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Jackson County West Virginia
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Obituaries and Death Notices

Recent Updates
July 2018
News-Accidents: James William Owens Killed in Rail Accident, Ellen Starks Died from Fire Accident

May 2018
Civil War News: Prisoners after the Battle of Lewisburg
Marriage Notice: Patee - De Ford



Jackson County

was formed in 1831 from parts of Kanawha, Wood, and Mason Counties, and named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.
Its county seat is Ripley.

Ravenswood * Ripley

Other Communities
Advent * Cottageville * Evans * Flatwoods * Fletcher * Gay * Given * Independence * Kenna * Kentuck * LeRoy
Millwood * Mount Alto * Murraysville * Rock Castle * Romance * Sandyville * Sherman

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