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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County''' <br>
  
{{Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
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Guide to '''Marion County Indiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{INDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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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'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
  
== History ==
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== Historical Facts ==
  
[[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  ===
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'''Marion County Cemeteries - '''[http://www.genealogyindy.org '''www.genealogyindy.org''']'''(Genealogical Society of Marion County)'''
  
*Marion County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://usgwarchives.org/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])
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
{{Census|Indiana}}
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Marion County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Marion County, Indiana (1860) (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])
 
*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&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Indianapolis  
 
*Indianapolis  
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*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
  
==== City Directories  ====
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Directories  ===
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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.  
  
==== Court ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups  ===
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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  ====
  
*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 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&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 ====
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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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=== Maps ===
  
==== Military  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
*Military Record and Histories&nbsp; -&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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=== Military Records  ===
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Military Record and Histories-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Civil War  
 
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.  
 
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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*[[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
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Obituaries ===
  
==== School Records  ====
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=== Occupational Records  ===
  
*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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=== Probate Records  ===
*Graduates of Oaklandon High&nbsp;School (1895-1941) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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=== Public Records  ===
*Graduates of High Schools in Frankling Township (1890-1942) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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=== Repositories  ===
*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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==== Archives  ====
*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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==== County Courthouse  ====
*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1857, 1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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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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==== Museums  ====
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==== Societies  ====
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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 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 (1845-1851, 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  ====
  
*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== 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&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>
  
 
*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  ====
  
 
*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 ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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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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*[[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]]  
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== Web Sites  ==
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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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Guide to Marion County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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 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.