Marion County, Alabama Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Marion County]]''  
  
 
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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion Brigadier General Francis Marion ](c1732-1795).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion "Francis Marion,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion Brigadier General Francis Marion ](c1732-1795).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion "Francis Marion,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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'''1818'''--Marion County was created 13 February 1818&nbsp;from [[Tuscaloosa County, Alabama|Tuscaloosa]] County. '''County seat''': Hamilton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1818'''--Marion County was created 13 February 1818&nbsp;from [[Tuscaloosa County, Alabama|Tuscaloosa]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Hamilton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:20, 4 April 2012


Marion County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 13, 1818
County Seat Hamilton
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  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:

Burned Counties Research

Blogs

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

For tips on accessing Marion County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


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

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).