Marion County Look-ups


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Have some of the leaves "got up and left"?

Do those roots need a touch-up?

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Please request only 1 surname per e-mail and please be as specific as possible in your request. In the subject line please put "Look-Up Marion Co AR", be sure to list the name of the reference and if you want an answer you really should include your name and e-mail address.

Look-ups are free but if you request copies please reimburse the look-up volunteer for the copy and postage expense.

If you have a book, article, CD or other item and are willing to do look-ups please e-mail me Karen L. (Hildebrand) Stevens at or Linda Haas Davenport at

Thank you, Karen

Reference Item


Commonly called "The Big Blue Book": Genealogies of Marion County Families 1811-1900; Compilers: Vicki A. Roberts & Mysty T. McPherson; Published by Historic Society of Marion County Arkansas; 1997

This book contains a list of "contributors". If your ancestor is found in the book you will receive a copy of the contributor's snail mail address

Mysty McPherson

Billy Beaty

I now have copies of History of Marion County, and Pioneer Life and Pioneer Families of the Ozarks by Earl Berry.

Julie Pool

AR Death Index - North Central Arkansas Death Record Index, 1941-1948: Baxter, Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence,
Randolph, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White and Woodruff Counties


 1850 & 1860 Marion Co Census

Bettie Hickman

Nancie Weber

.Sharon (Stinnett) Crease 1850 Only

Karen Stevens 1850 Census only

MARION COUNTY 1870 CENSUS: Abstract by Nancie Todd Webber

Nancie Webber

Bob Young

1880 Marion Co Census


1880 Tennessee Census (Since so many of our ancestors came from there)

Sharon (Stinnett) Crease

"Cemeteries Of Marion County" by Lester and Marian Burnes,

Billy Beaty

Karen Denney

Bill Owen

"Early Days of Marion County, Arkansas" by Marian and Lester Burnes

Billy Beaty

MARION CO. AR 1890 CENSUS, Reconstructed from 1880 &1900 Censuses, Land, Tax Records, etc. by Helen McMindes

Jeana Houghton

"MARION CO MARRIAGE RECORDS: Books E & F 1887-1896" by Marian Burnes & Vicki Roberts.

"MARION CO MARRIAGE RECORDS: G & H 1896-1905" by Marian Burnes & Vicki Roberts.

"MARION CO MARRIAGE RECORDS: I & J 1905-1916" by Marian Burnes & Vicki Roberts.

Gladys Brown

Mysty McPherson

"1911 Confederate Veterans Interviews Index" - If your ancestor is in the index and you want a copy of the original interview, you may send for it at the address below but first get the form from the web site listed below.

Arkansas History Commission,

One Capitol Mall,

Little Rock, AR 72201

Jeri Fultz

MARION COUNTY, ARKANSAS TAX RECORDS 1841-1866, compiled by Desmond Walls Allen

Volunteer Needed

World Family Tree CDs 1 thru 2

Rhio Reh Gillis

World Family Tree CDs 1 thru 12

Pat Ward

World Family Tree CDs 1 thru 22

Dan McGrew

The Twenty-Seventh Arkansas Confederate Infantry

The Index to Confederate Pensions Applications



JM Ackerley

All of the following:

Arkansas Confederate Pensions Applications for these counties: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Stone, and Van Buren.
North Central Arkansas 1870 Census Index for these counties: Conway, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Marion, Randolph, Searcy, Sharp, Van Buren, White and Woodruff. NOTE: Since Baxter County wasn't
formed until 1873, citizens of that geographic area would be listed in the Fulton, Izard, Marion and Searcy 1870 census. This index lists the names of heads of households and people with last names different that those of the head of household, the County, the page number, and name of the civil
Big Flat Cemetery, Baxter County, Arkansas. This book contains the names, dates, and other information (where available) of people buried in the Big Flat Cemetery.


All of the following:

Land records;AL.,AR.,FL.,LA.,MI.,MN.,OH.,WI., 1790-1907 cd # 255
Family finder index volume 1-2-3 A thru Z
Local Famliy Histories New England 1600-1900 cd # 449
Passenger-Immigration List Boston 1821-1850 cd # 256
Selected US/International Marriages 1340-1980 cd # 403
Vital records/Social Security Death Index A thru Z cd # 110
World Family Tree #1 #2 #3 #4 #5
World Family Tree European Origin volume E-1
Military Records US Soldiers 1784-1811 cd # 146
Family History Southern 1500-1940 cd #500
Family History Mid-Atlantic 1340-1940 cd # 156
Birth records US/Europe 900-1880 cd # 17

 Ruby Nalley


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USGenWeb and Marion Co AR's policy prohibits lookup volunteers from infringing on copyrights, so please do not ask for large quantities of information, information on multiple people, or photocopies of pages from the books. You may review the USGenWeb policy on copyright issues at:


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Linda Haas Davenport