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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Jackson Parish

Guide to Jackson Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Jackson Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1845
County Seat Jonesboro
Courthouse
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Address 500 East Court Avenue
P.O. Box 730
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Website: jacksonparishclerk.org
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Parish Courthouse

Jackson Parish Courthouse
500 E Court Street; PO Box 730
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Phone: 318.259.2424 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, land, probate, military and court records from 1800.[1]

History

Parent Parish

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Jackson Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries

Census

Census Pop.
19009,119
191013,81851.5%
192014,4864.8%
193013,808−4.7%
194017,80729.0%
195015,434−13.3%
196015,8282.6%
197015,9630.9%
198017,3218.5%
199015,705−9.3%
200015,397−2.0%
201016,2745.7%
Jackson Parish Census Data[2]
















Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Louisiana denominations, view the Louisiana Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Military Records - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb

Newspapers

Newspaper Tidbits - Jackson Par, LAGenWeb


Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Probate records before 1845 were kept in probate courts. Since 1845, they have been kept by the Jackson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy clerk of the district court. Many of the probate records are included in the notarial records with the deeds and mortgages. In some parishes they are known as “succession” records.

See the Wiki page Louisiana Probate Records for more information about probate records in Louisiana.

Content: Probate records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Jackson Parish Library
614 South Polk Avenue
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Phone: (318) 259-5697
Website

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Livingston Parish, Louisiana p 290 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02.