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Guide to '''Jackson County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin Genealogy|Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jackson County'''
 
  
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Guide to '''Jackson County, Wisconsin ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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| state = Wisconsin
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
| founded year = 1853
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|organized= February 11, 1853
| founded date = February 11
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|county seat= Black River Falls
| seat = [[Black River Falls, Wisconsin|Black River Falls]]
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|parent county= [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| building address = [http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>307 Main Street<br>Black River Falls, WI 54615; <br>Phone. 715.284.0201}}
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|county1= [[Clark County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Clark]]
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|county2= [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Eau Claire]]
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|county3= [[Juneau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Juneau]]
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|county4= [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]]
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|county5= [[Monroe County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Monroe]]
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|county6= [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Trempealeau]]
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|county7= [[Wood County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Wood]]</br><center>[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|150px|<center>Andrew Jackson</center>]]
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== County Information ==
  
<br> [[Image:WI Jackson.png|thumb|right|275px]]
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=== Description ===
  
== County Information ==
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The County was named for President Andrew Jackson. The County is located in the west-central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Wisconsin " in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Wisconsin."</ref>
  
==== Jackson County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====  
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{WI Courthouse Intro|Jackson}}
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'''Jackson County Courthouse'''<br>307 Main Street<br>Black River Falls, WI 54615 <br>Phone: 715-284-0201<br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/ Jackson County Website]<br><br>
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[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={EBDF6BC5-8296-4082-86C7-1F77C1F49B1D} Register of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death, burial and land records.<br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={92715347-A9EE-4EEE-8D7D-98FCBDE68F90} Clerk of Court] has divorce and court records.<br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={54EA8BFB-2B21-4B54-9774-691FE45E38A6} Register in Probate] has probate records. <ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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=== Jackson County, Wisconsin Record Dates  ===
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{{WI Record Dates Intro|Jackson}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Wisconsin. Page 755-760, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 757-759.</ref></center>
<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
 
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1861
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1861
| width="16.6%" align="center" |1853
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1853
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1872
| width="16.6%" align="center" |1860
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1854
| width="16.6%" align="center" |1854
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1854
| width="16.6%" align="center" |1869
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1869
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1820
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1907. General compliance year unknown.</center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{WI Boundary Changes Intro|Jackson}}
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*The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Wisconsin "List of counties in Wisconsin,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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*1853--Jackson County was created 11 February 1853 from[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]] County.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Black River Falls<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/ Jackson County Courthouse]<br>307 Main Street<br>Black River Falls, WI 54615; <br>Phone. 715.284.0201
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://wisconsin.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,053,c,jackson.cfm Hometown Locator].
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Wisconsin," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Wisconsin, accessed 14 September 2018.</ref>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_River_Falls,_Wisconsin Black River Falls] (county seat)</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adams,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Adams]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albion,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Albion]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alma,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Alma]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Bluff,_Wisconsin Bear Bluff]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockway,_Wisconsin Brockway]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Point,_Wisconsin City Point]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Cleveland]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curran,_Wisconsin Curran]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Franklin]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garden_Valley,_Wisconsin Garden Valley]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Garfield]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hixton_(town),_Wisconsin Hixton]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving,_Wisconsin Irving]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knapp,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Knapp]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komensky,_Wisconsin Komensky]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Manchester]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melrose_(town),_Wisconsin Melrose]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millston,_Wisconsin Millston]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Bend,_Wisconsin North Bend]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northfield,_Wisconsin Northfield]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfield,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Springfield]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alma_Center,_Wisconsin Alma Center]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hixton,_Wisconsin Hixton]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melrose,_Wisconsin Melrose]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrillan,_Wisconsin Merrillan]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor,_Wisconsin Taylor]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockway_(community),_Wisconsin Brockway]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckholz_Corners,_Wisconsin Buckholz Corners]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Point_(community),_Wisconsin City Point]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disco,_Wisconsin Disco]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_(community),_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Franklin]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_(community),_Wisconsin Irving]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapham_Junction,_Wisconsin Lapham Junction]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levis,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Levis]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Bend_(community),_Wisconsin North Bend]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Branch,_Wisconsin North Branch]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northfield_(community),_Wisconsin Northfield]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pray,_Wisconsin Pray]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Price,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin Price]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Requa,_Wisconsin Requa]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sechlerville,_Wisconsin Sechlerville]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamrock,_Wisconsin Shamrock]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaulding,_Wisconsin Spaulding]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speck_Oaks,_Wisconsin Speck Oaks]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaudreuil,_Wisconsin Vaudreuil]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterbury,_Wisconsin Waterbury]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winnebago_Mission,_Wisconsin Winnebago Mission]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/York,_Jackson_County,_Wisconsin York]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatfield,_Wisconsin Hatfield]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millston_(community),_Wisconsin Millston]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charter_Oak_Mills,_Wisconsin Charter Oak Mills]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay,_Wisconsin Clay]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogneys,_Wisconsin Rogneys]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrightsville,_Wisconsin Wrightsville]</div>
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}}
  
