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Marion County Courthouse Records

Whitwell Library Holdings


The Marion County Courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1922. Except for the land records, most of the other records were destroyed. Those records that survived are preserved at the Whitwell Library along with many records after 1922. The following is a list of the Courthouse records held by the Whitwell Library.

Clerk & Master's Office:
   Chambers Minutes    Oct 1926 - Mar 1969
   Minute Books    Sept 1922 - July 1969

Circuit Court Clerk's Office:
   Minute Books    Aug 1922 - Oct 1968
   Administrator's Bonds & Letters    Nov 1912 - Jul 1969
   Board of Equalization Minutes    Jun 1923 - July 1937
   Claims Against Estates    Jan 1922 - Aug 1940
   Conservator's Bonds & Letters    Jan 1957 - Jun 1969
   Executor's Bonds & Letters    Mar 1919 - Oct 1968
   Guardian's Bonds & Letters    Jan 1913 - May 1969
   Insanity Records    Aug 1934 - Feb 1969
   Insolvent Estates -Accounting & Inventory    Sept 1885 - Nov 1968
   Marriage Records    May 1881 - Apr 1888
   Marriage Records    Aug 1919 - Aug 1969
   Minute Books   Jan 1842 - Oct 1847
   Minute Books   Apr 1890 - Oct 1900
   Minute Books   Jul 1911 - Aug 1969
   Physician's Records   Mar 1889 - Jan 1913
   Quorum Minutes   Dec 1910 - Aug 1969
   Road Book   Jul 1883 - Jan 1891
   Administrator, Executor & Guardian Settlements   Sept 1877 - Jul 1968
   Vital Statistics - Birth & Death   1908 -1912
   Will Books   Nov 1875 - Apr 1968

Register's Office:
   General Index to Deeds   1819 - 1968
   Deed Books   Oct 1819 - Apr 1968
   Land Entry Taker's Book   Nov 1823 - Aug 1895
   Military Discharge Records   Jul 1919 - Aug 1969
   Plat Books   Jan 1946 - Apr 1968
   Surveyor's Books   Apr 1824 - Jan 1903
   Trust Deeds   May 1963 - Apr 1968

School Superintendent's Office:
   School Board Minutes   Sept 1954 - Aug 1968

Trustee's Office:
   Tax Books   1875, 1903-04, 1923, 1928, 1933, 1938
   Tax Books   1943, 1948, 1953, 1958 through 1968


Your Marion County Coordinator is

Betty McBee

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September 8, 2004