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Marshall County
Formed in 1835 from Ohio County
The county seat is Moundsville
Its southern border is the Mason-Dixon line.
Marshall County is home to the largest conical burial mound in North America, at Moundsville.
In 1852, on Christmas Eve, workers completed the Baltimore & Ohio railroad at Rosby's Rock in Marshall County.
[Source: wikipedia.org]

Incorporated Towns:
* Benwood * Cameron * Glen Dale * McMechen * Moundsville
* Wheeling (mostly in Ohio County)


Marshall County Data


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Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

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Mar 2014: 1883 Pensioners

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Monroe County, Ohio (southwest)

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