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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
Transcription of the following newspapers:
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Transcription of the following newspapers:  
  
The Guin Dispatch - 1889, The Hamilton Free Press - 1893 - 1894,The Hamilton News Press - 1895, The Hamilton Appeal 1896,The Guin Gazette - 1897,  The Gazette Appeal - 1897, and various articles from other various dates can be found at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/guin-gazette.htm#guin gazette The Guin Dispatch - 1889  ]
  
====  Probate ====
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/hamilton.htm#free press The Hamilton Free Press - 1893 - 1894]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/hamilton.htm#free press The Hamilton News Press - 1895]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/hamilton-appeal.htm The Hamilton Appeal 1896]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/guin-gazette.htm#guin gazette The Guin Gazette - 1897 ]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers/guin-gazette.htm#guin gazette The Gazette Appeal - 1897]
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/newspapers.htm Marion county articles from various newspapers around the country - 1878 - ?]
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 Probate  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Obituaries and death notices from the transcribed newspapers can be found at http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/obits.htm
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Obituaries and death notices from the transcribed newspapers may be found [http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/obits.htm here].
  
Marriage notices from the transcribed newspapers can be found at http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/vitals.htm
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Marriage notices from the transcribed newspapers may be found [http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marion/vitals.htm here]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Societies and Libraries  ====
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 04:14, 18 November 2010

Template:Alabama-stubUnited States  > Alabama > Marion County

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

1818--Marion County was created 13 February 1818 from Tuscaloosa County. County seat: Hamilton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research

http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Transcription of the following newspapers:

gazette The Guin Dispatch - 1889  

press The Hamilton Free Press - 1893 - 1894

press The Hamilton News Press - 1895

The Hamilton Appeal 1896

gazette The Guin Gazette - 1897 

gazette The Gazette Appeal - 1897

Marion county articles from various newspapers around the country - 1878 - ?

 Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Obituaries and death notices from the transcribed newspapers may be found here.

Marriage notices from the transcribed newspapers may be found here

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).