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Guide to '''Jackson County, Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address =  Jackson County Courthouse<br>312 S Jackson St.<br>Jackson, MI 49201<br>Phone: (517) 788-4265<br> [http://www.d12.com/county_courts/d12/index.asp'''Jackson County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Jackson County, Michigan Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <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), 369-384. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Michigan Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Michigan Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Jackson County, Michigan Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Michigan Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.d12.com/county_courts/d12/index.asp Jackson County Courthouse]<br>312 S Jackson St.<br>Jackson, MI 49201<br>Phone: (517) 788-4265
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<br>[http://jackson.mi.us/countyclerksoffice/ County Clerk] has birth and death records from 1867, <br>marriage records from 1830’s, divorce records from 1800’s <br>and naturalization records. <br>[http://www.co.jackson.mi.us/county_courts/CNP.asp Probate Court] has probate records.<br>[http://www.co.jackson.mi.us/rod/ Register of Deeds] has land records.<br> Clerk District has court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Michigan page 346, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
 
<br>County Clerk has birth and&nbsp;death records from 1867, <br>marriage records from 1830’s, divorce records from 1800’s <br>and naturalization records; Probate Courth has probate records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records; Clerk District has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Michigan page 346, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1829--'''Jackson County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from [[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]] County and unorganized territory. it was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 1 August 1832.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1829--'''Jackson County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from [[Washtenaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Washtenaw]] County and unorganized territory. it was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 1 August 1832.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Jackson <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ "Rotating Formation Michigan County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1897) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
&nbsp;[[Calhoun County, Michigan|Calhoun]] | [[Eaton County, Michigan|Eaton]] | [[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]] | [[Ingham County, Michigan|Ingham]] | [[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee]] | [[Livingston County, Michigan|Livingston]] | [[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]] |
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[[Calhoun County, Michigan Genealogy|Calhoun]] {{•}} [Eaton County, Michigan Genealogy|Eaton]] {{•}} [[Hillsdale County, Michigan Genealogy|Hillsdale]] {{•}} [[Ingham County, Michigan Genealogy|Ingham]] {{•}} [[Lenawee County, Michigan Genealogy|Lenawee]] {{•}} [[Livingston County, Michigan Genealogy|Livingston]] {{•}} [[Washtenaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Washtenaw]]  
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== 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.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=24&GScnty=1264&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|455672|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=24&CScnty=1264 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackso/referenc.htm USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Jackson+Michigan&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=Michigan&county=Jackson&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mi/jackson/3801cemeteries.htm MIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/michigan/jackson.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mi/jackson.htm MIInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21895&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=40&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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Deb Hayes-Wolfe has been adding photos of headstones and information for Jackson County, Michigan on Find A Grave.  
 
Deb Hayes-Wolfe has been adding photos of headstones and information for Jackson County, Michigan on Find A Grave.  
  
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Currently, I'm working on adding maiden names to as many memorials as possible.  
 
Currently, I'm working on adding maiden names to as many memorials as possible.  
  
As of 22 Aug 2009 Jackson Co has 66,501 burials recorded. By Jan 2010 72,323 burials.  
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As of 22 Aug 2009 Jackson Co has 66,501 burials recorded. By Jan 2010 72,323 burials.
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147968 Spring Arbor Cemetery, Spring Arbor] BillionGraves
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==== Census ====
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''' State Census'''
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*'''1894''' - {{RecordSearch|1825187|Michigan State Census, 1894}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{MI Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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You can find city directories for Jackson City on Ancestry.com 1883-1901 and 1936-1952.  
 
You can find city directories for Jackson City on Ancestry.com 1883-1901 and 1936-1952.  
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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*'''1929 - 1966''' {{RecordSearch|2426314|Michigan, Crew Lists for various ports, 1929-1966}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{MI Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MI History Intro}}
  
 
History of Jackson County, Michigan can be found in full content on Google Book website.  
 
History of Jackson County, Michigan can be found in full content on Google Book website.  
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==== Maps  ====
 
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[[Image:Mijackson.jpg|600px|Mijackson.jpg]]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Maps of Michigan (1790-1897)]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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GenealogyBank.com has a collection of Jackson County newspapers online.  
 
GenealogyBank.com has a collection of Jackson County newspapers online.  
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{{MI Newspaper abstracts|Jackson}}
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==== Obituaries ====
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*'''1820-2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2215693|Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MI Probate Intro|Jackson}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1784 – 1980''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8793 Michigan Wills and Probate Records 1784-1980] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1797 – 1973''' {{RecordSearch|2013878|Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459684 FamilySearch Record Search]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
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{{MI Vital Intro}}
*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-vital-records/ How to order Michigan Vital Records]
*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;&nbsp;Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.
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*'''1867-1902''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1459684 Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902]-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 FamilySearch]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
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*'''1868-1925''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452395 Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925] -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.
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*'''1867-1897''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452402 Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897] --&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;&nbsp;Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
Jackson County Genealogical Society<br>c/o Jackson District Library<br>244 W. Michigan<br>Jackson, MI 49201 <br>Jackson County Genealogical Society Library<br>536-540 N. Jackson<br>Jackson, MI 49201<br>Email the JCGS Library.
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'''Jackson County Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 188 <br>Jackson, MI 49204<br>Jackson County Genealogical Society Library<br>211 W. Ganson Street<br>Suite 170<br>Jackson, MI 49201<br>E-mail:[mailto:jcgs.library@yahoo.com jcgs.library@yahoo.com]<br>[http://www.jacksoncountymigs.com/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Jackson Historical Society'''<br>c/o Jackson District Library<br>244 W. Michigan<br>Jackson, MI 49201 <br> <br>
  
