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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.marioncountyga.org/ Marion County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square<br> Buena Vista, GA 31803-0000<br>Phone: 912.649.2603<br><br>courthouse fire 1845; all records lost; Clerk Superior<br> Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Georgia. Page 158 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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:*Powell, Nettie. ''History of Marion County, Georgia.'' Columbus, Ga.: Historical Pub. Co., 1931. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22834 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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*Marriages 1885-1886 (from newspapers) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*Wills 1846-1913 (abstracts) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills 1845-1915 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A, 1846-1915 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book B, 1915-1940 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countymarion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191990&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Marion&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Marion/ Marion County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Marion/ Marion County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
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Revision as of 14:28, 10 October 2012

Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  > Georgia > Marion County

County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Buena Vista, GA 31803-0000
Phone: 912.649.2603

courthouse fire 1845; all records lost; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1827--Marion County was created 14 December 1837 from Lee and Muscogee Counties.
County seat:  Buena Vista [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1845 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Powell, Nettie. History of Marion County, Georgia. Columbus, Ga.: Historical Pub. Co., 1931. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Georgia. Page 158 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).