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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.jackson.mn.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>405 4th St; PO Box 209<br>Jackson, MN 56143<br>Phone: 507.847.2580<br><br>Court Administrator has birth, death, divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1870 and marriage records from 1868. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Minnesota page 365, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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.  
 
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.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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Alpha | Heron Lake | Jackson | Lakefield | Miloma | Okabena&nbsp;| Wilder
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===== Townships  =====
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Alba Township | Belmont Township | Christiania Township | Delafield Township&nbsp;| Des Moines Township&nbsp;| 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
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cottonwood_County,_Minnesota|Cottonwood]]
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*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota|Cottonwood]]  
*[[Dickinson_County,_Iowa|Dickinson County, Iowa]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Iowa|Dickinson County, Iowa]]  
*[[Emmet_County,_Iowa|Emmet County, Iowa]]
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*[[Emmet County, Iowa|Emmet County, Iowa]]  
*[[Martin_County,_Minnesota|Martin]]
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*[[Martin County, Minnesota|Martin]]  
*[[Murray_County,_Minnesota|Murray]]
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*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]  
*[[Nobles_County,_Minnesota|Nobles]]
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*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]  
*[[Osceola_County,_Iowa|Osceola County, Iowa]]  
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*[[Osceola County, Iowa|Osceola County, Iowa]]  
*[[Watonwan_County,_Minnesota|Watonwan]]
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*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota|Watonwan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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.
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:- [[Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company B.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201415&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Jackson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/jackson/ Jackson County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:25, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
405 4th St; PO Box 209
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: 507.847.2580

Court Administrator has birth, death, divorce, probate and
court records from 1870 and marriage records from 1868.
County Recorder has land records from 1870. [1]

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 [2]

  • 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Minnesota page 365, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).