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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marion County''' <br>
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kansas|Kansas]]&nbsp;&gt;Marion County'' <br>
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'''Marion County''', Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Marion County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Marion County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Marion
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| building image = Marion county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Marion County, Kansas Courthouse|Marion County Courthouse]]'''<br>204 S. 4th Street<br>P. O. Box 219<br>Marion, Kansas 66861<br>Phone: 316.382.2185
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.marioncoks.net/ Marion County Courthouse]<br>204 S 4th St; PO Box 219; <br>Marion, KS 66861<br>Phone: 316.382.2185<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1885-1911.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1800’s, <br>divorce, probate and court records. <br>Register of Deeds has school records 1873-1964 and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Kansas page 253, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855--'''Marion County was created in 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Marion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[[Butler County, Kansas|Butler]]
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*[[Chase County, Kansas|Chase]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Kansas|Dickinson]]
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*[[Harvey County, Kansas|Harvey]]
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*[[McPherson County, Kansas|McPherson]]
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*[[Morris County, Kansas|Morris]]
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*[[Saline County, Kansas|Saline ]]<br>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*During the Civil War Marion County was designated as a minicipal township attached to Chase County for judicial purposes.&nbsp; The population was only about 80 in 1861.&nbsp; See [[Chase County, Kansas|Chase]] County for information about Civil War Records.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Marion|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Marion/ Marion County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 17:54, 1 February 2013

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Marion County, Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Marion County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Marion
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Marion County Courthouse
204 S. 4th Street
P. O. Box 219
Marion, Kansas 66861
Phone: 316.382.2185



County Courthouse

Marion County Courthouse
204 S 4th St; PO Box 219;
Marion, KS 66861
Phone: 316.382.2185

County Clerk has birth and death records 1885-1911.
Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1800’s,
divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has school records 1873-1964 and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Marion County was created in 1855 as an original county. County seat: Marion [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties 

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • During the Civil War Marion County was designated as a minicipal township attached to Chase County for judicial purposes.  The population was only about 80 in 1861.  See Chase County for information about Civil War Records.

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, Kansas page 253, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).