Marion County, Kentucky

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| 1870= 12838
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| 1880= 14693
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| 1890= 15648
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| 1900= 16290
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| 1910= 16330
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| 1920= 15527
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| 1930= 15499
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| 1940= 16913
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| 1950= 17212
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| 1960= 16887
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| 1970= 16714
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| 1980= 17910
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| 1990= 16499
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  

Revision as of 22:31, 10 January 2011


Marion County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 25, 1834
County Seat Lebanon
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse, Lebanon, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1834--Marion County was created 25 January 1834 from Washington County.
County seat: Lebanon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arbuckle (hist.) Dant Loretto Riley
Barbours Mill Pike (hist.) Frogtown Lower Logan (hist.) Rush Branch
Belltown Gandertown Nerinx Saint Francis
Beantown (hist.) Gravel Switch New Market Saint Mary
Bradfordsville Greenbriar Peck Ford Saint Rose Pike
Burkes Spring Holy Cross Penick Salleetown
Calvary Horseshoe Bend (hist.) Phillipsburg Whippoorwill
Cambron (hist.) Jessietown Poplar Corner
Cherry Run (hist.) Lebanon Raywick
Clear Creek (hist.) Logan (hist.) Ridge (hist.)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
184011,032
185011,7656.6%
186012,5937.0%
187012,8381.9%
188014,69314.4%
189015,6486.5%
190016,2904.1%
191016,3300.2%
192015,527−4.9%
193015,499−0.2%
194016,9139.1%
195017,2121.8%
196016,887−1.9%
197016,714−1.0%
198017,9107.2%
199016,499−7.9%
200018,21210.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21155.txt


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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