Jackson Historical Society<br>c/o Jackson District Library<br>244 W. Michigan<br>Jackson, MI 49201 <br>
 
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-society-archive/ List of Michigan Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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*[[Jackson Michigan Family History Center]] 3019 W Morrell St, Jackson, MI 49203
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== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*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.genealogyinc.com/michigan/jackson-county/ Jackson County, MI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117010845362856133445 Michigan Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/241315555879711/ Michigan Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackso/jackson.htm USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.  
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}<br>  
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*[http://www.genealogytrails.com/mich/jackson/ Genealogy Trails Jackson County Michigan]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MI/Jackson-County.htm Jackson County MI Genealogy] (Michigan Genealogy)
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackso/jackson.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackso/jackson.htm]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 19:58, 23 August 2017

United States
Michigan Genealogy
Jackson County

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

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Jackson County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 29, 1829
County Seat Jackson
Courthouse
Address Jackson County Courthouse
312 S Jackson St.
Jackson, MI 49201
Phone: (517) 788-4265
Jackson County Website


County Information

Jackson County, Michigan Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1867 1830 1867 1820 1830 1834

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1867,
marriage records from 1830’s, divorce records from 1800’s
and naturalization records.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records.
Clerk District has court records. [2]

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

Jackson County is located in the south central part of Michigan.

The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[3]

Parent County

1829--Jackson County was created 29 October 1829 from Washtenaw County and unorganized territory. it was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 1 August 1832. County seat: Jackson [4]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Michigan County Boundary Maps" (1790-1897) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Other communities include:
Brooklyn, Cement City, Clarklake, Columbia, Concord, Grass Lake, Hanover, Horton, Liberty, Michigan Center, Munith, Napoleon, Norvell, Parma, Pulaski, Rives Junction, Spring Arbor, Springport, Stockbridge, Tompkins Center, and Vandercook Lake.

Neighboring Counties

Calhoun  • [Eaton County, Michigan Genealogy|Eaton]]  • Hillsdale  • Ingham  • Lenawee  • Livingston  • Washtenaw


Jackson CountyCalhoun CountyBarry CountyBranch CountyHillsdale CountyLenawee CountyWayne CountyWashtenaw CountyOakland CountyLivingston CountyEaton CountyIngham CountyMonroe CountyMIJackson.JPG


Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MIGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MIInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Michigan Cemeteries for more information.

Deb Hayes-Wolfe has been adding photos of headstones and information for Jackson County, Michigan on Find A Grave.

Bio and Links

Because of fires, floods and loss, I started photographing all the markers in Jackson Co Michigan in Nov 2006. We've discovered the 1927 DAR WPA cemetery transcription project didn't have anyone actually walk any of the county cemeteries. They obtained the information from cemetery records, church records and neighbors. Fortunately for all of us this included records of those graves with no markers. Most of the early cemetery records have perished along with some of the cemeteries. Hopefully, we will be able to provide info for descendants of the early/current residents of Jackson County Michigan. By using census, marriage, death and local history information we try to make our entries as complete as possible. Email with info on your ancestors and we'll add them to any of our records. We'll be happy to help you in your search. I'm am the County Keeper for Jackson Co.

Currently, I'm working on adding maiden names to as many memorials as possible.

As of 22 Aug 2009 Jackson Co has 66,501 burials recorded. By Jan 2010 72,323 burials.

Census

State Census

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 Michigan denominations, view the Michigan Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Jackson

Court

Directories

You can find city directories for Jackson City on Ancestry.com 1883-1901 and 1936-1952.

Emigration and Immigration

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 Michigan Land and Property for additional information about early Michigan land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Jackson County, Michigan 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 Michigan Local Histories.

History of Jackson County, Michigan can be found in full content on Google Book website.

DeLand's History of Jackson County, Michigan can be found in full content on Google Book website.

Maps

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Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jackson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Jackson County.

- 12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Company D
- 17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Companies F, G, K, and Unassigned

Newspapers

GenealogyBank.com has a collection of Jackson County newspapers online.

Finding More Michigan Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Michigan, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Michigan, Jackson and search for Probate records in the list.

Note: Not every county in Michigan will have Probate Records in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased as shown below:

Birth Records and Death Records from the Michigan Department of Community Health (from 1867) or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.
Marriage Records (from 1867) and Divorce Records (from 1897) from the County Clerk.

Birth
Marriage
  • 1868-1925 - Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925 -- Free name indexes at FamilySearch.  Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.
Death
  • 1867-1897 - Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897 --  Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch.   Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.

Societies and Libraries 

Jackson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 188
Jackson, MI 49204
Jackson County Genealogical Society Library
211 W. Ganson Street
Suite 170
Jackson, MI 49201
E-mail:jcgs.library@yahoo.com
Website

Jackson Historical Society
c/o Jackson District Library
244 W. Michigan
Jackson, MI 49201


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


References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 369-384. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Michigan page 346, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. "List of counties in Michigan," Wikipedia.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).