Marion County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

"The Swamp Fox" Brig. Gen. Francis Marion (c1732-1795)

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

Parent County

1821--Marion County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Indianapolis [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery
Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Dist
  • Indianapolis N.
  • Indianapolis S.

Court

Funeral Homes

Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home (digitized records)

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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 Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne.

Marion County, Indiana Early Marriages, 1822-1836 by Colleen Alice Ridlen is another indexing of the county's earliest marriages.

A searchable database of Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006 is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website.

Societies and Libraries 

| Williams Creek |

Web Sites

References

  1. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).