Marion CountyMarion County was initially created in 1785 as the county of Liberty in old Georgetown District, one of the original judicial districts created in 1769. In 1798 when courthouse districts were created in South Carolina, the name Marion District was named after General Francis Marion who was born in St. John's Parish, near Georgetown, South Carolina. Early settlers: William Britton, Joseph Burch, John Burnett, Joshua Dennis, James Crawford, Joseph Gregg, William Griggs, James Keen, Edwards Owens, Daniel Stone, Anthony Sweet, Jesse Wiggins.
Marion County Records Available to Members of South Carolina Pioneers
- Index to Marion County Will Book I (1796-1853).
Testators: William Britton, James Foxworth, Jordan Gibson, William Griggs, Edward Owens, David Owens, Jacob Yelventon, Benjamin Davis, Benjamin Harralson, Daniel Myers, Enos Tart, James Gregg, James Martin, John Smith, John Witherspoon, Joseph Burch, Joseph Jolly, Ruth Owens, Samuel Brown and Tully Douge.
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