Marion County, Arkansas Genealogy
Guide to Marion County Arkansas genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Marion County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Location of Arkansas in the U.S.
|Founded||November 3, 1835|
|Address|| Marion County Courthouse|
Hwy 62; PO Box 545
Yellville, AR 72687
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 4.1 Cemeteries
- 4.2 Census Records
- 4.3 Church
- 4.4 Court
- 4.5 Family Genealogies
- 4.6 Genealogy Society & Society Newsletters
- 4.7 Land
- 4.8 Library
- 4.9 Local Histories
- 4.10 Maps
- 4.11 Marriages
- 4.12 Military
- 4.13 Newspapers
- 4.14 Obituaries
- 4.15 Photos
- 4.16 Post Offices
- 4.17 Probate
- 4.18 Stories & Miscellaneous Information
- 4.19 Taxation
- 4.20 Townships
- 4.21 Transcribed Records
- 4.22 Vital Records
- 4.23 Web Sites
- 4.24 References
Marion County Courthouse
Hwy 62; PO Box 545
Yellville, AR 72687
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1888
The ARGenweb Project has information on The Burning of the Courthouse, How to Order Copies from the Courthouse and more.
Timeline of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.
See an interactive map of Marion County boundary changes.
Link to available resources for Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/resources/index.html
Link to cemetery location maps and cemeteries in Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/cemetery/index.html. Before Bull Shoals Dam was built the Corp of Engineers inventoried and moved many cemeteries. A list of the cemeteries moved, information from tombstones and information on the cemetery the interments were moved to are found in this section. Pleasant Ridge cemetery's burials and, when available, obituaries are also found here.
Abstracts of Marion Co Census Records: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html
Family lines & history: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html
Genealogy Society & Society Newsletters
Index to Deed Records: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/deedindexes.htm
Original land owners & plats: argenweb.net/marion/maps/landowners/index.html
Family History Centers
Transcription of Earl Berry's "History of Marion County, AR": argenweb.net/marion/history/index.html
Marriage information taken from old newspapers and those submitted by individuals: argenweb.net/marion/marriage/howtoqry.htm
- Men from this county served in the 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)1 and the 7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry.2
1Allen, Desmond Walls. The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union) (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).
2.Allen, Desmond Walls. The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.
Abstracts from Mt Echo Newspapers: argenweb.net/marion/newspapers/index.html
Link to obituaries: marion/obits/index.html. Includes obituaries or death information found in early newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s, plus current obituaries beginning in 2000.
Photos of individuals, families, unknown people, places, etc: argenweb.net/marion/photos/index.html
History of Marion Co's Post Offices: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html
Stories & Miscellaneous Information
A hodge-podge of stories & miscellaneous information about Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/stories/index.html
Townships - formation and changes: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html
All kinds of records that have been transcribed and indexed: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/index.html
- 1888-1957 - Marion County Marriage Books E-P Index 1888-1957 in Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1888-1923 - Marion County Marriage Books F-J Index 1888-1923 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Marion Co AR USGenWeb Project
- Family History Library Catalog
- Marion County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.
- "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0d/Igiarkansasem.pdf.
- FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.