Marion County, Georgia Genealogy

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{{Georgia-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp;&gt; Marion County'' <br>  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Marion County'''<br><br>
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.marioncountyga.org/ Marion County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square<br> Buena Vista, GA 31803-0000<br>Phone: 912.649.2603<br><br>courthouse fire 1845; all records lost; Clerk Superior<br> Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Georgia. Page 158 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.marioncountyga.org/ Marion County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square<br> Buena Vista, GA 31803-0000<br>Phone: 912.649.2603<br><br>courthouse fire 1845; all records lost; Clerk Superior<br> Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Georgia. Page 158 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|379px]]  
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|379px|Francis Marion.JPG]]  
  
 
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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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Marriages ====
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==== Marriages ====
  
 
*Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
*Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*Wills 1846-1913 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1846-1913 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Wills 1845-1915 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1845-1915 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Index to Will Book A, 1846-1915 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A, 1846-1915 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Index to Will Book B, 1915-1940 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
*Index to Will Book B, 1915-1940 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  

Revision as of 16:10, 13 December 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Buena Vista, GA 31803-0000
Phone: 912.649.2603

courthouse fire 1845; all records lost; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Francis Marion.JPG

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[2]

Parent County

1827--Marion County was created 14 December 1837 from Lee and Muscogee Counties.
County seat:  Buena Vista [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1845 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Powell, Nettie. History of Marion County, Georgia. Columbus, Ga.: Historical Pub. Co., 1931. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Georgia. Page 158 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).