Marion County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:TexasMarionCourthouse.jpg|right|320px|TexasMarionCourthouse.jpg]][http://www.co.marion.tx.us/ips/cms Marion County Courthouse]<br> 102 W Austin Street <br>Room 206; PO Box F<br> Jefferson, TX 75657-0420<br> Phone: 903.665.3971 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records<br> from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Texas. Page 669 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[[Image:TexasMarionCourthouse.jpg|right|320px|TexasMarionCourthouse.jpg]][http://www.co.marion.tx.us/ips/cms Marion County Courthouse]<br> 102 W Austin Street <br>Room 206; PO Box F<br> Jefferson, TX 75657-0420<br> Phone: 903.665.3971 <br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records<br> from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Texas. Page 669 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== 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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Contents

County Courthouse

TexasMarionCourthouse.jpg
Marion County Courthouse
102 W Austin Street
Room 206; PO Box F
Jefferson, TX 75657-0420
Phone: 903.665.3971

County Clerk has birth and death records
from 1903, marriage, probate and land records from 1860[1]

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1860--Marion County was created 8 February 1860 from Cass and Harrison Counties. County seat: Jefferson [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Texas. Page 669 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).