Difference between revisions of "Jackson County, Minnesota Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
({{MNDC}})
(20 intermediate revisions by 12 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Jackson County''  
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jackson County'''
 +
 
 +
{{MNDC}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[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  ==
 +
 +
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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
 +
 +
*'''1857--'''Jackson County was&nbsp;23 May 1857&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]] County but not formally organized until 1858.
 +
 +
'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 +
 +
*For a brief history of how Jackson County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Jackson County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 11: Line 23:
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
+
== Places/Localities ==
 +
 
 +
==== Populated Places  ====
 +
 
 +
===== Cities  =====
 +
 
 +
Alpha | Heron Lake | Jackson | Lakefield | Miloma | Okabena&nbsp;| Wilder
 +
 
 +
===== Townships  =====
  
==== Populated Places ====
+
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
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
&nbsp;
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 +
 +
*[[Cottonwood County, Minnesota|Cottonwood]]
 +
*[[Dickinson County, Iowa|Dickinson County, Iowa]]
 +
*[[Emmet County, Iowa|Emmet County, Iowa]]
 +
*[[Martin County, Minnesota|Martin]]
 +
*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]
 +
*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]
 +
*[[Osceola County, Iowa|Osceola County, Iowa]]
 +
*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota|Watonwan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 32: Line 65:
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== 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|Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry]], Company B.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
Line 45: Line 84:
 
== 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]
+
*[http://genforum.com/mn/jackson/ Jackson County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
 +
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 +
 +
<references />
 +
 +
{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}
  
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Jackson_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:25, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Jackson County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
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).