Welcome To Jackson County Ohio Genealogy
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This is where I put site info that I think you should read, and it doesn't have any better place to go. (last updated 17 Sep 2002)
Jackson County Mailing List
There is now a mailing list for Jackson County. This is a great place to ask those questions like: "Where do I find such-and-such source" or "Does anyone know the history of such-and-such place" as well as asking about families. These general questions are difficult to ask in queries on this web site.
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Jackson County Maps, Place Names and Photographs
(Not great maps, but the best I can do right now)
Jackson County People Being Researched
Jackson County Research Help
- Jackson County Sources - Request Lookups (last updated 6 Jun 2008)
- Genealogy Page of the Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library
- Biography of Andrew Roy from "Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes", by Henry Howe
- Biography of Kermit Daugherty from "Out of the Red Brush", by Kermit Daugherty
- Jackson County Apple Festival Queens and Attendants (last updated 4 April 2013)
- Jackson County Chapter of the OGS Info and Publications (last updated 12 Nov 2007)
- Jackson County Funeral Homes (last updated 04 Oct 2001)
- Index to the 1820 U.S. Census of Jackson County (last updated 16 Jun 1997)
- The 1850 U.S. Census Mortality Schedule
- Census Enumeration Districts in 1900 (last updated 01 Dec 1997)
- Jackson County Histories (last updated 21 May 2003)
- Jackson County section from "Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes", by Henry Howe
- "Military History Of Ohio, Illustrated", Jackson County soldiers edition (mostly Civil War) (an excellent source!)
- Index to Will Book "A" of Jackson County (last updated 08 Aug 2001)
- Index to Lew Ogan's History of Vinton County Ohio, 1954 (part of Vinton County used to be in Jackson County) (last updated 17 Jun 1997)
- Biographies from the 1875 Jackson County Atlas (last updated 11 Jan 1998)
- Jackson County Covered Bridges (remaining)
- Membership Records 1880-1920 of Limerick Branch of the RLDS Church
- Old Mt. Zion Cemetery Transcription
- 1930 Rural Directory of Jackson County transcription
- Jackson County Postmasters and Post Offices from 1832 to about 1970
- Jackson County State Representatives to the Ohio House of Representatives from 1816 to 1966
- The Political Graveyard for Jackson County Ohio
- Index to Cemetery Inscriptions of Jackson County Ohio, Vol. I & II
- Fairmount Cemetery Burials Online (378 page PDF file)
- Limerick Cemetery - transcriptions, photos, history and an index A series of large PDF files on the Jackson County OGS site
- The Wales-Ohio Project, Jackson and Gallia Counties, Ohio
- Old Schools in Jackson County (on another site)
- Jackson County Vital Records and County Offices info
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The maintainer of this page is Charles R. Weese:
Please do not ask the page maintainer any specific genealogical questions unless he has volunteered to do lookups in specific sources on another page of this site. Specific questions, such as where do I find such-and-such and do you know anything about so-and-so's family are best handled in queries or on the mailing list.
I am required to tell you the current year is 2013 and this page is copyrighted by me although almost none of the data on this site is copyrightable.
Last updated: Thursday, 04-Apr-2013 15:04:09 MDT