Marion County, Missouri Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

"The Swamp Fox" Brig. Gen. Francis Marion (c1732-1795)

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

Parent County

1822--Marion County was created 14 December 1822 from Ralls County. County seat: Palmyra [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hannibal

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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