Marion County, Indiana Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[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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[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone:1.317.327.4740  
  
 
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>  
 
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>  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
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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&nbsp;&nbsp;  ====
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==== Cemeteries====
  
 
'''Marion County Cemeteries - '''[http://www.genealogyindy.org '''www.genealogyindy.org''']'''(Genealogical Society of Marion County)'''  
 
'''Marion County Cemeteries - '''[http://www.genealogyindy.org '''www.genealogyindy.org''']'''(Genealogical Society of Marion County)'''  
  
*Marion County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
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*Marion County Cemeteries-[http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
  
*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
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*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
 
*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery] <br>
 
*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery] <br>
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#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
  
*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, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Indianapolis  
 
*Indianapolis  
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*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
  
==== City Directories&nbsp;  ====
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==== City Directories ====
  
<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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Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<br>  
  
 
Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
 
Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*History of Marion County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*History of Marion County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
*SULGROVE, B. R. (1884). ''History of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.'' (Philadelphia, L.H. Everts &amp; Co.) FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp; 934914 Item 1 {{FHL|191458|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana/oclc/3558051&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana00sulg INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*SULGROVE, B. R. (1884). ''History of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.'' (Philadelphia, L.H. Everts Co.) FHL US/CAN Film 934914 Item 1 {{FHL|191458|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana/oclc/3558051&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana00sulg INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
*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.&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-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/oclc/448578969&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00indi INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*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.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-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/oclc/448578969&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00indi INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
*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.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/names-of-persons-enumerated-in-marion-county-indiana-at-the-fifth-census-eighteen-hundred-and-thirty/oclc/28364745&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=eQPVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=51#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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*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.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/names-of-persons-enumerated-in-marion-county-indiana-at-the-fifth-census-eighteen-hundred-and-thirty/oclc/28364745&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://books.google.com/books?id=eQPVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=51#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*''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.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other&nbsp;libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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*''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.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other&nbsp;libraries&nbsp;] [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*Nowland, John H. B. ''Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876&nbsp;: with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away''. (1876.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?pgload=backtoitem other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?title=&detail=&page=frame&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.archive.org%2Fdetails%2Fsketchesofpromin00nowl%26checksum%3D04fd7e034acf7339e4867876e179b895&linktype=digitalObject INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*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.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?pgload=backtoitem other libraries][http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?title=&detail=&page=frame&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.archive.org%2Fdetails%2Fsketchesofpromin00nowl%26checksum%3D04fd7e034acf7339e4867876e179b895&linktype=digitalObject INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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&-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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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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*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Oaklandon High&nbsp;School (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Oaklandon HighSchool (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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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>
 
*[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;
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch](accessed 31 Mar 2011note; name index)
  
*Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch]&nbsp; (accessed 31 May 2011&nbsp; note; at this time Marion County has not be done)
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*Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch](accessed 31 May 2011 note; at this time Marion County has not be done)
  
*Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 ancestry com].&nbsp; $&nbsp;(accessed 31 May 2011&nbsp;&nbsp; note; name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County)<br>
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*Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 ancestry com.(accessed 31 May 2011note; name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County)<br>
  
 
*[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=ocm17565015 ''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 [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] in Fort Wayne. <br>
 
*[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=ocm17565015 ''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 [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] in Fort Wayne. <br>
  
*[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=ocm55941739 ''Marion County, Indiana Early Marriages, 1822-1836''] by Colleen Alice Ridlen, and [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=ocm19587825 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana, 1822-1843''], compiled by the DAR are two additional indexes of the county's earliest marriages. &lt;br.
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*[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=ocm55941739 ''Marion County, Indiana Early Marriages, 1822-1836''] by Colleen Alice Ridlen, and [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=ocm19587825 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana, 1822-1843''], compiled by the DAR are two additional indexes of the county's earliest marriages.  
  
 
*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>
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*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
*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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*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*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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*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Indianapolis Indiana Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Indianapolis Indiana Family History Center]]  
 
*[[White River Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[White River Indiana Family History Center]]
 
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[[Williams Creek, Indiana|Williams Creek]]  
 
[[Williams Creek, Indiana|Williams Creek]]  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
&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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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]]  

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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:1.317.327.4740

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

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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 Genealogy 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 librariesINTERNET 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 librariesGoogle 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 librariesINTERNET 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, 1780-1992FamilySearch(accessed 31 Mar 2011note; name index)
  • Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959FamilySearch(accessed 31 May 2011 note; at this time Marion County has not be done)
  • 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).