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| building address = [http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2922.htm Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E. Washington Street<br>Indianapolis, IN 46204<br>Phone: 317-327-4740 <br>[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Pages/home.aspx '''Marion County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
 
| building address = [http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2922.htm Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E. Washington Street<br>Indianapolis, IN 46204<br>Phone: 317-327-4740 <br>[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Pages/home.aspx '''Marion County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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===Historical Facts===
  
 
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana. Page 211-218 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 208-211.</ref></center>
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| colspan="7" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |<center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana. Page 211-218 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 208-211.</ref></center>
 
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Marion County, Indiana Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1882
 
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1822
 
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births in 1907 and deaths in Oct 1899. General compliance by 1917.</center>
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| colspan="7" |<center>Statewide registration for births in 1907 and deaths in Oct 1899. General compliance by 1917.</center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 31 December 1821 from the Delaware New Purchase <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 31 December 1821 from the Delaware New Purchase <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>
 
*'''County Seat: ''' Indianapolis<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
 
*'''County Seat: ''' Indianapolis<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
  
==== Description ====
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====Description====
  
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> The County Seat is Indianapolis and was founded 1822.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/marion/ 3/29/2017.</ref> It is located in the Central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana 3/29/2017.</ref>
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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> The County Seat is Indianapolis and was founded 1822.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/marion/ 3/29/2017.</ref> It is located in the Central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana 3/29/2017.</ref>
  
==== Populated Places ====
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====Populated Places====
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://indiana.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,097,c,marion.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana, accessed 24 December 2019.</ref>  
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://indiana.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,097,c,marion.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana, accessed 24 December 2019.</ref>  
  
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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====Neighboring Counties====
  
 
[[Boone County, Indiana Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy|Hamilton]] {{•}} [[Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy|Hancock]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy|Shelby]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Indiana Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}} [[Morgan County, Indiana Genealogy|Morgan]] {{•}} [[Hendricks County, Indiana Genealogy|Hendricks]]   
 
[[Boone County, Indiana Genealogy|Boone]] {{•}} [[Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy|Hamilton]] {{•}} [[Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy|Hancock]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy|Shelby]] {{•}} [[Johnson County, Indiana Genealogy|Johnson]] {{•}} [[Morgan County, Indiana Genealogy|Morgan]] {{•}} [[Hendricks County, Indiana Genealogy|Hendricks]]   
  
=== Boundary Changes ===
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===Boundary Changes===
  
 
For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
=== Record Loss ===
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===Record Loss===
  
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Resources ==
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==Resources==
  
=== Bible Records  ===
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=== African American ===
  
=== Biography  ===
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* [http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/africanamericanfirefighters/collection/ffm African American Firefighters,] at Digital Indy, Indianapolis Public Library.
  
=== Business Records and Commerce  ===
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===Bible Records===
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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===Biography===
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===Business Records and Commerce===
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===Cemeteries===
  
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Indiana/Marion-County?id=county_840 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Indiana/Marion-County?id=county_840 Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://sites.google.com/site/marioncountyingenweb/home/cemeteries INGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://sites.google.com/site/marioncountyingenweb/home/cemeteries INGenWeb]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Marion+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Marion+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://usgwarchives.net/in/marion/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/indiana/marion.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/US/in/marion.htm Indiana Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://www.interment.net/US/in/marion.htm Indiana Interment]
 
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Marion County Cemeteries - [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org](Genealogical Society of Marion County)  
 
Marion County Cemeteries - [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org](Genealogical Society of Marion County)  
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*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cemeteries for Marion County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/cem/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.crownhill.org/locate/ Crown Hill Cemetery]
 
*[[Latter-day Saint Cemetery Records|Latter-day Saint Cemetery Records]]
 
*[[Latter-day Saint Cemetery Records|Latter-day Saint Cemetery Records]]
#Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery  
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#Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
 
#Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Perry Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index of Pioneer Cemeteries, Warren Township (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Census Records ===
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===Census Records===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Marion County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for Marion County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Index to Defective, Delinquent &amp; Dependent Census for Marion County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Index to Defective, Delinquent &amp; Dependent Census for Marion County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Enumeration of Males in Lawrence Township, Marion County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Church Records ===
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===Church Records===
  
 
{{IN Church Intro}}  
 
{{IN Church Intro}}  
  
===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
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=====The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints=====
  
 
Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  
 
Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  
  
*Indianapolis  
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*Indianapolis
*Indianapolis Dist  
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*Indianapolis Dist
*Indianapolis N.  
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*Indianapolis N.
 
*Indianapolis S.
 
*Indianapolis S.
  
