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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Jackson County; 405 4th St; PO Box 209; Jackson, MN 56143; Ph. 507.847.2580 Details: (Ct Administrator has b, d, div, pro & ct rec from 1870 & m rec from 1868; Co Redr has land rec from 1870) www.rootsweb.com/~mnjacko/
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:33, 30 July 2012

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County Courthouse

Jackson County; 405 4th St; PO Box 209; Jackson, MN 56143; Ph. 507.847.2580 Details: (Ct Administrator has b, d, div, pro & ct rec from 1870 & m rec from 1868; Co Redr has land rec from 1870) www.rootsweb.com/~mnjacko/

History

County government was dissolved due to Sioux uprising in 1862. It was reorganized in 1866. Before its reorganization it may have been attached to Martin County.

Parent County

  • 1857--Jackson County was 23 May 1857 from Brown County but not formally organized until 1858.

County seat: Jackson [1]

  • For a brief history of how Jackson County was named, click here.  Then select Jackson County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Alpha | Heron Lake | Jackson | Lakefield | Miloma | Okabena | Wilder

Townships

Alba Township | Belmont Township | Christiania Township | Delafield Township | Des Moines Township | Enterprise Township | Ewington Township | Heron Lake Township | Hunter Township | Kimball Township | La Crosse Township | Middletown Township | Minneota Township | Petersburg Township | Rost Township | Round Lake Township | Sioux Valley Township | Weimer Township | West Heron Lake Township | Wisconsin Township


 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Blue Earth County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Blue Earth County.

- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company B.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).