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When was Jackson County, MS Created?
Jackson County was established on December 14, 1812 from Un-Organized Land. Currently the county was named in honor of Andrew Jackson, War of 1812 hero and seventh U.S. President .
What cities and towns are in Jackson County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Gautier, Moss Point, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula.
Where can find Jackson County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Jackson County vital records can be found at the Mississippi Department of Health which has copies of birth and death records after 1912, Marriage and a Divorce records since 1926. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Mississippi for current fees and application process.
Jackson County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
You can search online for Jackson County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
What Jackson County, MS census records are available?
Jackson County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Jackson Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Jackson Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jackson Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jackson Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Jackson County Courthouse?
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jackson county. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. Four courthouse fires over the years destroyed many of the early records of Jackson County, the latest fire in 1875.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Jackson County, MS?
A list of Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Jackson County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Jackson County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Jackson County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is basically a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.