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If you know of any published materials pertaining to Marion County which are not listed below, please let me know. Include author, title, publisher, and any information you think may be useful (e.g., general description of content, indexed/not indexed, availability, etc.). Any additions you can provide will be most welcome.

Please note that materials listed below as "FHC" are obtainable through the Family History Centers (FHC) of the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints (Mormon) and are generally microfilms which must be viewed at the center. With few exceptions, these films contain multiple types of records and you will see the numbers duplicated under the various categories I have set out below.

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  1. LOCAL HISTORIES:
    • Sellers, W.W.
      A History of Marion County, South Carolina.
      (Columbia: R.L. Bryan Co. 1902)
      *Reprinted with full index. Available from: Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS

    • Gregg, John M.
      Early Pee Dee Settlers
      (Heritage Books, Inc.: 1993)
      Individuals who settled in the Pee Dee Region of SC before 1790.
      Genealogy as well as other information on these early settlers.
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

    • Pioneers On The Great Pee Dee

  2. BIBLE RECORDS:
    • FHC Film Number 0855218
      Marion District (film includes Marion Star newspaper, Marriage, Wills, Bible)

  3. CEMETERY RECORDS:
    • Bicentennial Project of UDC, Colonial Dames XVII, and DAR.
      Cemeteries in Dillon County and Upper Marion County.

    • McCollum, Mrs. L.T.
      Some Cemetery Inscriptions, Old Marion District, South Carolina (Now Marion and Dillon Counties), Vol. II.
      Latta: 1956.

    • The Marion County Historical Society.
      One Hundred and One Cemeteries in Marion County, South Carolina.
      Marion: 1983.

    • FHC Film Number 0022725
      Epitaphs from Marion Co., SC
    • FHC Film Number 0874015
      Some cemetery inscriptions, old, Marion, SC
    • FHC Film Number 0022822
      Cemetery records of Confederates buried in SC
    • FHC Film Number 0908962
      Tombstone inscriptions, GA and SC
    • FHC Film Number 0954249 and 0954250
      Misc. SC Graveyards

  4. FAMILY HISTORIES:
    • Avant, David A., Jr.
      Some Southern Colonial Families
      published 1996, multiple volumes

    • Bauer, William Rudolph.
      The SINEATH Family and Affiliated Family Lineages
      Columbia: R.L. Bryan Co. 1970.

    • Carmichael, Major-General Roderick L.
      The Scottish Highlander CARMICHAELS of the Carolinas
      Washington, D.C.: by author;
      Reprint: Columbia: R.L. Bryan Co. 1978, reprinted by Thelma Rogers Carmichael and Mary Mac Carmichael Stephens
      *Available from: Clan Carmichael USA

    • Colston, Raymond Otis
      Listing of descendants of Isham Watson
      1997

    • Davidson, Betty Baker
      The descendants of William & Mary Evans Baker : a history of the Baker family & related families of Marion County (1739-1995)
      1995

    • Farrell, Louis and Flora Janie Hamer Hooker.
      Robesonian McCallums and Collateral Families
      Williams Printing Co., Spartanburg, SC 1946, (234 pp Indexed)
      Contain many families in Marlboro, Dillon and Marion counties SC
      as well as contiguous NC counties. Available at FHC on microfilm.

    • Harllee, William Curry.
      Kinfolks
      Published by author, 1934.
      Printed by Searcy & Pfaff, Ltd, New Orleans, LA
      Believed to be out of print, but Mr. Harllee donated copies
      to libraries all over the United States.

    • Hooker, Flora Janie Hamer.
      John Hicks HAMER of Anson County, N.C.
      Williams Printing Co., Spartanburg, SC 1949, (350 pp Indexed)
      Contain many families in Marlboro, Dillon and Marion counties SC
      as well as contiguous NC counties. Available at FHC on microfilm.

    • Marsh, Mary Bingham
      Ancestry and Descendants of James BINGHAM/BIGHAM, Sr. of Marion District SC.
      Contains genealogy and miscellaneous records relevant to the James Bingham Family
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

    • Moody, Helen Belden
      Richard Moody [1810-1892) His Ancestors, Family and Descendants
      (by author, 2 August 2000)
      *Available from: Helen Moody

    • Owens, Daniel K.
      Descendants of the Rev. David OWENS
      Circleville, Ohio: by author. 1982
      *Available from: Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS

    • Pound, Sandra Richardson
      Wade Hampton Richardson of Britton's Neck
      : by author. 2001
      The book is a culmination of over twenty-five years research on the line (14 living children) of Wade Hampton Richardson (1842-1919), son of William, grandson of William Richardson. Indexed, 195 pages, over 260 photos.
      *Available from: Sandra R. Pound

    • Roberts, Marylyn M.
      The ROBERTS Family History
      Greenville: A Press, Inc. 1983.

