Marion County, West Virginia

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| state = West Virginia
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[West Virginia|West Virginia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Marion County, West Virginia|Marion County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]
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[[Image:Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]  
  
 
Marion County<br>217 Adams Street<br>Fairmont, WV 26554<br>304-367-5440  
 
Marion County<br>217 Adams Street<br>Fairmont, WV 26554<br>304-367-5440  
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See an interactive map of Marion County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Marion County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/westvirginia/wv-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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<br>'''Military'''  
 
<br>'''Military'''  
  
West Virginia, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1932429Naturalization Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865]
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==== '''NATURALIZATION''' ====
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==== '''NATURALIZATION''' ====
  
'''West Virgina, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909003 Naturalization Records, 1814-1991]'''
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'''<br>Newspapers'''
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'''<br>Newspapers'''  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
<br>West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099Taxation Will Books]
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<br>West Virginia [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1909099Taxation Will Books]  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
{{WVvital}}Church <br>
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{{WVvital}}Church <br>  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[[Marion_County_Genealogical_Club|'''Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.''']]<br>Marion County Library, Monroe Street<br>Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554  
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[[Marion County Genealogical Club|'''Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.''']]<br>Marion County Library, Monroe Street<br>Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554  
  
 
'''Marion County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
 
'''Marion County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 04:15, 9 March 2012

Marion County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1842
County Seat Fairmont
Courthouse

United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Marion County

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

Census


For tips on accessing Marion County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fairmont

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


Military

West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

NATURALIZATION

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991


Newspapers

Probate


West Virginia Will Books

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.Church

Societies and Libraries

Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.
Marion County Library, Monroe Street
Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554

Marion County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

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Family History Centers

Web Sites


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References

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