&nbsp;<br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={EBDF6BC5-8296-4082-86C7-1F77C1F49B1D} Register of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death, burial and land records; <br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={92715347-A9EE-4EEE-8D7D-98FCBDE68F90} Clerk of Court] has divorce and court records; <br>[http://www.co.jackson.wi.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={54EA8BFB-2B21-4B54-9774-691FE45E38A6} Register&nbsp;in Probate] has probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Jackson County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{WI Historical Timeline Intro|Jackson}}
  
== Historical Facts  ==
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== Resources ==
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{{WI Resources Intro|Jackson}}
  
[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|150px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{WI Bible Intro|Jackson}}
  
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Wisconsin "List of counties in Wisconsin,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{WI Biographies Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{WI Business Records Intro|Jackson}}
  
1853--Jackson County was&nbsp;created 11 February 1853&nbsp;from[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]] County.&nbsp; <br>County seat: Black River Falls <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{WI Cemeteries Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Jackson County, Wisconsin''' online and in print</center>
 
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
 
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://wigenweb.org/jackson/cemeteries/cemeteries.html WIGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson.htm WIGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/jackson.htm Interment]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Jackson%20County%2C%20Wisconsin%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]
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* {{FHL|665431|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Jackson+Wisconsin&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Wisconsin/Jackson-County?id=county_3018 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23129&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=47&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Wisconsin Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Wisconsin "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1860 |4170
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|1870 |7687
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|1880 |13285
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|1890 |15797
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|1900 |17466
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|1910 |17075
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|1920 |17746
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|1930 |16468
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|1940 |16599
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|1950 |16073
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|1960 |15151
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|1970 |15325
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|1980 |16831
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|1990 |16588
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|2000 |19100
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|2010 |20449
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{{WI Census Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''''State Census'''''<br>
 
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*'''1855''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 1855 Wisconsin State Census] This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
[[Clark County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Clark]] {{•}} [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Eau Claire]] {{•}} [[Juneau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Juneau]] {{•}} [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]] {{•}} [[Monroe County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Monroe]] {{•}} [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Trempealeau]] {{•}} [[Wood County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Wood]]
 
<center>[[Image:{{WI Jackson County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]</center>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
 
 
==== Biography  ====
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/jackson/cemeteries/cemeteries.html List of Jackson County Cemeteries] WIGenWeb project
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=114840 Colwell Cemetery, Taylor] BillionGraves. May be in part a family plot, there are Colwell burials here.
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/jackson.html Jackson County Tombstone Photograph Pages] USGenWeb Archives
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
=====State Census=====
 
*'''1855''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 1855 Wisconsin State Census] This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.  
 
 
*'''1865''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter=false 1865 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
 
*'''1865''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter=false 1865 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
 
*'''1875''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.
 
*'''1875''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.
*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1443713|Wisconsin State Census, 1885}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Search indexed census.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1443713|Wisconsin State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Search indexed census.Identifies by name of head of household. Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1443712|Wisconsin State Census, 1895}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.  
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1443712|Wisconsin State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1443899|Wisconsin State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1443899|Wisconsin State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
=====Federal Census=====
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'''''Federal Census'''''<br>
 
*'''1890''' - [http://wigenweb.org/jackson/census/1890census.htm 1890 Special Schedule, Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Widows] WIGenWeb Project
 
*'''1890''' - [http://wigenweb.org/jackson/census/1890census.htm 1890 Special Schedule, Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Widows] WIGenWeb Project
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{WI Church Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Court Records ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{WI Court Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{WI Directories Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Directories ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{WI Emigration Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{WI Ethnic Groups Intro|Jackson}}
  
===== Germans =====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{WI Funeral Homes Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{WI Genealogies Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Genealogy  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{WI Guardianship Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== History  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{WI Land Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Land and Property  ====
 
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson/land/ Wisconsin Land Patent Database, Index of Jackson County] USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson/land/ Wisconsin Land Patent Database, Index of Jackson County] USGenWeb Archives
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{WI Histories Intro|Jackson}}
  
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{WI Maps Intro|Jackson County}}
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{{WI Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{WI Jackson County}}}}
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
==== Migration ====
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=== Migration ===
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{{WI Migration Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Military History and Records ====
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=== Military Records ===
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{{WI Military Intro|Jackson}}
  
