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Jackson County Resource Guide

Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library - Elizabeth Smith Genealogy Room
Jackson County Information @ Histopolis.com
1875 Jackson County Township maps
1816 Jackson County Voter List - Compiled by Anthony Coyan


 Poplar Row Index  Search these indices for information in our back issues of Poplar Row from 1981 to 2007. CLICK HERE for a mail-in order form.

1981-1982-1983 Poplar Row Index  

1984-1985-1986 index to "Poplar Row"

1987-1988-1989 index to "Poplar Row"

1990-1991-1992 index to "Poplar Row"

1993-1994-1995 index to "Poplar Row"

1996-1997-1998 index to "Poplar Row" (A-K)

1996-1997-1998 index to "Poplar Row" (L-Z)

1999-2000-2001 index to "Poplar Row" (A-K)

1999-2000-2001 index to "Poplar Row" (L-Z)

2002-2003-2004 index to "Poplar Row" (A-G)

2002-2003-2004 index to "Poplar Row" (H-O)

2002-2003-2004 index to "Poplar Row" (P-Z)


 Research Forms 

Family Record Sheet
Pedigree Chart
Research Record Sheet


 Census Records 
1820 Census Index
1850 Mortality Schedule


 Cemetery Burial Records and Locations 

Jackson County Cemetery Map Locations

Jackson County Cemetery Map Locations - Provided by Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Jackson County Cemetery - Tombstone Transcriptions Project

Find a Grave - Cemetery project (over 79 million records)

Bundy-Paine Cemetery Index (Wellston) - D.W. Williams and Francis Hixon combined (submitted by Mike Stroth)

Fairmount Cemetery Index
(Jackson) - PDF document of burials up to January 31st, 2007 (Courtesy of the City of Jackson)
   
    Fairmount Cemetery Map Submitted by Anthony Coyan

James Cemetery Index
(Jackson) - Compiled by Anthony Coyan


Limerick Cemetery
(Jackson) - Compiled by Rickie and Dale Longfellow. This PDF publication is in four sections with pictures of headstones. Rickie and Dale have done a tremendous job on this project. Any questions or additions to this project you may email them at ancestorroots@columbus.rr.com

Mt. Zion (Old) Cemetery - Transcription's

Mt. Zion Cemetery - History and transcription's

Ridgewood Cemetery Index (Wellston) - Burials from 1811 to 2008 (Courtesy of the Sylvester Public Library, Wellston)
   
     Ridgewood Cemetery Map
Ridgewood Cemetery Burials (1811-1939) - Compiled by Cynthia Dalton

Index to "Cemetery Inscriptions of Jackson County, Ohio" Volumes I and II

                                                                                        by Mary J. Hixon and Frances Welch Hixon, 1982


 Birth Records  

Before 1867 - Ohio did not make it a law to keep birth records until 1867.

1867 to 1908 - Jackson County Probate Court - 226 E. Main St., Jackson OH 45640 or call (740) 286-1401.

1909 to Present - Jackson County Health Dept. - 200 E. Main St., Jackson OH 45640 or call (740) 286-5094. Hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Monday-Friday)

 


 Death Records 

Before 1867 - Ohio did not make it a law to keep death records until 1867.

1867 to 1908 - Jackson County Probate Court - 226 E. Main St., Jackson OH 45640 or call (740) 286-1401.

1909 to Present - Jackson County Health Dept. - 200 E. Main St., Jackson OH 45640 or call (740) 286-5094. Hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Monday-Friday)

Jackson County Deaths - Compiled by Maria Collins cubahio@bellsouth.net

Jackson County Deaths - GenealogyTrails.com

Jackson County Deaths - US GenWeb

Jackson County Obituaries (2001-2003) - Compiled by Anthony Coyan

Ohio Death Records and Indexes Online


 Military 

Jackson County Revolutionary War Soldiers courtesy of Anthony Coyan 


 Brochures 

Cemeteries of Jackson County
Early Jackson Ohio
George Crookham
History of the Iron Industry in Jackson County
John Wesley Powell
John Wesley Powell Memorial
Leo Petroglyph
One Room Schools
The Round House
Welsh Scenic Byway


 Historical Articles 

History of Jackson County (1816-1889)  
   
         - Excerpted from 1898 Edition of Howe's Historical Collection of Ohio by Henry Howe

History of Hocking Valley (1883) - Online version of this 1883 publication.

A Standard History of the Hanging Rock Region (Volume 1) - Online version of this 1916 publication.
A Standard History of the Hanging Rock Region (Volume 2) - Online version of this 1916 publication.

        Jackson County Chapters:
            -
From the book "A Standard History of The Hanging Rock Region of Ohio" - published in 1916.
        Chapter  1: The Works of Nature
        Chapter  2: The Scioto Salt Licks
        Chapter  3: Government Ownership of the Licks
        Chapter  4: Founding of the County
        Chapter  5: Miscellaneous County Matters
        Chapter  6: Pioneers and Pioneer Matters
        Chapter  7: Political and Industrial (1816-1854)
        Chapter  8: Railroad Era Commences
        Chapter  9: The Civil War
        Chapter 10: Decade After The War
        Chapter 11: Literary and Industrial Progress
        Chapter 12: Township History
        Chapter 13: Mostly Personal and Professional

 


 Jackson County Biographies 

Davis, CK - Coal Operator, Businessman and founder of Lake Alma - Biography by Robert Ervin

James Genealogy - Compiled by Clara Paine Ohler (3 parts)
        Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

Paine, David and Abigail - Compiled by Clara Paine Ohler

Wells, Harvey - Businessman and founder of Wellston


 

 

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