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Marion County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1822
County Seat Palmyra
Courthouse
Address Marion County Courthouse
100 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461
Phone: 573.769.2549
Marion County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, court
and land records from 1827 and military discharge
records; Probate Court has probate records[1]

History

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The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[2]

Parent County

1822--Marion County was created 14 December 1822 from Ralls County. County seat: Palmyra [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Marion County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hannibal

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Missouri. Page 402 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).

 

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