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.
Since 1979, the Marion Public Library has served as a depository for Federal, State, and Local government publications. As a depository, we provide free public access to a vast array of informational resources from many government agencies through the Federal Depository Library Program under the services of the Government Printing Office. The State Library of Ohio supports the state’s government agencies by distributing documents to public and academic libraries. Local government information includes ordinances, zoning, and environmental issues.
Register at the main library or any branch library to vote in local, state and federal elections. Registration deadlines apply. Contact the Marion County Board of Elections at (740) 223-4090 or for more information.