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Guide to '''Marion County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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| founded year = 1821
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| building address = [http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2922.htm Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E. Washington Street<br>Indianapolis, IN 46204<br>Phone: 317-327-4740 <br>[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Pages/home.aspx '''Marion County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Marion County, Indiana#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Marion County, Indiana#Death_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Marion County, Indiana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Marion County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1822*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1822</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1822</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates,'''
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try... [[Marion County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Marion County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Marion County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone:&nbsp;317.327.4740
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 31 December 1821 from the Delaware New Purchase <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>
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*'''County Seat: ''' Indianapolis<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and divorce records. <br>County Recorder has birth, death and land records.<br>Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[[Boone County, Indiana Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy|Hamilton]] {{•}} [[Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy|Hancock]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy|Shelby]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Indiana Genealogy|Johnson]] {{}} [[Morgan County, Indiana Genealogy|Morgan]] {{}} [[Hendricks County, Indiana Genealogy|Hendricks]] 
  
== History  ==
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[[Image:Inmarion.jpg|378x378px|Inmarion.jpg]]
 
 
[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
  
 
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>  
  
==== Parent County ====
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<center>{{INMarion,Indiana Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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=== Boundary Changes ===
  
'''1821--'''Marion County was created 31 December 1821&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Indianapolis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Record Loss ===
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Bible Records ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biography ===
  
*[[Boone County, Indiana|Boone]]
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=== Business Records and Commerce  ===
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]
 
*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
 
*[[Hendricks County, Indiana|Hendricks]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Indiana|Johnson<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1230505763505_1" />]]
 
*[[Morgan County, Indiana|Morgan]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Indiana|Shelby]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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=== Cemeteries ===
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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'''Marion County Cemeteries - '''[http://www.genealogyindy.org '''www.genealogyindy.org''']'''(Genealogical Society of Marion County)'''
  
*Marion County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://usgwarchives.org/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
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*Marion County Cemeteries-[http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html USGenWeb]
  
*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
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*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
 
*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery] <br>
 
*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery] <br>
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#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
  
*Index of&nbsp;Pioneer Cemeteries, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Census  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=17&GScnty=840&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|503561|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=17&CScnty=840 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://sites.google.com/site/marioncountyingenweb/home/cemeteries INGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Marion+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Indiana&county=Marion&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/indiana/marion.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/US/in/marion.htm Indiana Interment]
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Church Records  ===
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{{IN Church Intro}}
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Indianapolis  
 
*Indianapolis  
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*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
  
==== City Directories  ====
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===== Lutheran  =====
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aka Evangelical
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*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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{{IN Church End}}
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{{IN Church Repositories|Marion|338413}}
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Directories  ===
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Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<br>
  
 
Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
 
Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
  
==== Court ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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=== Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups ===
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
  
