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Founded December 18, 1812, Jackson County is named for President Andrew Jackson. The county seat is Pascagoula

Gautier -- Moss Point -- Ocean Springs -- Pascagoula

Census-designated places
Big Point -- Escatawpa -- Gulf Hills -- Gulf Park Estates -- Helena --
Hickory Hills -- Hurley -- Latimer
-- St. Martin -- Vancleave -- Wade

Unincorporated places
Kreole -- Orange Grove


Jackson County Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records









Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
March 2015

New Section: Town Description
Town Desriptions: Americus, Basin, Benndale, Bigpoint, Bonnie, Brewton, Brushy, Crossroads, Daisy, Denny, Donavan, Eastside, Evanston, Fontainebleu, Fort Bayou, Gautier, Harleston, Howell

December 2014
Death Records - Annie Baria, Aubrey C. Baria, B. B. Baria, Brenard Baria, Campbell Cowan Baria, Charlie Edison Baria, Daisy Louise Baria, Emma baria, Florie E. Baria, Mrs. J. D. Baria, Thomas J. Baria, James Deloney, James Garner, James Jones, Everette Olsen, Annie Roberts, John Roberts, David Smith, Herbert Trevett, James Wilson, Max Wilson,
July 2014
History - Report On The Yellow Fever Epidemic At East Pascagoula, Mississippi By Robert A. Bayley, M. D.
Biographies: G. M. Corput, Horace Benjamin Everitt, Charles Stathan Meriwether, and Charles H. Wood
Obituaries: John Ernest Johnson and D. W. Sheen
Marriages: Mallory - Chastant and Rhodes - Lindsey

June 2014
Samuel Thomas Rhodes Biography

May 2014
History - Pascagoula, Miss April, 9, 1863
Mrs. Edna Logan Obituary
Miyama E. Allday Obituary
Alex G. Oden Obituary
C. C. Orrell Obituary
Duckling Felix Reid Obituary
Mrs. J. B. Bransford Obituary
C. E. Pabst Obituary


Surrounding Counties

George -- Harrison -- Stone -- Mobile, AL


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