Marion County, Indiana Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County''' <br>  
  
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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'''] }}  
 
| 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  ==
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==Historical Facts ==
 
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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
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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>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Francis Marion.JPG]]  
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
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>  
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
  
'''1821--'''Marion County was created 31 December 1821&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Indianapolis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Parent County ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''1821--'''Marion County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Indianapolis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Populated Places ===
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Boone County, Indiana|Boone]]  
 
*[[Boone County, Indiana|Boone]]  
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*[[Morgan County, Indiana|Morgan]]  
 
*[[Morgan County, Indiana|Morgan]]  
 
*[[Shelby County, Indiana|Shelby]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Indiana|Shelby]]
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=== Record Loss  ===
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries====
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===Bible Records===
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===Biography===
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===Business Records and Commerce===
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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)'''  
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*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])
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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=== Church Records ===
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
  
==== City Directories ====
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=== Court Records ===
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=== Directories  ===
  
 
Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<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.  
 
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  ====
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===Emigration and Immigration===
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===Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups===
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
  
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
  
==== Land  ====
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===Gazetteers===
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===Genealogy===
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*History of Marion County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*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 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>
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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.[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>
 
*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>
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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>
 
*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;] [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 otherlibraries] [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: 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]
 
*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 ====
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=== Land and Property ====
  
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;-&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Military  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
*Military Record and Histories&-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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=== Military Records ===
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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])
 
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*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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*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
 
*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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World War II
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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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World War II
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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])
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===Naturalization Records===
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
 
*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
 
*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
  
==== Occupational Records  ====
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===Obituaries===
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=== Occupational Records  ===
  
 
*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
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===Public Records===
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====Archives====
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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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
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CountyClerk 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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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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]]
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====Libraries  ====
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==== Societies====
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=== School Records  ===
  
 
*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*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) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Oaklandon HighSchool (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Oaklandon High School (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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[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>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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====Birth Records====
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====Marriage Records====
  
 
*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, 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)
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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=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.  
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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>
  
 
*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>
 
*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>
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====Death Records====
  
 
*Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===Voter Registration===
  
 
==== Other Records  ====
 
==== Other Records  ====
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*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Indianapolis Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[White River Indiana Family History Center]]
 
 
[[Williams Creek, Indiana|Williams Creek]]
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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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

Historical Facts

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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

Boundary Changes

Parent County

1821--Marion County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Indianapolis [2]

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

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 Records

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


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

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

Court Records

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.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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.) otherlibraries 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

Land and Property =

Maps

Military Records

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.

World War II

World War II

Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Naturalization Records

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupational Records

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
200 E Washington
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone:1.317.327.4740

CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records.
County Recorder has birth, death and land records.
Probate Court has probate records.[3]

Family History Centers

Williams Creek

Libraries

Museums

Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Birth Records

Marriage Records

  • 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.

Death Records

Voter Registration

Other Records

Web Sites

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

References

  1. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.