Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

History

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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

City Directories

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps


Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jackson County, Missouri Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

  • Footnote.com ($) has Civil War and other military records available online.

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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).