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ADDRESS:
211 W. Ganson Street (see back entrance)
Suite 170, Jackson, MI  49201
Click here to see the mailing address, map, hours and phone

JACKSON COUNTY  GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
LIBRARY


WELCOME
TO THE 2014 YEAR

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the calendar and meetings



JACKSON COUNTY MICHIGAN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Jackson County Genealogical Society, an organization formed and dedicated to the encouragement  and enhancement of genealogy, was formed in 1977.

Society objectives are:

  • Preserve and make available for genealogical research the records of the Jackson County Michigan area.
  • Encourage and assist the study of family history, promote the exchange of genealogical knowledge, and encourage the central deposit of genealogical records.
  • Cooperate with other genealogical societies and assist Jackson County area libraries in collecting genealogical records, expanding their collections of published genealogical records, and publishing genealogical material.
  • Publish material of genealogical interest and use to Society members.
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WELCOME TO THE 2014 YEAR

Click here to see the calendar and meetings


NEW

CIVIL WAR ANCESTOR CERTIFICATE

APPLY NOW

The Jackson County Genealogical Society will be offering a Civil War Ancestor Certificate to commemorate the start of the Civil War in 1861.  

CLICK button for detailed information on the Jackson County Civil War Certificate project.

Jackson Co. Civil War Project INSTRUCTIONS

 

CLICK button for civil War Ancestor Certificate application. 

Jackson Co. Civil War--Ancestor Certificate Application

 


120 PIONEER CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Data and genealogical information available

The Genealogy Society is now making available data and genealogical information from this program.

FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK BELOW:

ORDER DOCUMENTATION OF PIONEER CERTIFICATES


JACKSON COUNTY  GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
LIBRARY

ADDRESS

LOCATED AT:
211 W. Ganson Street
Suite 170
Jackson, MI  49201


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JCGSA red brick building across the street from the Fair Events building of the Jackson County Fair. There is parking in the rear; please use the lower level ramp.

Map of Frequently visited historical locations in Jackson Michigan:


View Jackson Michigan Genealogical Resources in a larger map - Spots on this map include the Jackson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) Library, The Jackson County Courthouse, the Jackson County Department onm Aging where the JCGS monthly meetings are held, and the historical marker "Under the Oaks."


MAILING ADDRESS
JACKSON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
PO BOX 188
JACKSON, MI  49204

 

PHONE
1-517-768-9266

HOURS

TUESDAY
1 to 5 pm

EMAIL
jcgs.library@yahoo.com
THURSDAY
1 to 5 pm
  SATURDAY
10 am to 4 pm

 

RESEARCH REQUEST

The JCGS Library is staffed by volunteers and always eager to help you with your genealogical requests.

For further information regarding requests please go the SOCIETY LIBRARY page.

Email or mail (above address) your request to us today.

Click here for Society Library Page   SOCIETY LIBRARY

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Place of Meetings

CROUCH CENTER
JACKSON COUNTY DEPARTMENT ON AGING
1715 LANSING AVENUE JACKSON, MI

Time - Usually the first Tuesday of the month

SOCIAL TIME 6:00 P.M.

MEETING TIME 6:30 P.M.


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We meet at the Crouch Center Department of Aging - which is on the other side of the Jackson County Veterans Affairs office.

 

SCHEDULE OF GENERAL MEETINGS - see earlier meetings here

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

AGENDA

January 7, 2014
SNOW DAY!

6:00 Social

6:30 Meeting

Crouch Center

Old Coins/Civil War Coins made/used in Jackson           
Presenter:  Bill Anderson

A-L names have cookie duty

February 4, 2014

6:00 Social

6:30 Meeting

Crouch Center

Hunting Ancestors with Ground Penetrating Radar

Presenter: By Brian Chmielewski

M-Z names have cookie duty

March 4, 2014

6:00 Social

6:30 Meeting

Crouch Center

Breaking Down Genealogical Brick Walls W/Facebook

Presenter:  By Katherine Wilson

A-L names have cookie duty

April 1, 2014

6:00 Social

6:30 Meeting

Crouch Center

One Room Schoolhouses
Presenter: By Rochelle Balkam 

M-Z names have cookie duty

May 6, 2014

6:00 Social

6:30 Meeting

Start at the Crouch Center


Presenter: TBD

Election of Officers     

A-L names have cookie duty

June

No Meeting

Have A Safe Summer

July

No Meeting

Have A Safe Summer

August

No Meeting

Have A Safe Summer

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

During the fall of 2008 members of the Austin Blair Camp No. 7 Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War replaced the headstones of eight veterans of the Civil War buried at Jefferson Cemetery.   A dedication ceremony attended by more than 100 people many descendents of the Veterans was held on Saturday, May 30, 2009, at the Cemetery in Columbia Township, Jackson County Michigan. Click to see pictures and information.

CIVIL WAR VETERANS JEFFERSON CEMETERY

 

Please see the updated Pioneer Certificate Application.  It now goes to the year 1940. 

JCGS gets credit for return of toner and ink jet cartridges and all qualifying purchases at Office MAX and Office Depot.

Please furnish them with the rewards number of you can just tell them Jackson County Genealogical Society.

Office MAX Perks #203994176

Office Depot Rewards #30886112

 


  The Jackson County Genealogical Society, 2014
PO BOX 188
JACKSON, MI  49204

webmaster:  JCGS Library Staff

jcgs.library@yahoo.com
 

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