More about Jackson County, Florida


  • Historic Places in Jackson Co., FL

    General Information Links
    Accommodations in Jackson County, Florida  - Hotels, Inns, Motels, and Camping
    Marianna, Jackson Co FL Things to Do and See in Jackson County  
    Chamber of Commerce, Marianna   Marianna/Chipley Lake Seminole and Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam
    Graceville, Jackson Co FL Hinson House  
    Graceville, Chamber of Commerce Go to Genealogy Fun Page      
    Marianna, Radio Station Panhandle of Florida
    Jackson County Sheriff Office Tri-State Chapter of SAR, Dothan, Houston Co AL
    Marianna Now Village Jackson County Floridan Online
    Chipley Newspaper Online Jackson County Floridan Obits


    Memories of Jackson County, Florida
    Memories of Dianne Johnson  by Dianne Killebrew Johnson
    SLOAN Family Memories  by Frank Sloan
    Why I love Jackson Co FL  by Betty James Smith
    A little history of me.  LOL Betty
    Your Memories could be here! Send them in.



    Books and Research Locations
    (For these and other books about Middle Florida Counties click here --
    includes Libraries locations)


    General Information

    1850 Jackson County Mortality Schedule 1860 Jackson County Mortality Schedule 1870 Jackson County Mortality Schedule
    ELLIS FAIRBANKS DAVIS - 1813-1885  
    His participation in The Battle of Marianna, 27 September, 1864 and Imprisonment at Elmira Prison, NY
    Dellwood School Picture
    year unknown
    For lots of tidbits go to this Holmes Co web page. Calhoun and Washington Co's information
    Dekle/Smith obit and a great story about Merritt's Mill Pond and the 1st Ice House in Marianna.
    Emerald Brigahm
    Florida News Papers Links
    Marianna 1950's
    Hickory Hill School
    Sidney A Lewis Syfrett and Thomas Abram Syfrett
    From SC to Jackson Co FL
    The why of it!
    Hinson Crossroads
    TERRITORIAL PAPERS 
    for Jackson Co FL
    Snodgrass Hill, Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia
    Lieut. John E Wilson of Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida and the Florida 6th Infantry Co. G
    1905 Louisville U C V Reunion Ribbon found in Jackson Co FL
    FISHER-POU FUNERAL HOME RECORDS  Fisher-Pou Funeral Home, 27 East Wright Street, Pensacola, Florida -- 36 Volumes of original Account Records that span the period between December 1926 and August 1979.    Birthplace of Jason Junior Miles Grand Ridge, Jackson Co FL

    Bellamy/Nichols/Mooring House working on it...need information
    Ghost of Bellamy Bridge
    Elizabeth Jane (Croom) Bellamy
    Calhoun Co FL Old Tax Records Unknown Photos

    More unknown Photos

    Articles and Material by Dale Cox

    Picture Collection

    Parramore 1976

    Parramore 1977

    THE WEST FLORIDA WAR
    A New Look at the 1864 Raid on Marianna
    by: Dale A. Cox 
    Copyright by Dale A. Cox 1989 and 1999

    Russ House History   
    Home of Marianna Chamber of Commerce - with a ghost! Read the story of-------
    "The Magic Nursery"

    Russ house

    Central School

    Cottondale School Class, Abt. 1911

    Name and Profile Pictures of Old Courthouse James H. Hinson's Family Bible
    Bits and Pieces Old Land Records Index The Toole Surname DNA project
    Famous People 1869 Jury List Courthouse Basement Inventory

    Glen Nobles'  The Pioneer   FL GenWeb Archives Table of Contents Jackson County Surname Index  
    Early Newspapers of Florida, State Library of Florida, Florida Collection    Masons Membership List 1866-1870 Jackson Co FL   Facts and History
    Jackson Co FL Demographics
    Jackson Co FL History
    Butterflies of Jackson Co FL
    Churches of Jackson County in 1942 Voters in First FL Election - Jackson Co FL   Family Reunions of Jackson County (and School Reunions)
    John Quincy Dickinson blank Jackson County, Florida,  Biographies
    Charlie James and his matched mules.....   Pilgrims Rest Church, A History   Misc. Papers of John Pinkney King, of Jackson Co. Fla.
    Researching Confederate Service and Pension Records Some Davis Family Documents Roguetown  
    Parramore     Aycock
    3d Brigade-Florida Division Sons of Confederate Veterans Map of Jackson Co FL

    All of Florida

    1895 Jackson Co., FL Map
    How to order Vital Records Slave Holders In Jackson County Florida 1860 Willoughby and Anne (Beaman) Miles  - picture

