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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'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Marion County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Marion County
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| county_map = Iowa Marion Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = August 4
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| seat = Knoxville
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Francis Marion.JPG|thumb|right|379px|Francis Marion.JPG]]
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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 ==
====Populated Places====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=33181 Tlam Cemetery, Pella] BillionGraves
  
 
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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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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==== 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 16:28, 18 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Marion County

Guide to Marion County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records



Marion County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 4, 1845
County Seat Knoxville
Courthouse


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).