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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Jackson County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County''' '
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{{IADC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jackson County
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| county_map =
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| state = Iowa
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| state_map = Iowa.png
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = December 21
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| seat = Maquoketa
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| building image =
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| building address = }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Iowa "List of counties in Iowa,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1837--'''Jackson County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque_County,_Iowa|Dubuque]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Maquoketa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1837--'''Jackson County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Maquoketa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at [http://www.jacksongov.org/content/3277/3310/3356/3358/5668.aspx].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202264&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Jackson/ Jackson County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Iowa]]
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Iowa]] [[Category:Iowa_counties]]

Revision as of 03:05, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



Jackson County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Maquoketa
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

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

Parent County

1837--Jackson County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. County seat:  Maquoketa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clinton | Dubuque | Jones | Carroll County, Illinois | Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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