Marion County, West Virginia Records
Marion County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on January 14, 1842, from portions of Harrison County and Monongalia County. The county was named in honor of General Francis Marion (1732-1795), the hero of the American Revolutionary War.
Marion County is bordered by Monongalia County (north), Taylor County (southeast), Harrison County (south), Wetzel County (west). A Map of Marion County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Marion County Cities and Towns include Barrackville, Baxter, Carolina, Colfax, Fairmont, Fairview, Farmington, Four States, Grant Town, Idamay, Jordan, Kingmont, Mannington, Metz, Monongah, Montana Mines, Pleasant Valley, Rachel, Rivesville, Worthington
Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Marion County, WV Courthouse
The Marion County Courthouse is located in Fairmont, West Virginia. 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. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia State Records for Info and links for years prior to 1863.
- Marion County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1860 / 1842, Marriage Records from 1842, Land Records from 1842 and Probate Records from 1842.
- Marion County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1842.
Marion County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- 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, West Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1917 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1921 to present.
- Divorce Records: from 1968 to present
- Locations: West Virginia Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Registration, Division of Health, 350 Capitol St, Rm 165, Charleston, WV 25301-3701; (304) 558-2931; Info: (304) 558-2931
Marion County, West Virginia Resources
- Marion County Genealogical Club
- Marion County Historical Society & Museum
- Marion County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Marion County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Marion County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Marion County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Marion Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- The story of the Robert P. Nixon family of Boothsville, West Virginia
- Marion County Encyclopedia
- Marion County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Marion Co. WVGenweb
- Marion County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Marion County, West Virginia Military Records