Jackson County Information Resources

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Be sure to visit the Jackson County GenWeb Links page.

 Robert Love Survey Map

Maps of the original Love Survey, 1820

includes some areas of present day Jackson County


Current Obituaries from the Sylva Herald

lists the current issue obituaries


The Sylva Herald Archives

This link will take you to the archives 1999-present. 

To view the obituaries, pick the date and then scroll to obits

when the page loads. A real treasure trove of genealogy info!

Bastardy Bonds of Jackson County
Extracted from State Archives Records by Rick Frizzell.

Brenner-Kuykendall Cemetery Census
Excerpted from The Cemeteries of Jackson County

Civil War Soldiers
Over 400 Soldiers and Troop Listings.

(Old) Coward Cemetery Census
Excerpted from The Cemeteries of Jackson County

Crawford, William R. Family
Odyssey…In Search of Preacher Billy’s Bible
Jean Crawford Brown's quest for the Family Bible of William R. Crawford.


Haywood Census - 1810

Haywood Census - 1820

Haywood Census - 1830
Haywood Census - 1840

Includes many families in the area prior to the 1851 formation of Jackson County.
From the NCGenWeb Archives.

Hooper, Absalom Family
Hooper versus Hooper
Anne Goodwin's trascription of the Jackson County Equity Court Case.

Jackson County: In the Beginning...
The Original Petition to form Jackson County.

Jackson County Offices and Libraries

Love Cemetery (Lovesfield) Census
Excerpted from The Cemeteries of Jackson County

Migration Patterns of Jackson Families
including links to other USGenWeb sites

Newspapers of Jackson County
Sharon Carnes and Sandy Massingale outline the history of newspapers in Jackson.

JCGS Photo Album
Great scans of early life and people in Jackson County

Probate Terminology
Commonly used probate terms from Jane Nardy, CGRS.


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