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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arkansas|Arkansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Marion_County,_Arkansas|Marion County]]''  
[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Arkansas|Arkansas]]&nbsp;&gt; Marion County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Marion County
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| county_map = Ar-marion.png
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| state = Arkansas
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| state_map = Arkansas.png
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| founded year = 1835
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| founded date = November 3
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| seat wl = Yellville
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| adoption_sign = Adoption ARGenWeb
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.arkansasties.com/Marion/CourtHouse/Courthouse.htm Marion County Courthouse]<br>Hwy 62; PO Box 545<br>Yellville, AR 72687<br>Phone: 870.449.6226 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land&nbsp; records from 1888
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The ARGenweb Project has information on The Burning of the Courthouse, How to Order Copies from the Courthouse and more. <br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
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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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Marion County was created in 1836 from Izard County.&nbsp;
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*'''1835--'''Marion County was created 3 November 1835&nbsp;from [[Izard County, Arkansas|Izard ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Yellville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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[http://argenweb.net/marion/armariontimeline.html Timeline] of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.
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See an interactive map of Marion County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Baxter County, Arkansas|Baxter]]
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*[[Boone County, Arkansas|Boone]]
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*[[Ozark County, Missouri|Ozark County, Missouri]]
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*[[Searcy County, Arkansas|Searcy]]
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*[[Taney County, Missouri|Taney County, Missouri]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Link to available resources for Marion Co:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/resources/index.html argenweb.net/marion/resources/index.html]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Link to cemetery location maps and cemeteries in Marion Co:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/cemetery/index.html 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.
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==== Census Records  ====
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Abstracts of Marion Co Census Records:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Family Genealogies  ====
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Family lines &amp; history:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html]
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==== Genealogy Society &amp; Society Newsletters  ====
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Link to Genealogy Society:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/historicalsociety.html argenweb.net/marion/historicalsociety.html]&nbsp;and society's Newsletter&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/bramblebush/index.html argenweb.net/marion/bramblebush/index.html]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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Index to Deed Records:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/deedindexes.htm argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/deedindexes.htm]
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Original land owners &amp; plats:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/maps/landowners/index.html argenweb.net/marion/maps/landowners/index.html]
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==== Library<br>  ====
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===== Family History Centers<br>  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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Transcription of Earl Berry's "History of Marion County, AR":&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/history/index.html argenweb.net/marion/history/index.html]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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Maps:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/maps/index.html argenweb.net/marion/maps/index.html]
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==== Marriages  ====
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Marriage information taken from old newspapers and those submitted by individuals:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/marriage/howtoqry.htm argenweb.net/marion/marriage/howtoqry.htm]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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'''''Civil War'''''<br>
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*Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union]])<sup>1</sup> and the&nbsp; [[7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry|7th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry]].<sup>2</sup><br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>1</sup>Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Third Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)'' (Arkansas Research: Conway, Arkansas,1987).<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <sup>2</sup>.Allen, Desmond Walls. ''The Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry'' (Desmond Walls Allen, Conway, Arkansas, 1988.<br>
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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Abstracts from Mt Echo Newspapers:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/newspapers/index.html argenweb.net/marion/newspapers/index.html]
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==== Obituaries<br>  ====
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Link to obituaries: [[Argenweb.net/marion/obits/index.html.|marion/obits/index.html.]]&nbsp;Includes obituaries or death information found in early newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s, plus current obituaries beginning in 2000.
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==== Photos  ====
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Photos of individuals, families, unknown people, places, etc:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/photos/index.html argenweb.net/marion/photos/index.html]
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==== Post Offices  ====
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History of Marion Co's Post Offices:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Stories &amp; Miscellaneous Information  ====
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A hodge-podge of stories &amp; miscellaneous information about Marion Co:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/stories/index.html argenweb.net/marion/stories/index.html]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Townships  ====
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Townships - formation and changes:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html]
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==== Transcribed Records  ====
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All kinds of records that have been transcribed and indexed:&nbsp;[http://argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/index.html argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/index.html]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Web Sites  ====
 
 
== Townships and Cities  ==
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>
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*[http://argenweb.net/marion/index.html Marion Co AR USGenWeb Project]
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Marion/ Marion County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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==== References  ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=194600&subject_disp=Arkansas%2C+Marion&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.]
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{{Arkansas|Arkansas}}
  
 
[[Category:Marion_County,_Arkansas]]
 
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County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
Hwy 62; PO Box 545
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870.449.6226

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.
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History

Francis Marion.JPG

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[2]

Parent County

  • 1835--Marion County was created 3 November 1835 from Izard County. County seat: Yellville [3]

Boundary Changes

Timeline of Marion Co's history including boundary changes.

See an interactive map of Marion County boundary changes.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Link to available resources for Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/resources/index.html

Cemeteries

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.

Census Records

Abstracts of Marion Co Census Records: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html

Church

Court

Family Genealogies

Family lines & history: argenweb.net/marion/census/index.html

Genealogy Society & Society Newsletters

Link to Genealogy Society: argenweb.net/marion/historicalsociety.html and society's Newsletter argenweb.net/marion/bramblebush/index.html

Land

Index to Deed Records: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/deedindexes.htm

Original land owners & plats: argenweb.net/marion/maps/landowners/index.html

Library

Family History Centers


Local Histories

Transcription of Earl Berry's "History of Marion County, AR": argenweb.net/marion/history/index.html

Maps

Maps: argenweb.net/marion/maps/index.html

Marriages

Marriage information taken from old newspapers and those submitted by individuals: argenweb.net/marion/marriage/howtoqry.htm

Military

Civil War

     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.


Newspapers

Abstracts from Mt Echo Newspapers: argenweb.net/marion/newspapers/index.html

Obituaries

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

Photos of individuals, families, unknown people, places, etc: argenweb.net/marion/photos/index.html

Post Offices

History of Marion Co's Post Offices: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html

Probate

Stories & Miscellaneous Information

A hodge-podge of stories & miscellaneous information about Marion Co: argenweb.net/marion/stories/index.html

Taxation

Townships

Townships - formation and changes: argenweb.net/marion/marioncoinfo/marion-co-ar-post-offices.html

Transcribed Records

All kinds of records that have been transcribed and indexed: argenweb.net/marion/transcribedrecords/index.html

Vital Records

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 69.
  2. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).