Marion County, Alabama Genealogy

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The Guin Dispatch - 1889, The Hamilton Free Press - 1893 - 1894,The Hamilton News Press - 1895, The Hamilton Appeal 1896,The Guin Gazette - 1897,  The Gazette Appeal - 1897, and various articles from other various dates can be found at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm]
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Revision as of 03:39, 18 November 2010

United States  > Alabama > Marion County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1818--Marion County was created 13 February 1818 from Tuscaloosa County. County seat: Hamilton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research

http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Transcription of the following newspapers:

The Guin Dispatch - 1889, The Hamilton Free Press - 1893 - 1894,The Hamilton News Press - 1895, The Hamilton Appeal 1896,The Guin Gazette - 1897,  The Gazette Appeal - 1897, and various articles from other various dates can be found at http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm

 Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Obituaries and death notices from the transcribed newspapers can be found at http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/obits.htm

Marriage notices from the transcribed newspapers can be found at http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/vitals.htm

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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