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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County''' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jackson County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1815 | founded date = December 18 | seat = Brownstown | building image = | building address = Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116}}
  
== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]  
  
 
The county is named after War of 1812 hero [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/Jackson_County,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after War of 1812 hero [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/Jackson_County,_Indiana "Jackson County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Populated Places ====
 
 
'''1815--'''Jackson County was created 18 December 1815&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]], [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] and [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Brownstown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1815--'''Jackson County was created 18 December 1815&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]], [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] and [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson ]]Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
 
*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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*Jackson County Cemeteries - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/cemeteries/index.htm INGenWeb]
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*- see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
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==== Census Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
  
==== Land  ====
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jackson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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*''History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library] , Digital version: [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofjackson01chic#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive] <br>
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*Jackson County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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==== Maps  ====
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*Jackson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
==== Maps ====
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*Jackson County Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/map.htm INGenWeb]
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==== Military Records ====
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*Jackson County Military - [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/index.htm INGenWeb] <br>
  
==== Military ====
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*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Linkpendium]
  
Civil War  
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'''Civil War'''
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K,  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K,  
*[[6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|6th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
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*[[6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|6th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/6coh.htm INGenWeb]
 
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies K, L, and M  
 
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies K, L, and M  
 
*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company C  
 
*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company C  
*[[22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|22nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment,]] Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and H
*[[25th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|25th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
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*[[22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|22nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/22cob.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[25th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|25th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/25cog.htm INGenWeb]
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*[[32nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|32nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
 
*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A, and Reorganized Company B  
 
*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A, and Reorganized Company B  
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*[[67th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|67th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and F
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*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/93cof.htm INGenWeb]
 
*[[117th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|117th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company H  
 
*[[117th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|117th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company H  
*[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
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*[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/120coh.htm INGenWeb]
 
*[[130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|130th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|130th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D  
 
*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D  
*[[140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|140th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, and K  
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*[[140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|140th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, and K;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/140cok.htm INGenWeb ]K only
*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, F, and G  
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*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, F, and G;&nbsp; [http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/military/145cof.htm INGenWeb]&nbsp; F only
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops<br>
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''Civil War Books''
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*''"Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.&nbsp;: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) Page 532-580,&nbsp; 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
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==== Probate Records  ====
  
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==== Public Records  ====
  
Civil War Book
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
  "Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.: Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) page 532-580, 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206597|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-jackson-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/8429198&referer=brief_results other library]
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==== Repositories ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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===== County Courthouse =====
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Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1816; Co Aud has land rec)
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[[Image:Jcindianacout.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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*Directory of Teachers for Jackson County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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===== Birth Records  =====
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Death Records =====
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/injackson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jackson/ Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Jackson County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1815
County Seat Brownstown
Courthouse
Address Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116


Historical Facts

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The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1815--Jackson County was created 18 December 1815 from Washington, Clark and Jefferson Counties.[2]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

For tips on accessing Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. : Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.)  977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library , Digital version: Internet Archive

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

  • Jackson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

Civil War

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.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 16 in History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. : Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) Page 532-580,  977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Jackson County; 111 S Main St; Brownstown, IN 47220; Ph. 812.358.6116 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1816; Co Aud has land rec)

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Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

References

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