There are 2 different levels of First Families in Marion County.
Those who can prove their ancestors settled in Marion before December 31, 1850 get a "Silver Certificate". Those who can prove their ancestors settled in Marion before December 31, 1840 get a "Gold Certificate".
Anyone who can prove direct descent from a Marion County Ohio pioneer is welcome to join First Families of Marion County Ohio.
Click here to find a copy of the First Families application.
Civil War Families of Marion County, Ohio
Applicants for Civil War Families must prove their Marion, Ohio ancestor(s) were active during the Civil War (1861-1865).