===== Lutheran =====
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=====Lutheran=====
  
 
aka Evangelical  
 
aka Evangelical  
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{{IN Church Repositories|Marion|338413}}  
 
{{IN Church Repositories|Marion|338413}}  
  
=== Court Records ===
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===Court Records===
  
=== Directories ===
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===Directories===
  
 
Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<br>  
 
Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. [http://www.genealogyindy.org www.genealogyindy.org]<br>  
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Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
 
Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_662/city_directories_indianapolis/ Indianapolis City Directories] 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
  
=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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===Emigration and Immigration===
  
=== Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups ===
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===Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups===
  
=== Funeral Homes ===
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===Funeral Homes===
  
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Obituaries and Funeral Home Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/obits/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_jacobsbrosfuneralhome.php Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home] (digitized records)
  
=== Gazetteers ===
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===Gazetteers===
  
=== Genealogy ===
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===Genealogy===
  
=== History ===
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===History===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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====Local Histories====
  
 
*History of Marion County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*History of Marion County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*''Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead''. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/pictorial-and-biographical-memoirs-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana-together-with-biographies-of-many-prominent-men-of-other-portions-of-the-state-both-living-and-dead/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results otherlibraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
 
*''Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead''. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.)&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/pictorial-and-biographical-memoirs-of-indianapolis-and-marion-county-indiana-together-with-biographies-of-many-prominent-men-of-other-portions-of-the-state-both-living-and-dead/oclc/498754452&referer=brief_results otherlibraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=JRsVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=55#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*Nowland, John H. B. ''Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876: with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away''. (1876.) [https://archive.org/details/sketchesofpromin00nowl INTERNET ARCHIVE]  
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*Nowland, John H. B. ''Sketches of Prominent Citizens of 1876: with a Few of the Pioneers of the City and County Who Have Passed Away''. (1876.) [https://archive.org/details/sketchesofpromin00nowl INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*History of Clermont ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*History of Clermont ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
=== Land and Property ===
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===Land and Property===
  
 
{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}  
 
{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}  
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Marion|383709}}
 
{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Marion|383709}}
  
=== Maps ===
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===Maps===
 
{{IN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{IN Marion County}}}}  
 
{{IN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{IN Marion County}}}}  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.  
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/v2/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*Maps and Gazetteers-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
=== Military Records ===
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===Military Records===
  
*Military Record and Histories-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]  
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*Military Record and Histories-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Linkpendium]
 
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Veterans in Marion County, Indiana (1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
 
Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.  
  
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M  
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, L, and M
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|1st Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company K  
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|1st Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company K
*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company A  
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*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company A
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company M  
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*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company M
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies C, D, G, and H  
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies C, D, G, and H
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I  
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H  
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, F, H, I, and L  
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, F, H, I, and L
*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, E, H, K , and Reorganized Companies A, B, E, F, H, and K  
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, E, H, K , and Reorganized Companies A, B, E, F, H, and K
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A  
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, H, and Reorganized Companies D, and E  
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, H, and Reorganized Companies D, and E
*[[14th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|14th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[14th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|14th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies F, I, and K  
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies F, I, and K
*[[19th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|19th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, and F  
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*[[19th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|19th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, and F
*[[20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|20th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|20th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and I  
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*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and I
*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A  
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A
*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
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*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
*[[40th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|40th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
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*[[40th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|40th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
*[[47th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|47th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
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*[[47th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|47th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, K, and Reorganized Company E  
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, K, and Reorganized Company E
*[[70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|70th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, E, and F  
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*[[70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|70th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, E, and F
*[[79th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|79th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, and F  
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*[[79th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|79th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, and F
*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
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*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
*[[104th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|104th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-H  
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*[[104th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|104th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-H
*[[106th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|106th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
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*[[106th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|106th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
*[[107th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|107th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-M  
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*[[107th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|107th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-M
*[[110th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|110th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
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*[[110th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|110th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
*[[113th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|113th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-I  
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*[[113th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|113th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, All of Companies A-I
*[[123rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|123rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E  
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*[[123rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|123rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
*[[124th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|124th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and D  
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*[[124th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|124th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and D
*[[132nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|132nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies A, B, C, F, and K  
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*[[132nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|132nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies A, B, C, F, and K
*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, and G  
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, and G
*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry Company A  
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*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry Company A
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]]&nbsp;, Companies A, B, C, E, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]]&nbsp;, Companies A, B, C, E, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
 
*[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery<br>
  
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*'''1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2968238|Indiana, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2968238|Indiana, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Residents of Marion County Who Received Medals in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Women from Marion County Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Marion County Who Died in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Marion County Who Died in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
====='''World War II'''=====  
 
