Marion County, Missouri Records
Marion County, Missouri (Map It) was created on December 23, 1826 from Ralls County. The county was named in honor of Francis Marion (1732–1795), a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War.
Marion County Cities and Towns include Hannibal, Monroe City, Palmyra, Philadelphia, Taylor, West Quincy.
A Map of Marion County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Marion County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Marion County, MO Courthouse
The Marion County Courthouse is located in Palmyra, Missouri. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Marion county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Marion County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1827 and Land Records from 1827.
- Marion County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1827 and Court & Divorce Records from 1827.
- Marion County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-90; Also births 1927-30 and deaths 1927-30 including Register of births and stillbirths, 1883-1889 and 1927-1930; Register of deaths, 1883-1889 and 1927-1930 .
- Marion County Tax Assessor Office is responsible for appraising and assessing real estate property and person property for the purpose of taxation as well as transferring ownership of real estate, and keeping real estate maps up to date.
- Local Records Inventory Database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried.
- Marion County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Marion County, Missouri Census Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820 (missing), 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1844-1881
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Marion County, Missouri Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1910 to present
- Marriage Records: from July 1948 to present
- Divorce Records: from July 1948 to present
- Locations: Missouri Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: 573-751-6387
Marion County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Marion County Historical Society
- Friends of Historic Hannibal
- Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society
- Marion County, Missouri Message Boards
- Marion County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
Marion County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Marion County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Marion Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Guide to Marion County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Marion County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Marion Co. MOGenweb
- Marion County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Marion County, Missouri Military Records