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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Marion County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|379px]]
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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  ====
  
'''1845--'''Marion County was created from Washington County. County records are housed in Knoxville.
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'''1845--'''Marion County was created 4 August 1845&nbsp;from unorganized territory.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Knoxville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Mahaska County, Iowa|Mahaska]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]] | [[Warren County, Iowa|Warren]]  
 
[[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Mahaska County, Iowa|Mahaska]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]] | [[Warren County, Iowa|Warren]]  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=33181 Tlam Cemetery, Pella] BillionGraves
  
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==== Local Histories&nbsp; ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)
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*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
  
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Townships and Cities ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Knoxville Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202467&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Marion&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Marion/ Marion County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Marion_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Marion_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 17:32, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

History

Francis Marion.JPG

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

Parent County

1845--Marion County was created 4 August 1845 from unorganized territory. County seat: Knoxville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jasper | Lucas | Mahaska | Monroe | Polk | Warren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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