====='''World War II'''=====  
  
*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Soldiers From Marion County, Indiana Who Died in World War II (1941-1946) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Naturalization Records ===
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===Naturalization Records===
  
=== Newspapers ===
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===Newspapers===
  
*[http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm/search/collection/ifarm Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries  
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*[http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm/search/collection/ifarm Indiana Farmer Newspaper, 1851-1917] - digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
 
*[http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/Irecorder Indianapolis Recorder, 1899-2005] - African-American newspaper; digitized collection via Purdue University Libraries
  
=== Obituaries ===
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===Obituaries===
  
=== Occupational Records ===
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===Occupational Records===
  
 
*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Members of Indianapolis Electrotypers and Stereotypers Union (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Probate Records ===
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===Probate Records===
  
 
{{IN Probate Intro|Marion}}  
 
{{IN Probate Intro|Marion}}  
 
'''Online Records'''
 
'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
 
*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
{{IN Probate Repositories|Marion|492261}}
 
{{IN Probate Repositories|Marion|492261}}
  
=== Public Records ===
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===Public Records===
  
==== School Records ====
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====School Records====
  
*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis (1915-1925) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Ben Davis High School (1898-1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Castleton High School (1897-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of Oaklandon High School (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Oaklandon High School (1895-1941) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of Southport/Perry Township High School (1934-1937) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Graduates of High Schools in Franklin Township (1890-1942) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students and Teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools Board Minutes (1907-1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
*Students in Grade 1-8 of Indianapolis Public Schools (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students in Grade 1-8 of Indianapolis Public Schools (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Teachers of Indianapolis Public Schools (1883, 1886) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Teachers of Indianapolis Public Schools (1883, 1886) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Alumni of Indianapolis Public School #30 (1927-1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Alumni of Indianapolis Public School #30 (1927-1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Marion County Seminary (1834-1853) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students and Teachers of Perry Township High School, Southport (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students and Teachers of Perry Township High School, Southport (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students and Teachers of Pike Township Consolidated School (1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students and Teachers of Pike Township Consolidated School (1947) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Sabbath School Union Society (1826) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Students of Shortridge High School, Indianapolis (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Warren Township (1856-1865) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1845-1851, 1857, 1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students at Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis (1845-1851, 1857, 1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Students at Indiana School for the Blind, Indianapolis (1846-1851) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students at Indiana School for the Blind, Indianapolis (1846-1851) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Selected Teachers of Marion County, Indiana (1874) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
==== Voter Registration ====
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====Voter Registration====
  
==== Other Records ====
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====Other Records====
  
*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Selected Lists of Jurors in Marion County, Indiana (1800s) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*AfricanAmericans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Indiana Civilians in Training Course at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Repositories ===
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===Repositories===
  
  
==== Archives ====
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====Archives====
  
==== County Courthouse ====
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====County Courthouse====
  
 
[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone: 317-327-4740  
 
[http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Courts/Circuit/Pages/home.aspx Marion County Courthouse]<br>200 E Washington<br> Indianapolis, IN 46204<br> Phone: 317-327-4740  
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CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records. <br>County Recorder has birth, death and land records.<br>Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records. <br>County Recorder has birth, death and land records.<br>Probate Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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====Family History Centers====
  
 
{{Family History Centers Intro}}  
 
{{Family History Centers Intro}}  
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator family history center directory].
 
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator family history center directory].
  
==== Libraries ====
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====Libraries====
  
==== Museums ====
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====Museums====
  
==== Societies ====
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====Societies====
  
 
[http://www.genealogyIndy.org www.genealogyIndy.org Genealogical Society of Marion County]. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.  
 
[http://www.genealogyIndy.org www.genealogyIndy.org Genealogical Society of Marion County]. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.  
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<br>  
 
<br>  
  
==== Taxation ====
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====Taxation====
  
 
{{IN Tax Intro}}  
 
{{IN Tax Intro}}  
  
*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*Selected Tax Lists of Marion County, Indiana (1840-1850) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Delinquent Taxpayers of Indianapolis, Marion County (1840) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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{{IN Tax Records Repositories|Marion|583685}}  
 
{{IN Tax Records Repositories|Marion|583685}}  
  
=== Vital Records ===
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===Vital Records===
  
 
*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives] <br>
 
*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives] <br>
  
==== Birth Records ====
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====Birth Records====
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====Marriage Records====
  
==== Marriage Records  ====
 
 
*'''1800s-2007''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=indiana%2cin Indiana, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 
*'''1800s-2007''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=indiana%2cin Indiana, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
  
 
*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch  <br>
 
*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch  <br>
  
*'''1800-1925''' Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 Ancestry].  ($)  Name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County<br>  
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*'''1800-1925''' Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5059 Ancestry].  ($)  Name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County<br>
  
