Marion County, Alabama Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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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

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).