Marion County, Mississippi
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Marion County, Mississippi Facts
Marion County, MS Vital Records
Where can find Marion County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Marion County vital records can be found at the Mississippi Department of Health which has copies of birth and death records after 1912, Marriage and a Divorce records since 1926. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Mississippi for current fees and application process.
Marion County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
You can search online for Marion County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
Marion County, MS Census Records
What Marion County, MS census records are available?
Marion County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Marion Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Marion Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Marion Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Marion Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Marion County, MS Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Marion County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Marion County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Mississippi courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Mississippi residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Marion County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Mississippi Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Marion County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 250 Broad St, Columbia, MS 39429
- Marion County Chancery Court Clerk
- Phone: 601-736-2691
- Land Records: 1821
- Probate Records: 1812
- Divorce Records: see Clerk
- Marion County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Phone: 601-736-8246
- Marriage Records: 1812
- Court Records: 1812
- Mississippi Court Records Research Guide
- Mississippi Court Records, 1799-1835
- Mississippi County Court Records
- Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951
- Spanish and British Land Grants in Mississippi Territory, 1750-1784
- Land Claims in Mississippi Territory, 1789-1834
- BLM Land Records
Marion County, MS Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Marion County, MS?
A list of Marion County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Marion County Historical Society, 200 Second Street, Suite 3, Columbia, MS 39429; Phone: 601-731-3999
- Marion County, Mississippi Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Marion County, Mississippi Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Marion County (usgwarchives.net)
- Mississippi Department of Archives and History, North Street, Jackson, MS 39201; Ph. (601) 576-6850,200
- Mississippi Historical Society, PO Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571
- Mississippi Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 5301, Jackson, MS 39216
- Mississippi Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies Guide
Where can I connect with other Marion County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Mississippi Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Mississippi State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Marion County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Marion County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is basically a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.