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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)]]
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The county is named after War of 1812 hero [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845) who became the Seventh President of the United States in 1829.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Missouri "List of counties in Missouri,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:16, 25 May 2010

 United States  > Missouri > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became the Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Parent County

1826--Jackson County was created 15 December 1826 from Lafayette County. County seat: Kansas City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Independence Dist
  • Centropolis
  • Independence
  • Kansas City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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.

Societies and Libraries

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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