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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Jackson_County Jackson County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Jackson County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at&nbsp;[http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage].  
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*Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at&nbsp;[http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage].
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 11:09, 25 June 2011

Template:Missouri-stub United States  > Missouri > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

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

  • Blue Springs Cemetery (Find a Grave)
    2800 Southwest Walnut Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Independence Dist
  • Centropolis
  • Independence
  • Kansas City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

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).