 
*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
 
*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
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*'''1925-2006''' A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website. <br>
 
*'''1925-2006''' A searchable database of [http://www.civicnet.net/apps/civil/marriage/search Marion County Marriages, 1925-2006] is available at the Marion County Circuit Court's website. <br>
  
==== Death Records ====
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====Death Records====
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*'''1750-1993''' {{RecordSearch|3559081|Indiana Deaths and Burials, 1750-1993}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index, some images
 
*'''1750-1993''' {{RecordSearch|3559081|Indiana Deaths and Burials, 1750-1993}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index, some images
*'''1882-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1947977|Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] - Index only  
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*'''1882-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1947977|Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] - Index only
 
*'''1899-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index and images <br>
 
*'''1899-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index and images <br>
 
*'''1939-1956''' Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*'''1939-1956''' Records of Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis (1939-1956) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Marion|353179}}
 
{{IN Vital Repositories|Marion|353179}}
  
=== Websites ===
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===Websites===
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/marion-county/ Marion County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/marion-county/ Marion County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~inmarion/index.html The Marion County IN GenWeb Project], a member of [[INGenWeb|The INGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Indiana%2C%20Marion|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Indiana%2C%20Marion|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marion/ Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IN/Marion-County.htm Marion County Genealogy] (Indiana Genealogy)
 
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/IN/Marion-County.htm Marion County Genealogy] (Indiana Genealogy)
  
== Places ==
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==Places==
  
== References ==
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==References==
  
 
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Revision as of 16:10, 24 March 2020

Guide to Marion County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Marion County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Indianpolis
Courthouse
Address Marion County Courthouse
200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-327-4740
Marion County Website
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Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1882 1822 1882 1822 1822 1822 1807
Statewide registration for births in 1907 and deaths in Oct 1899. General compliance by 1917.
  • Parent Counties: Formed 31 December 1821 from the Delaware New Purchase [2]
  • County Seat: Indianapolis[3]

Description[edit | edit source]

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[4] The County Seat is Indianapolis and was founded 1822.[5] It is located in the Central area of the state.[6]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[7]

Cities
Towns
Townships


Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Boone  • Hamilton  • Hancock  • Shelby  • Johnson  • Morgan  • Hendricks

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Business Records and Commerce[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
INGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
INGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Indiana Interment
Billion Graves
See Indiana Cemeteries for more information.

Marion County Cemeteries - www.genealogyindy.org(Genealogical Society of Marion County)

  1. Vol. 21 page 73 - Old Battleground Cemetery
  2. Vol. 21 page 84 - Huffman Cemetery, Washington Township

Census Records[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Marion County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Dist
  • Indianapolis N.
  • Indianapolis S.
Lutheran[edit | edit source]

aka Evangelical

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records[edit source]

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Genealogical Society of Marion County holds several city directories in their library. www.genealogyindy.org

Fold3.com ($) has Indianapolis City Directories 1857, 1861, 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • The People's Guide, a Business, Political and Religious Directory of Marion Co., Ind., Together with a Collection of Very Important Documents and Statistics Connected with Our Moral, Political and Scientific History. 1873.other librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
  • United States. Names of Persons Enumerated in Marion County, Indiana, at the Fifth Census Eighteen Hundred and Thirty. (Indianapolis: E.J. Hecker, printer and publisher, 1908.) other librariesGoogle books
  • Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana: Together with Biographies of Many Prominent Men of Other Portions of the State, Both Living and Dead. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited, 1974.) otherlibraries Google books

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records[edit source]

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps[edit | edit source]

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Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Marion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Marion County.

World War I[edit | edit source]
World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Occupational Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the Marion County courthouse. For more information, see Indiana Probate Records. Online Records

Finding More Probate Records[edit source]

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Public Records[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

Voter Registration[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Marion County Courthouse
200 E Washington
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-327-4740

CountyClerk has marriage and divorce records.
County Recorder has birth, death and land records.
Probate Court has probate records.[8]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the family history center directory.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

www.genealogyIndy.org Genealogical Society of Marion County. Established in 1995 GSMC focuses on Marion County genealogical records.


Taxation[edit | edit source]

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]

Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1800-1925 Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Ancestry. ($) Name index; year range = 1822-1836, 1861-1925, for Marion County

Death Records[edit | edit source]

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marion County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:


Websites[edit | edit source]

Places[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana. Page 211-218 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 208-211.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  4. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  5. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Marion County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/marion/ 3/29/2017.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana 3/29/2017.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Marion County, Indiana," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_County,_Indiana, accessed 24 December 2019.
  8. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marion County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.