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Mariaville, p-o., Duanesburgh t., Schenectady co., N. Y.

Maries, t., Gasconade co., Mo. Pop. 359.

Marietta, p-o., Marcellus t., Onondaga co., N V., 145 w. by n. Albany, 333 W.

Marietta, p-b., East Donnegal t., Lancaster co., Pa., 27 s. e. Harrisburg. Situated on the n. e. bank of Susquehanna r., above the mouth of Little Chiques cr. It contains a church, several stores, 150 dwellings, and about 900 inhabitants.

Marietta, pt., capital of Washington co., O., 104 e. s. e. Columbus, 300 W. Situated on both sides of Muskingum r., at its entrance into the Ohio r. It is regularly laid out with wide streets, and compactly and neatly built. It has a court house, jail, a U. S. land office, 4 churches, a banking house, a market house, library, female academy, a lyceum, and the Marietta Collegiate Institute. The court house, bank, and collegiate institute are handsome specimens of architecture, and ornamental to the place. The collegiate institute was founded in 1832, has a president, and professors or other instructors, 50 students, and 3000 vols, in its libraries. The commencement is on the last Wednesday in July. The place contains 17 stores, 2 steam saw m., 1 steam flouring m., 2 carding machines, 4 tanneries, an iron foundry, a rope walk, 200 dwellings, and about,300 inhabitants. It is the oldest town in the state, having been founded in 1788. It was named in honor of Marie Antoinette, the beautiful and unfortunate queen of France. Many curious ancient mounds are found in the vicinity. The v. contains 1 college, 100 students, 1 acad. 53 students, 3 sch. 289 scholars. Pop. 1,814. The t. in addition, has 6 sch. 236 scholars. Pop. 875.

Marietta, p-o., Fulton co., Ill.

Marietta, p-v., capital of Cobb co., Ga., 113 k w. Milledgeville, 676 W. Situated 3 ms. w. of Chattahoochee r., and contains a court house, jail, 3 churches, 2 academies, and about 30 dwellings.

Marine Settlement, p-o., Madison co., Ill., 90 s. Springfield, 784 W. Situated between the e and w. forks of Silver cr. The settlement is spread over a rich and beautiful prairie.

Marion, District, S. C. Situated in the e. part if the state, and contains 1,200 sq. ms. The surface is level, and much of it marshy. Drained v Great and Little Pedee rivers and their branch's. Capital. Marion C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 21,909, sheep 8,352, swine 39,837; wheat 4,033 bush, produced, rye 1,353, Ind. corn 377,041, oats 16,416, Potatoes 61,530, rice 67,945 pounds, tobacco 1,852, cotton 603,496; 12 stores, cap. $48,450; 3 distilleries, 6 flouring m., 21 grist m., 20 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $53,960. 2 acad. students, 11 sch. 233 scholars. Pop. whites 593, slaves 5,251, free col'd 88; total, 13,932.

Marion, county, Ga. Situated toward the s. part of the state, and contains 330 sq. miles, Flint river runs on its e. border, by branches of which it is drained. Capital, Tazewell. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,545, sheep 1,846, swine 895; wheat 3,634 bush, produced, Indian corn 110,742, oats 2,624, Potatoes 8,107, cotton 3,253,232 pounds; 4 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,550. 1 acad. 32 students, 4 sch. 105 scholars. Pop. whites 3,741, slaves 1,070, free col'd 1; toll, 4,812.

Marion, County, Ala. Situated toward the n. w. part of the state, and contains 1,144 sq. ms. rained by Bear cr., a branch of Tennessee r., and Buttahatchie r. and its branches, a tributary Tombigbee river. Capital, Pikeville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 12,266, sheep 4,315, swine 13,009; wheat 17,467 bush, produced, rye 2,120, Ind. corn 113,490, oats 4,325, Potatoes 4,153, tobacco 1,100 pounds, cotton 118,064; 8 stores, cap. $5,200; 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 8 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,500. Pop. whites 5,094, slaves 753; total, 5,347.

Marion, County, Miss. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 1,476 sq. ms. Drained by Pearl r., Leaf r., and Black cr., the two last flowing into Pascagoula r. Soil, on the margins of the streams, fertile. Capital, Columbia. There were in 1840, neat cattle 16,785, sheep 2,161, swine 17,450; I. corn 102,006, bush, prod., oats 4,965, Potatoes 32,685, rice 68,320 pounds, cotton 733,607; 7 stores, cap. 50,966; 2 tanneries, 20 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,300. 1 school, 20 scholars. Pop. whites 2,121, slaves 1,709; total, 3,830.

Marion, County. Tenn. Situated toward the s. e. part of the state, and contains 600 sq. ms. Drained by Sequatchie r. and its branches. Capital, Jasper. There were in 1840, neat cattle 13,051, sheep 8,673, swine, 46,800; wheal 77,763 bush, produced, rye 3,580, Ind. corn 717,617, oats 162,014, Potatoes 13,073, tobacco 16,016 pounds, cotton 36,294, sugar 1,250; 31 stores, capital $128,896; 19 tanneries, 54 distilleries, 1 pottery, 2 flouring m., 60 grist m. 20 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 bindery. Cap. in manufac. $36,371. 1 acad. 7 students, 19 sch. 700 scholars. Pop. whites 5,653, slaves 390, free col'd 22; total, 6,070.