    • Sirmon, Marilyn Lane
      The ancestry and known descendants of Joseph Lane (1770-1850) of Marion County, South Carolina and Simpson County, Mississippi
      1986.

    • Stackhouse, Walter and William Romig Stackhouse
      The Stackhouse Family Second Edition 1993
      *Available from: Stackhouse Foundation

    • MacDONALDS & PERRITTS of Marion County

  5. LAND RECORDS:
    • Utley, Lucille
      MARION COUNTY, S.C. ABSTRACTS OF DEEDS, VOL 1, 1800-1811
      *Available from: Alita W. Sutcliffe

    • Utley, Lucille
      MARION COUNTY, S.C. ABSTRACTS OF DEEDS, VOL 2, 1811-1823
      Volume Two contains references to wills, estates, gifts, grants as early as the 1730s, and military bounty land following the War of 1812. Over 11,000 items are indexed. Volume Two includes Deed Books F - I & K, deeds recorded between 1811-1823. Many transactions in Volume Two took place earlier, the earliest one in 1772.
      *Available from: Alita W. Sutcliffe

    • FHC Film Number 0024124
      Deeds, R - T, 1838 1846

  6. MARRIAGE RECORDS:
    • FHC Film Number 0855235
      Marriage Records - 1910
    • A.S. Salley, Jr.
      MARRIAGE NOTICES, SC GAZETTE AND COUNTRY JORNAL
      Unpublished manuscript, 1904, 40 pages
      For photocopies, contact:
      Three Rivers Historical Society

    • A.S. Salley, Jr.
      MARRIAGE NOTICES, SC & AMERICAN GAZETTE & ROYAL GAZETTE
      Unpublished manuscript, 1914, 52 pages
      For photocopies, contact:
      Three Rivers Historical Society

  7. MILITARY RECORDS:
    • FHC Film Number 1000581
      Rolls of Confederate Military Organizations
    • John M. Gregg
      Roster of Patriots Serving With Francis Marion
      Alphabetical listing of nearly 2,000 men who served with the 'Swamp Fox' during the American Revolutionary War.
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

    • Moss, Bobby Gilmer.
      Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution
      Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983

    • FHC Film Numbers 888812-888818
      Index to service records of volunteer soldiers who served in South Carolina units during the War of 1812.

  8. NEWSPAPERS:
    • Gloria Calhoun.
      GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS from MARION, SOUTH CAROLINA NEWSPAPERS, 1858 - 1886
      *Available from: Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS

    • FHC Film Number 0855218
      Marion District (Marion Star newspaper, Marriage, Wills, Bible)
    • D.A.R. Latta, SC
      THE CRESCENT-WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, MARION, SC
      Unpublished manuscript, 1951, 50 pages
      For photocopies, contact:
      Three Rivers Historical Society

    • Gloria Calhoun.
      ABSTRACTS OF EARLY MARLBORO COUNTY, S. C. NEWSPAPERS
      (Marion, SC: 1992)
      *Available from: Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS

  9. PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS:
    • Historic Marion Revitalization Association.
      IMAGES of America - MARION.
      *Available from Arcadia Publishing
      Toll free number: (888) 313-BOOK
      Email: arcadia@charleston.net

    • The Florence Morning News.
      A Century To Remember: A Pictorial History of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.
      *Available from The Florence Morning News
      toll free (888) 317-6397

  10. WILLS - PROBATE AND EQUITY RECORDS:
    • Utley, Lucille and Danny Smith
      ABSTRACTS OF MARION COUNTY PROBATE RECORDS,
      VOL 1, 2, and 3

      Hemingway: 1985
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

    • Utley, Lucille
      EXTRACTS FROM EQUITY ROLLS
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

    • FHC Film Number 0855218
      Marion District (Marion Star newspaper, Marriage, Wills, Bible)

  11. INDICES AND MISCELLANEOUS:
    • Bethea, Mary Belle Manning.
      Ancestral Key to the Pee Dee.
      Columbia: R.L. Bryan Co. 1978

    • Jerri S. White, Compiler
      Index of Names From Issues of The Pee Dee Queue,
      October 1977 to December 1988

      (Marion, SC: 1991)
      Includes names from deeds, wills, estate notices, marriage licenses,
      voter lists, pension lists, lineage charts, etc. which appeared in
      past issues of the Pee Dee Queue, monthly newsletter of the Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS
      *Available from: Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS

    • Cheryl Williams Crowder
      Index of Names From Issues of The Pee Dee Queue,
      1989 - 1999

      (Marion, SC 2000)

    • Margaret B. Altman
      Marion District School Records 1849 - 1864 and Miscellaneous Voting Lists
      *Available from: Three Rivers Historical Society

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