Marion County, West Virginia

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(link to map)
(Handy Book Genealogist)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
+
*[[Image:Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]] Marion County
 +
 
 +
217 Adams Street
 +
 
 +
Fairmont, WV 26554
 +
 
 +
304-367-5440
 +
 
 +
*County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1872
 +
*Clerk Circuit Court probate and land records
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:16, 23 February 2012

United States  > West Virginia > Marion County

Wv-marion.png

Contents

County Courthouse

  • Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Marion County

217 Adams Street

Fairmont, WV 26554

304-367-5440

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1872
  • Clerk Circuit Court probate and land records

History

Francis Marion.JPG

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

Parent County

1842--Marion County was created 14 January 1842 from Monongalia and Harrison Counties.  County seat: Fairmont [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Marion County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fairmont

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).