC 28723<br>
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[http://www.jacksoncountyncgenealogicalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jackson/%7CJackson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/jackson-county/ Jackson County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jackson/ Jackson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}} {{North Carolina-stub}}  
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<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}
 
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_North_Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_North_Carolina]]

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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
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
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]
Jackson-county-courthouse.jpg

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

Andrew Jackson.JPG

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

Ncjackson.png

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

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

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Jackson County Genealogical Society Inc.
P.O. 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.