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
  
==== Land ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== Genealogy ===
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*History of Marion County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*History of Marion County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
*SULGROVE, B. R. (1884). ''History of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.'' (Philadelphia, L.H. Everts &amp; Co.) FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp; 934914 Item 1 {{FHL|191458|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana/oclc/3558051&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana00sulg INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*SULGROVE, B. R. (1884). ''History of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.'' (Philadelphia, L.H. Everts Co.) FHL US/CAN Film 934914 Item 1 {{FHL|191458|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana/oclc/3558051&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana00sulg INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
*The People's Guide, a Business, Political and Religious Directory of Marion Co., Ind., Together with a Collection of Very Important Documents and Statistics Connected with Our Moral, Political and Scientific History. 1873.&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-guide-a-business-political-and-religious-directory-of-marion-co-ind-together-with-a-collection-of-very-important-documents-and-statistics-connected-with-our-moral-political-and-scientific-history/oclc/448578969&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00indi INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*The People's Guide, a Business, Political and Religious Directory of Marion Co., Ind., Together with a Collection of Very Important Documents and Statistics Connected with Our Moral, Political and Scientific History. 1873.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-guide-a-business-political-and-religious-directory-of-marion-co-ind-together-with-a-collection-of-very-important-documents-and-statistics-connected-with-our-moral-political-and-scientific-history/oclc/448578969&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00indi INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
*United States. ''Names of Persons Enumerated in Marion County, Indiana, at the Fifth Census Eighteen Hundred and Thirty''. (Indianapolis: E.J. Hecker, printer and publisher, 1908.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/names-of-persons-enumerated-in-marion-county-indiana-at-the-fifth-census-eighteen-hundred-and-thirty/oclc/28364745&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=eQPVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=51#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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*United States. ''Names of Persons Enumerated in Marion County, Indiana, at the Fifth Census Eighteen Hundred and Thirty''. (Indianapolis: E.J. Hecker, printer and publisher, 1908.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/names-of-persons-enumerated-in-marion-county-indiana-at-the-fifth-census-eighteen-hundred-and-thirty/oclc/28364745&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://books.google.com/books?id=eQPVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=51#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*''Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead''. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/pictorial-and-biographical-memoirs-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana-together-with-biographies-of-many-prominent-men-of-other-portions-of-the-state-both-living-and-dead/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other&nbsp;libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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*''Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead''. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/pictorial-and-biographical-memoirs-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana-together-with-biographies-of-many-prominent-men-of-other-portions-of-the-state-both-living-and-dead/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results otherlibraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*Nowland, John H. B. ''Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876&nbsp;: with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away''. (1876.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?pgload=backtoitem other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketches-of-prominent-citizens-of-1876-with-a-few-of-the-pioneers-of-the-city-and-county-who-have-passed-away/oclc/288434578?title=&detail=&page=frame&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.archive.org%2Fdetails%2Fsketchesofpromin00nowl%26checksum%3D04fd7e034acf7339e4867876e179b895&linktype=digitalObject INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*Nowland, John H. B. ''Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876: with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away''. (1876.) [https://archive.org/details/sketchesofpromin00nowl INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*History of Clermont ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;-&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
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{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}
  
==== Military  ====
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Marion|383709}}
  
*Military Record and Histories&nbsp; -&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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=== Maps  ===
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.  
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Maps and Gazetteers-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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=== Military Records  ===
*Residents of Marion County Who Died in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Military Record and Histories-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
 
Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
 
Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
 
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M  
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*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
 
*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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World War II
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*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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World War II
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Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Marion County Who Died in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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=== Naturalization Records  ===
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
 
*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
 
*[http://e-archives.lib.purdue.edu/collections/indianafarmer/index.php Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Obituaries  ===
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=== Occupational Records  ===
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*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{IN Probate Intro|Marion}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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{{IN Probate Repositories|Marion|492261}}
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=== Public Records  ===
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
  
*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Oaklandon High&nbsp;School (1895-1941) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Oaklandon High School (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
*Students in Grade 1-8 of Indianapolis Public Schools (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students in Grade 1-8 of Indianapolis Public Schools (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Alumni of Indianapolis Public School #30 (1927-1947) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Teachers of Indianapolis Public Schools (1883, 1886) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Alumni of Indianapolis Public School #30 (1927-1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students and Teachers of Perry Township High School, Southport (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students and Teachers of Pike Township Consolidated School (1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1857, 1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1845-1851, 1857, 1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students at Indiana School for the Blind, Indianapolis (1846-1851) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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==== Other Records  ====
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*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Archives  ====
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone: 317-327-4740
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CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records. <br>County Recorder has birth, death and land records.<br>Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[White River Indiana Family History Center|White River Indiana Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory].
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==== Libraries  ====
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==== Museums  ====
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==== Societies  ====
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[http://www.genealogyIndy.org www.genealogyIndy.org Genealogical Society of Marion County]. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.
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<br>  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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{{IN Tax End}}
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch]&nbsp; (accessed 31 Mar 2011&nbsp; note; name index)&nbsp;
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{{IN Tax Records Repositories|Marion|583685}}
  
*Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch]&nbsp; (accessed 31 May 2011&nbsp; note; at this time Marion County has not be done)
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
*Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 ancestry com].&nbsp; $&nbsp;(accessed 31 May 2011&nbsp;&nbsp; note; name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County)<br>
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives] <br>
  
*[http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm17565015 ''Index to Marriage Record, Marion County''] was compiled by the Indiana Works Progress Administration in 1939. Vol. I = 1822-1855. Vol. II = 1856-1865. Vol. III = 1866-1870. Vol. IV = 1871-1875. Vol. V = 1876-1880. Vol. VI = 1881-1890. These volumes are available at the public library in Indianapolis and at the [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] in Fort Wayne. <br>
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==== Birth Records  ====
  
*[http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm55941739 ''Marion County, Indiana Early Marriages, 1822-1836''] by Colleen Alice Ridlen, and [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19587825 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana, 1822-1843''], compiled by the DAR are two additional indexes of the county's earliest marriages. &lt;br.
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==== Marriage Records  ====
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*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch  <br>
  
*The [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us Allen County Public Library] has a 169-volume set of Marion County marriages for 1929 through June 1944 titled [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19042250 ''Marriage Records, Marion County, Indiana: Ministers' Returns for the Board of Health.''] An index to the 1929 and 1930 volumes of these records [http://webcat.acpl.lib.in.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/X/SIRSI/O/123?query_type=&user_id=webserver&password=&library=ALL&srchfield1=GENERAL%5ESUBJECT%5EGENERAL%5E%5Ewords+anywhere+&searchdata1=ocm19602409] also is available at ACPL.<br>
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*'''1800-1925''' Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 Ancestry]. ($)  Name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County<br>  
  
*A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website. <br>
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*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
  
*Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Other Records  ====
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*'''1925-2006''' A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website. <br>
  
*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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==== Death Records  ====
*African&nbsp;Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indiana Cvilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*'''1939-1956''' - Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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<br>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Marion|353179}}
*[[Indianapolis Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[White River Indiana Family History Center]]
 
  
 
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<br>  
  
[[Williams Creek, Indiana|Williams Creek]]
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/marion-county/ Marion County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Indiana%2C%20Marion|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*[http://www.indianagenealogy.net/Marion-County-Genealogy.htm Marion County Genealogy] (Indiana Genealogy)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IN/Marion-County.htm Marion County Genealogy] (Indiana Genealogy)
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== Places  ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 20:12, 21 February 2017

United States
Indiana


Marion County

Guide to Marion County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Marion County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Indianpolis
Courthouse
Address Marion County Courthouse
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-327-4740
Marion County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1822*
1882*
1822
1822
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Neighboring Counties

Boone  • Hamilton  • Hancock  • Shelby  • Johnson  • Morgan  • Hendricks

Inmarion.jpg

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[3]


Marion CountyJohnson CountyHancock CountyMadison CountyBoone CountyHamilton CountyHancock CountyPutnam CountyHendricks CountyShelby CountyMorgan CountyOwen CountyINMarion.JPG


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Marion County Cemeteries - www.genealogyindy.org(Genealogical Society of Marion County)

  1. Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery
  2. Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
INGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
INGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Indiana Interment
Billion Graves
See Indiana Cemeteries for more information.

Census Records

For tips on accessing Marion County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Lutheran

aka Evangelical

For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. www.genealogyindy.org

Fold3.com ($) has Indianapolis City Directories 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.

World War II

World War II

Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Naturalization Records

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupational Records

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Online Records

Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records

Voter Registration

Other Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
200 E Washington
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-327-4740

CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records.
County Recorder has birth, death and land records.
Probate Court has probate records.[4]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the Family History Center directory.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

www.genealogyIndy.org Genealogical Society of Marion County. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.


Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records


Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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