Marion County, Ohio Genealogy

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United States  > Ohio > Marion County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Marion County was created 12 February 1820 from Delaware County. County seat: Marion [1]

Boundary Changes

Marion County gave up land for the formation of Morrow County in February 1848.  The Townships of Canaan, Cardington, Washington and most of Gilead went to Morrow County (some of what is now Gilead was in Knox County).

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).