Marion County, Florida
Genealogy Trails History Group
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

 


Welcome to Marion County, Florida Genealogy Trails!

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data
and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This County Website
is available for adoption.

line

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our
Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the
Volunteer Page.
line

We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research.

line


County History
Marion County was created in 1844 from portions of Alachua, Mosquito (Orange), and Hillsborough counties.
Until 1853, Marion County included most of what is now Lake and Sumter counties. The county is named after General Francis Marion of South Carolina, a guerilla fighter and hero of the American Revolutionary War. Many of the early settlers of Marion County were from South Carolina.

The county motto is "Kingdom of the Sun."
The county seat is Ocala.

Cities
 Belleview ~ Dunnellon ~ Ocala

Towns
 McIntosh ~ Reddick

Census-Designated Places
Silver Springs Shores ~ The Villages (with Sumter County)

Other Unincorporated Communities
 Anthony ~ Citra ~ Early Bird ~ Fort McCoy ~ Marion Oaks ~ Ocklawaha ~ Orange Lake ~
Orange Springs ~ Rainbow Lakes Estates ~ Salt Springs ~ Summerfield
line

Check your Attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!


If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
at Florida Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.

county data

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records

 

Website Updates:
June 2017: obit for SINCLAIR

line

SEARCH OUR SITES

Submit an Obituary to Us

for any of our county sites.

line

Don't miss an Update!
Join our Genealogy Trails South Eastern States Mailing List
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.

For the States of :

North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

You never know who you might meet and what family data they may share with you
-- it could start a whole new branch of the family!
We also use the mailing lists to announce our website updates.

line

 

Surrounding Counties
Putnam County - northeast
Volusia County - east
Lake County - southeast
Sumter County - south
Citrus County - southwest
Levy County - west
Alachua County - northwest

Florida Genealogy Trails
Visit the Florida State Site


Florida Genealogy Trails

Visit the national site of
GENEALOGY TRAILS


Copyright © Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails.
Full rights reserved for original submitters.