===== Civil War =====
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==== Civil War ====
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{{WI Civil War Intro|Jackson}}
  
Civil War service men from Jackson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Jackson County. <br>
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{{WI Civil War Regiments|Jackson}}
  
:- [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Wisconsin_Infantry, 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized], Company G (Men were listed in the Roster as being from the city of Albion, which could have been from the counties of [[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]], [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Trempealeau]] or Jackson.)<br>
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:- [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Wisconsin_Infantry, 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized], Company G (Men were listed in the Roster as being from the city of Albion, which could have been from the counties of [[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]], [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Trempealeau]] or Jackson.)
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company G
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company G
 
:- [[14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company I
 
:- [[14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company I
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{WI Naturalization Intro|Jackson}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{WI Newspapers Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/jackson/newspapers/newspaper.html Various Newspaper Clippings] extracted from Jackson County, WI. WIGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/jackson/newspapers/newspaper.html Various Newspaper Clippings] extracted from Jackson County, WI. WIGenWeb Archives
  
==== Obituaries ====
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{WI Obituaries Intro|Jackson}}
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson.htm Some Jackson County Obituaries.] Scroll down to Obituary Records. USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson.htm Some Jackson County Obituaries.] Scroll down to Obituary Records. USGenWeb Archives
  
==== Periodicals ====
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=== Other Records ===
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{{WI Other Records Intro|Jackson}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{WI Periodicals Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Probate Records ====
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{WI Probate Intro|Jackson}}
  
 
'''Online Records'''
 
'''Online Records'''
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*[[Wisconsin Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|Wisconsin Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records]]<br>
  
*'''1800 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — images and index $
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*'''1800–1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — images and index $
*'''1848 – 1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1848–1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
 
 
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at: [[Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
 
==== Repositories  ====
 
 
 
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
 
 
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
 
  
===== County Courthouse  =====
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=== School Records ===
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{{WI Schools Intro|Jackson}}
  
===== Family History Centers  =====
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=== Tax Records ===
*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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{{WI Tax Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Societies  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{WI Vital Intro|Jackson}}
  
'''Jackson County Historical Society'''<br> 13 S First St<br> Black River Falls WI 54615<br> Telephone: 715-284-5314<br>[https://www.facebook.com/Jackson-County-Historical-Society-156129497232/ Facebook]<br><br>
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==== Birth ====
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{{WI Birth Intro|Jackson}}
  
'''Monroe-Juneau-Jackson-Genealogical Workshop'''<br>PO Box 363<br>Sparta, WI 54656<br>
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*'''1820-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
[http://www.monroecountyhistory.org/MJJGW.php Website]<br><br>
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*'''1826-1908''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index $
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*'''1826-1926''' {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{WI Marriage Intro|Jackson}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''1836-1911''' {{RecordSearch|1803973|Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1836-1930''' {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1973-1997''' {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1973-1997''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images $
  
===== Birth Records  =====
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==== Death ====
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{{WI Death Intro|Jackson}}
  
*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1820-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1835-1968''' {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*1826 - 1908 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1867-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1959-1997''' {{RecordSearch|1947978|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
  
===== Marriage Records  =====
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==== Divorce ====
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{{WI Divorce Intro|Jackson}}
  
*1836 - 1930 {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1965-1984''' {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index
*1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*1973 - 1997 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
 
  
===== Divorce Records  =====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{WI Research Facilities Intro|Jackson}}
  
*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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=== Archives ===
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{{WI Archives Intro|Jackson}}
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*'''Area Research Center'''<br>Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse<br>1631 Pine St.<br>La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601<br>Telephone: 608-785-8511<br>Email: [mailto:specoll@uwlax.edu specoll@uwlax.edu]<br>[https://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/special-collections/collections/area-research-center/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/uwlmurphylibrary Facebook]<br>
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
===== Death Records  =====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{WI Libraries Intro|Jackson}}
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*'''Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse'''<br>Area Research Center<br>1631 Pine St.<br>La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601<br>Telephone: 608-785-8511<br>Email: [mailto:specoll@uwlax.edu specoll@uwlax.edu]<br>[https://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/special-collections/collections/area-research-center/ Website]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/uwlmurphylibrary Facebook]<br>
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=== Museums ===
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{{WI Museums Intro|Jackson}}
  
*1867 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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== Societies ==
*1835 - 1968 {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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{{WI Societies Intro|Jackson}}
*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*1959 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1947978|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
  
