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Marion County, Arkansas
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Marion County
Founded September 25, 1836
Marion County is Arkansas's 35th county and its first following statehood, formed on September 25, 1836. It is named for General Francis Marion, the famous "Swamp Fox" of the Revolutionary War. The county included part of what is now Searcy County, Arkansas, with many opposing to dividing them, which helped fueled the bloody Tutt-Everett War between 1844 and 1850.
The county seat is Yellville, named after  Arkansas Governor Archibald Yell.

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Places
Bull Shoals * Flippin * Pyatt * Summit * Yellville



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Marion County Data

Birth Records


Church Histories / Records

Family Bibles and Records

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Mar 2014: 1883 Pensioners
October 2014:
Bios: Crowdrey, Williams, S Williams

Bruno Cemetery; Jaybird Cemetery; Old Buffalo Cemetery; Patton Cemetery
Flippin Cemetery Adds: Alford, Bell, Huddleston, Hurst, Jenkins, Linck, Mason, Myrs, Newton, Owen, Pierce, Reynolds, Rorie
Georges Creek Cemetery Adds: Clark, Cunningham, Johnson, Keeter, Snelson, Wray, Wynn
Layton Cemetery Adds: Berry, Gilley, Gunnett, Higley, Layton, Poynter

Confederate Pension Records: Fletcher

Death Records:Elam, Trimble

Marriage Surnames Adds: Adkins, Alexander, Abbott, Adams, Acord, Aldridge, Beavers, Beckham, Bell, Bench, Benton, Berry, Bice, Bidwell, Black, Cagle, Callahan, Camp, Campbell, Cannon, Dobbs, Dockery, Dodd, Dodson, Doerr, Donaldson, Doshier, Dowell, Dry, Eddleman, Elam, Elliot, Ellison, Finley, Firestone, Fisher, Fisk, Flannery, Fletcher, Flippin, Green, Greene, Greer, Gregory, Haggard, Hakes, Hale, Hall, Herron, Hicks, Isom, Jackson, James, Jarnagin, Jarrett, Johnson, Keeter, Kuter, Lack, Malonee, McKerens,Norton, Osbourn, Ott, Pannel, Parker, Risley, Slape, Snipes, Summers, Taylor, Tripp, Tuttle, Underwood, Waggoner, Winnett, Yocham, Zeigler

Misc Data: Historic Places; Ghost Town of Rush

WWI Draft Registration Suranames: Adams, Adkins, Cannon, Campbell, Davis, Dover, Eagls, Easterly, Falls, Gather, Garner, Haggard, Herron, Lack, Mallonee, Ott, Snipes, Tripp, Waggoner, Yocham

WWII Index to Army Enlistment - transcribed and submitted by Don Tharp



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