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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County''' <br>
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| county = Marion County
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| state = Indiana
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = December 31
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| seat = Indianpolis
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| building address = Adams County Courthouse<br>602 Adams Avenue<br>Hettinger, ND 58739<br>Phone: 701.567.2460 <br>[http://www.adamscounty.us/ '''Adams County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone:&nbsp;317.327.4740
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and divorce records. <br>County Recorder has birth, death and land records.<br>Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 {{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|200px|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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries&nbsp;&nbsp; ====
  
*Marion County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://usgwarchives.org/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
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'''Marion County Cemeteries - '''[http://www.genealogyindy.org '''www.genealogyindy.org''']'''(Genealogical Society of Marion County)'''
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*Marion County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
  
 
*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
 
*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
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#Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery  
 
#Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery  
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
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*Index of&nbsp;Pioneer Cemeteries, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for Marion County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Delinquent &amp; Dependent Census for Marion County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*Indianapolis N.  
 
*Indianapolis N.  
 
*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
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==== City Directories&nbsp;  ====
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<br>Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<br>
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Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
  
 
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;-&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;-&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*Military Record and Histories&nbsp; -&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]
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*Military Record and Histories&nbsp; -&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Marion County Who Died in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
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Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
 
Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
  
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M  
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*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry Company A  
 
*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry Company A  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]]&nbsp;, Companies A, B, C, E, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]]&nbsp;, Companies A, B, C, E, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops  
*[[Wilder_Battery,_Indiana_Light_Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
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*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
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*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
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*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
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==== Occupational Records  ====
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*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Oaklandon High&nbsp;School (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Students in Grade 1-8 of Indianapolis Public Schools (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Alumni of Indianapolis Public School #30 (1927-1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1857, 1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students at Indiana School for the Blind, Indianapolis (1846-1851) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch]&nbsp; (accessed 31 Mar 2011&nbsp; note; name index)&nbsp;
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch]&nbsp; (accessed 31 Mar 2011&nbsp; note; name index)&nbsp;
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*The [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] has a 169-volume set of Marion County marriages for 1929 through June 1944 titled [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19042250 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana: Ministers' Returns for the Board of Health.''] An index to the 1929 and 1930 volumes of these records [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19602409] also is available at ACPL.<br>
 
*The [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] has a 169-volume set of Marion County marriages for 1929 through June 1944 titled [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19042250 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana: Ministers' Returns for the Board of Health.''] An index to the 1929 and 1930 volumes of these records [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19602409] also is available at ACPL.<br>
  
*A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website.
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*A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website. <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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==== Other Records  ====
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*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*African&nbsp;Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Indiana Cvilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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*[[Indianapolis Indiana Family History Center]]
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*[[White River Indiana Family History Center]]
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[[Williams Creek, Indiana|Williams Creek]]  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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&nbsp; Genealogical Society of Marion County [http://www.genealogyIndy.org www.genealogyIndy.org]. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.indianagenealogy.net/Marion-County-Genealogy.htm Marion County Genealogy] (Indiana Genealogy)
  
 
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Marion County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Indianpolis
Courthouse
Address Adams County Courthouse
602 Adams Avenue
Hettinger, ND 58739
Phone: 701.567.2460
Adams County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
 200 E Washington
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.327.4740

County Clerk has marriage and divorce records.
County Recorder has birth, death and land records.
Probate Court has probate records.[1]

History

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

Parent County

1821--Marion County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Indianapolis [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries  

Marion County Cemeteries - www.genealogyindy.org(Genealogical Society of Marion County)

  1. Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery
  2. Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Dist
  • Indianapolis N.
  • Indianapolis S.

City Directories 


Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. www.genealogyindy.org

Fold3.com ($) has Indianapolis City Directories 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Court

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

  • The People's Guide, a Business, Political and Religious Directory of Marion Co., Ind., Together with a Collection of Very Important Documents and Statistics Connected with Our Moral, Political and Scientific History. 1873.   other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • United States. Names of Persons Enumerated in Marion County, Indiana, at the Fifth Census Eighteen Hundred and Thirty. (Indianapolis: E.J. Hecker, printer and publisher, 1908.) other libraries  Google books
  • Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.)  other libraries   Google books
  • Nowland, John H. B. Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876 : with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away. (1876.)    other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.


Newspapers

Occupational Records

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
  • Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992  FamilySearch  (accessed 31 Mar 2011  note; name index) 
  • Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959  FamilySearch  (accessed 31 May 2011  note; at this time Marion County has not be done)
  • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 ancestry com.  $ (accessed 31 May 2011   note; name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County)
  • Index to Marriage Record, Marion County was compiled by the Indiana Works Progress Administration in 1939. Vol. I = 1822-1855. Vol. II = 1856-1865. Vol. III = 1866-1870. Vol. IV = 1871-1875. Vol. V = 1876-1880. Vol. VI = 1881-1890. These volumes are available at the public library in Indianapolis and at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne.

Other Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Williams Creek

Web Sites

  Genealogical Society of Marion County www.genealogyIndy.org. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 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).