==== Voting Registers  ====
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*'''Jackson County Historical Society'''<br> 13 S First St<br> Black River Falls, WI 54615<br> Telephone: 715-284-5314<br>[https://www.facebook.com/Jackson-County-Historical-Society-156129497232/ Facebook]<br>
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*'''Monroe-Juneau-Jackson-Genealogical Workshop'''<br>PO Box 363<br>Sparta, WI 54656<br>[http://www.monroecountyhistory.org/MJJGW.php Website]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{WI Websites Intro|Jackson}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/jackson-county/ Jackson County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/jackson-county/ Jackson County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/jackson/ Jackson County, WIGenWeb project]
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/jackson/ Jackson County, WIGenWeb project]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson.htm Jackson County, USGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/jackson.htm Jackson County, USGenWeb Archives]
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|200704|Wisconsin|Jackson}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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== Research Guides ==
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{{WI Research Guides Intro|Jackson}}
  
== References ==
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[[Category:Jackson County, Wisconsin]]
  
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Latest revision as of 12:12, 8 November 2019


Guide to Jackson County, Wisconsin ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Black River Falls
Organized: February 11, 1853
Parent County(s): La Crosse[1]
Neighboring Counties
Clark  • Eau Claire  • Juneau  • La Crosse  • Monroe  • Trempealeau  • Wood
See County Maps
Courthouse
Jackson County Wisconsin Courthouse.jpg
Location Map
WI Jackson.png
Adoption
Andrew Jackson

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for President Andrew Jackson. The County is located in the west-central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Jackson County Courthouse
307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Phone: 715-284-0201
Jackson County Website

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and land records.
Clerk of Court has divorce and court records.
Register in Probate has probate records. [3]

Jackson County, Wisconsin Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1861 1853 1872 1854 1854 1869 1820
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1907. General compliance year unknown.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[7]

Cities
Towns
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places
Ghost towns


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Jackson County, Wisconsin online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1860 4,170
1870 7,687 84.3%
1880 13,285 72.8%
1890 15,797 18.9%
1900 17,466 10.6%
1910 17,075 −2.2%
1920 17,746 3.9%
1930 16,468 −7.2%
1940 16,599 0.8%
1950 16,073 −3.2%
1960 15,151 −5.7%
1970 15,325 1.1%
1980 16,831 9.8%
1990 16,588 −1.4%
2000 19,100 15.1%
2010 20,449 7.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

For tips on accessing Jackson census records online, see: Wisconsin Census.

State Census

  • 1855 - 1855 Wisconsin State Census This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
  • 1865 - 1865 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
  • 1875 - 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 - Wisconsin State Census, 1885 at FamilySearch — index and images. Search indexed census.Identifies by name of head of household. Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
  • 1895 - Wisconsin State Census, 1895 at FamilySearch — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 - Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at FamilySearch — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.

Federal Census

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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 Wisconsin denominations, view the Wisconsin Church Records wiki page.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wisconsin Land and Property for additional information about early Wisconsin land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Eau Claire CountyClark CountyWood CountyJuneau CountyLa Crosse CountyMonroe CountyTrempealeau CountyWI JACKSON.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Jackson served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Jackson:

- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Company G (Men were listed in the Roster as being from the city of Albion, which could have been from the counties of Dane, Trempealeau or Jackson.)
- 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company G
- 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company I

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Probate records are held by the Jackson Clerk of Circuit Court and are housed at the Jackson Courthouse. See the wiki page Wisconsin Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

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, and adoptions.

Online Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Wisconsin tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned property or other items that could be taxed were listed, some residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records. For more information see the Wiki page, Wisconsin Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Most counties started keeping records in the 1870s. In 1907, the counties began sending copies to the state.

For pre-1907 births, deaths, and marriages, search the Wisconsin Genealogy Index.

For additional information, see Wisconsin Vital Records.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

  • Area Research Center
    Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
    1631 Pine St.
    La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
    Telephone: 608-785-8511
    Email: specoll@uwlax.edu
    Website
    Facebook

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

  • Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
    Area Research Center
    1631 Pine St.
    La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
    Telephone: 608-785-8511
    Email: specoll@uwlax.edu
    Website
    Facebook

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

  • Jackson County Historical Society
    13 S First St
    Black River Falls, WI 54615
    Telephone: 715-284-5314
    Facebook
  • Monroe-Juneau-Jackson-Genealogical Workshop
    PO Box 363
    Sparta, WI 54656
    Website

Websites[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Wisconsin " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Wisconsin."
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Wisconsin. Page 755-760, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 757-759.
  5. "List of counties in Wisconsin," Wikipedia.
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Jackson County, Wisconsin," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_County,_Wisconsin, accessed 14 September 2018.