    Railroad Maps  
    Florida Maps
    The History Net AniMap
    Tiger Map Server Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names US Geological Service
    Some Old Names of Vocations & Diseases The Official Land Patent Records Site Genealogy Gateway To The Web

    State Hospital and Cemetery, Gadsden County, Florida  
    Now with Pictures of Old Cemetery!
    Chattahoochee (with Inmates from census)
    Florida State Archives
    1895 Map of Florida - on-line     Florida Pioneers before 1845 FSGS
    Jackson Co FL Map Florida Cracker Country  


    Gilmore Academy - Jackson County Training School Alumni Association
    Jackson County, Florida
    Our past teaches us and guides us toward our future. However, with the passage of time, these historical photographs, documents, and other resources are growing increasingly fragile. One of the goals of the GA-JCTS Alumni Association, Inc., is to capture, for the first time, these artifacts and create a oral and photographic history of African-Americans in Jackson County, Florida.



    THOMAS FRANKLIN BAZZELL'S ACCOUNT BOOK
    With Notations from 1880 to 1902
    Bazzell Pond Area, Jackson County, Florida
    Annotated, with Family History
    By Randy T. Scott
    Frank's Great-Grandson


    Marianna graveyard was site of fierce Civil War battle
    Marlene Womack

    Highway runs past site of Gadsden County massacre of 1840
    Marlene Womack

    McLane, defending family's cabin,shoots son of Indian chief
    Marlene Womack

    Sgt John Simmons Bird 1861 Letter
    Kathy S Johnson



    The famous  Jackson County, Florida
     Boiled Peanuts

    Old St. Joe, Florida

    Two Egg, Jackson Co FL
    The Story about the name...and we are still taking stories ..please submit your "corny" story or the real thing.

    Two Egg - The Pictures - by Don Sellers


    Satsuma Oranges
    Jackson Co FL
    When the Satsuma trees were killed, they replaced them with tung nut trees.
    Charlie James and his matched mules.....  with Satsuma Oranges @ 1918

    COMPASS LAKE and Tung Oil
    By OTIS A. ROSBOROUGH JR. e-mail otisarjr@wfeca.net
    CompassTung.html


    The Rovings/Ramblings of the Rileys

    Two Tales of One Family - E. William Riley and Elizabeth Majors Land
    "part two has been added" See book page to order book.


    REENACTMENT OF THE BATTLE OF MARIANNA


    Contributions and accomplishments of Timothy Thomas Fortune.


    Forks of the Creek  
    Picture  2nd Picture
    Jackson Co FL  from Ron Hall
    You just got to read the story about the "Forks of the Creek"


    Help with African Americans in the 1870 Census  Tysgrl@aol.com  
    Jeannine/Pittsburgh  http://www.angelfire.com/fl2/johnsonroots/index.html




    First School for Blacks in Jackson County
    Slave Records Needed
    for more information go to this web page.



    Indian Reservations


    Jackson County FL Federal Land Records

    Reconstructed Tract Book andMap  
    Map of Fayette County, Florida
    (which came out of Jackson in 1832 and was put back in 1834) with lots of information.

    Jackson Co FL map    
    (great new map with Cemeteries
    )

    Jackson Co FL "war" with AL border
    Jackson Co FL Land Records and all of west Florida

    Watson Line    
    And the FL - GA Border

    by two great volunteers: Gail and Duke Vickrey, Gulf Breeze, FL


    S-K PUBLICATIONS ANNOUNCES http://www.skpub.com/genie/  Everyone check this out and let me know your thoughts. This would save a lot of work for us.   Now if we can come up with the money to have the Jackson Co FL 1900, 1910, and the 1920 census done.  Betty


    Other Jackson County Sources and Persons Who Will Do Lookups:    

    CarlsonLW@aol.com   Le Roy W Carlson    
    "Genealogical Menoir of the Roulhac Family" by Helen M Prescott, Atlanta, GA  1894.  also has information on Daffin, Clarke, Roulhac and Ely families of Jackson County, Florida

    SMartin583@aol.com
    Home page with information on FL State Archives



    Other Sites of Interest
    Washington County, Florida
    Liberty County,FL
    Calhoun County, Florida
    Gadsden County, Florida
    Holmes County, Florida
    Houston County, Alabama
    Geneva County, Alabama
    Barbour Co., AL

    USGENWEB List of States
    Florida's County List


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    Webpage by James L. Edenfield
    Created: 23 Nov 2001
    Updated: 1 Apr 2002