Marion County, Iowa Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion Brigadier General Francis Marion ](c1732-1795).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion "Francis Marion,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion Brigadier General Francis Marion ](c1732-1795).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion "Francis Marion,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=33181 Tlam Cemetery, Pella] BillionGraves
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=33181 Tlam Cemetery, Pella] BillionGraves
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)  
*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)
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*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)  
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Knoxville Iowa Family History Center]]
 
*[[Knoxville Iowa Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 22:25, 4 December 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1845--Marion County was created 4 August 1845 from unorganized territory. County seat: Knoxville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jasper | Lucas | Mahaska | Monroe | Polk | Warren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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