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Jackson County, Illinois

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  • Mary Ellen Adkins (1859 - d.)
    Residence : Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States - 1880** Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Feb 7 2018, 3:25:30 UTC Reviewed profile June 24, 2021.
  • John Harrison Adkins (1851 - 1909)
    Residence : 1880 - Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States* Residence : 1900 - Pike Township, Carter, Missouri, United States** Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Feb 6 2018, 23:53:05 UTC
  • Lucy Adkins (1885 - 1885)
  • Annie Adkins (1886 - 1886)
  • Brev. Brig. General, Daniel Harmon Brush, (USA) (1813 - 1890)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A successful lawyer, he helped recruit what would become Company K of the 18th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in 1861. Commissioned Captain and commander of the C...

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Located in the southern portion of Illinois known locally as "Little Egypt", the county was incorporated on January 10, 1816 and named for Andrew Jackson.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Ava
  • Campbell Hill
  • Carbondale
  • De Soto
  • Dowell
  • Elkville
  • Gorham
  • Grand Tower
  • Makanda
  • Murphysboro (County Seat)
  • Vergennes

Other Townships & Communities: Boskydell, Bradley, Brownsville, Degognia, Elk, Etherton, Fountain Bluff, Grimsby, Hallidayboro, Howardton, Jacob, Kinkaid, Levan, Mount Carbon, Neunert, Ora, Oraville, Pomona, Raddle, Sand Ridge and Somerset



Genealogy Trails

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Crab Orchard Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

Shawnee National Forest (part)