Jackson

The Jackson County area was set off in 1829 and organized in 1832.  It was named for President Andrew Jackson.

Its county seat is Jackson. Adjacent counties are Calhoun, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Lenawee and Washtenaw.

Selected general works

DeLand, Charles V.
De Land's history of Jackson County, Michigan: embracing a concise review of its early settlement, industrial development and present conditions, together with interesting reminiscences... 1903
LIB OF MICHIGAN 2N F572.J2 D3 1903 and Microfilm 2S F566.C67 1973 reel 41 no.126

History of Jackson County, Michigan, 1881
LIB OF MICHIGAN RARE 4N F572.J2 H58 1881 and Microfilm 2S F566.C67 1973 reel 42 no.128/128A

Portrait and biographical album of Jackson County, Michigan: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the County together with portraits & biographies…1885
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N  F572.J2 P67 1890 and Microfilm 2S F566.C67 1973 r.43 no.129/129A

Pombier, Barbara (Pattenaude) et al, compilers
The Springport connection: a genealogy book of Springport, Michigan and beyond, 2003?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.S632 S69

Selected newspapers

Concord
Concord News 1922-25, 1928-31, 1933-80
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Jackson
Jackson Citizen Patriot   1918-present
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Jackson
Jackson Daily Citizen 1865-1918
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

L.H. Everts & Co.
New historical atlas of Jackson County Michigan: illustrated, 1874
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N Folio G1413.J2 E94 1874

Rockford Map Publishers
Atlas & plat book, Jackson County, Michigan, [title varies] 1965, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1989-2002
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G1413.J2 R635

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Jackson County, Michigan, [1930?]
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G 1413.J2 H5 1930

Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Standard atlas of Jackson County, Michigan 1911.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N Oversize G4113.J2 O35 1911

Universal Map (Firm)
Jackson & Jackson County, Michigan, StreetMap, 1997?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N G4114.J2 1997 .U5

Selected records, indexes, and transcripts

Jackson County (Jackson) [no.38 in the Inventory of the County Archives of Michigan series] 1941
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   CD 3307.J2 J325 1941

Jackson County state census, 1884, 1981
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F572.J2 J335 1884 2 reels

Jackson County state census, 1894. 1981
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F572.J2 J338 1894 2 reels

Kaminski, Carolyn Hills, et al, compliers
Probate records, Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, 1835-1864, 1978
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.J2 K35 1978 2 vols.

Records of miscellaneous cemeteries in Jackson County, Mich. [between 1900 and 1999]
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.J2 R42 1900z

Lewis, Helen F.
Southeastern Michigan pioneer families: especially Jackson County and New York origins, 1998
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.J2 L49 1998

Selected government publications

Kus, Susan Mary
Report of the archaeological survey of the Michigan Department of State Highways and Transportation right-of-way for US-127 from US-12 to M-50 [in] Jackson, Hillsdale and Lenawee Counties 1977
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS Official    F572.J2 K8 1977

McLeese, Robert L.
Soil survey of Jackson County, Michigan, 1981
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN S599.M5 M34 1981 and US DOC A57.38:J 13/5

Michigan. Department of Auditor General.
Examination of the books and records of Jackson County for the calendar year of ...1950-53.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL HJ9259.J33 E93 1950-53

Michigan Department of Commerce.
Profile of Jackson County, Michigan.1988-1992 (incomplete).
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS HC107.M5 A1 Jackson

 

Updated 11/28/2018