Our genealogy collection is housed in the Ohio Room, located on the Library’s main floor. All materials in the Ohio Room are for reference only and do not circulate, but photocopiers and microfilm reader/printers are available for your use. The Ohio Room is open to the public during regular library hours.
Executive Director/Fiscal Officer:
Gary Branson Email the Director
The Marion Public Library maintains an obituary file from late 1984 to 2009, of obituaries published in The Marion Star (The Marion Star is not indexed). Only obituaries for persons with a Marion County connection are contained in this file.
Adopted: May 12, 1998
Revised: June 17, 2008
Revised July 20, 2010
Ancestry Online -One of the largest collections of genealogical databases online. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.
Castle Garden -Free access to an extraordinary database of information on 10 million immigrants from 1830 through 1892.
Cyndi's List -A comprehensive, categorized list of links to genealogical research websites.
Death Indexes -A directory of links to websites with online death indexes, listed by state and county.