Marion County, Alabama

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Revision as of 06:51, 7 January 2011

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

Marion county articles from various newspapers around the country - 1878 - ?

 Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Obituaries and death notices from the transcribed newspapers.

Marriage notices from the transcribed newspapers.

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).