Marion, County, Ky. Situated near the center of the state, and contains 276 sq. ms. Drained by the Rolling fork of Salt r. and its branches. Capital, Lebanon. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,963, sheep 13,728, swine 31,419; wheat 46,352 bushels produced, rye 16,081, Indian corn 398,035, oats 108,167, Potatoes 11,561, tobacco 165,926 pounds, sugar 42,952; 16 stores, capital $108,800; 3 woolen fac, 6 tanneries, 20 distilleries, 17 grist m., 11 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $40,850. 1 college, 247 students, 3 acad. 232 students, 12 sch. 359 scholars. Pop. whites 8,340, slaves 2,612, free col'd 30; total, 11,032.

Marion, County, O. Situated a little n. of the middle of the state, and contains 530 sq. miles. The surface is mostly an open plain, or table land; soil, chiefly very fertile. Watered by Scioto, Little Scioto, and Whetstone or Olentangy rivers. Organized in 1824. Cattle and hogs are the chief articles of export. Capital, Marion. There were in 1840, neat cattle 16,694, sheep 19,641, swine 22,637; wheat 147,153 bush, produced, rye 13,476, Ind. corn 325,410, buckwheat 9,433, oats 153,160, Potatoes 77,912, sugar 30,050 pounds; 28 stores, cap. $62,150; 10 tanneries, 5 distilleries, 1 pottery, 2 flouring m., 15 grist m., 23 saw m., 1 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly and 1 semiweekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $26,955. 73 schools, 3,155 scholars. Pop. 14,765.

Marion, County, la. Situated in the centre of the state, and contains 400 sq. ms. Drained by the w. fork of White r., Fall cr. and Eagle cr. The surface is level; soil, very fertile. Capital, Indianapolis. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,466, sheep 15,293, swine 33,463; wheat 73,649 bush, produced, rye 2,269, Ind. corn 604,966, buckwheat 1,063, barley 1,190, oats 143,790, Potatoes 32,432, tobacco 15,905 pounds, sugar 97,064; 94 stores, cap. $202,630; 1 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 1,590 sp., 13 tanneries, 11 distilleries, 3 breweries, 4 potteries, 2 flouring ra., 26 grist m., 57 saw m., 4 oil m., 6 printing offices, 4 weekly and 2 semiweekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $141,874. 1 acad. 75 students, 56 sch. 1,595 scholars. Pop. 16,080.

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Marion, County, Ill. Situated s. of the center of the state, and contains 576 sq. ms. Organized in 1823. Drained by Kaskaskia r. and its branches, and by Skillet fork of Little Wabash r. About one third of it is timber, and the rest prairie. Capital, Salem. There were in 1840, neat cattle 7,589, sheep 4,785, swine 17,846; wheat 10,697 bush, produced, Ind. com 293,321, oats 42,115, Potatoes 5,795, tobacco 6,600 pounds; 5 stores, cap. $6,300; 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 16 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,150. 17 sch. 417 scholars. Pop. 4,742.

Marion, County, Mo. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, and contains 425 sq. ms. Drained by South Fabius and North rivers, which flow into the Mississippi r., that runs on its e. border. The surface undulating; soil, very fertile. Capital, Palmyra. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,272, sheep 10,104, swine 32,857; wheat 38,678 bush, produced, Ind. corn 533,785, buckwheat 2,447, oats 84,535, Potatoes 29,654, tobacco 38,938 pounds, sugar 10,872; 38 stores, cap. $214,760; 7 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 4 flouring m., 11 grist m., 19 saw m., 3 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $139,460. 1 college 49 students, 24 sch. 648 scholars. Pop. whites 7,239, slaves 2,342, free col'd 42; total, 9,623.

Marion, County, Ark. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 800 sq. ms. Drained by White r., which is navigable to the n. part of the co. for steamboats, and by its branches. Capital, Yellville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,217, sheep 760, swine 5,430; wheat 3,097 bush, produced, Ind. corn 79,013, oats 1,951, Potatoes 1,601, tobacco 6,127 pounds, cotton 3,253; 2 stores, cap. $1,600; 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 4 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,505. Pop. whites 1,221, slaves 39, free col'd 65; total, 1,325.

Marion, t., Greene co., Pa. It has 12 stores, cap. $37,710; 2 tanneries, 2 printing offices, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $8,250. 2 sch. 61 scholars. Pop. 597.

Marion, pt., Washington co., Me., 170 e. n. e. Augusta, 756 W. Incorporated in 1834. It has on its w. border a large pond, which has its outlet into East Machias r. It has 2 saw m., 2 sch. 110 scholars. Pop. 231.

Marion, pt., Wayne co., N. Y., 201 w. by n. Albany, 358 W. The surface is hilly and broken; soil, adapted to grain. Drained by a branch of Mud cr. The v. contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Baptist church, 3 stores, 1 steam furnace and machine shop, 1 grist m., 1 tannery, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $9,500; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,245. 1 acad. 32 students, 12 sch. 352 scholars. Pop. 1,903.

Marion, p-o., Franklin co., Pa., 51 w. s. w. Harrisburg, 81 W.

Marion, t., Centre co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $8,000; 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 5 sch. 110 scholars. Pop. 559.

Marion, pt., capital of Marion co., O., 44 n. Columbus, 416 W. The v. contains an elegant brick court house, a jail, 1 Presbyterian, and a Methodist church, 12 stores, a printing office, which issues a weekly newspaper, 125 dwellings, and about 700 inhabitants. There are in the t. 13 stores, cap. $35,000; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,060. 8 sch. 320 scholars. Pop. 1,639.

Marion, t., Athens co., O. Situated on the waters of Federal and Wolf creeks. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,500; 6 sch. 128 schol's. Pop. 1,079.

Marion, t., Allen co., O. Pop. 315.

Marion, t., Clinton co., O. It has 3 stores, cap. $6,200; 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $243. 5 sch. 307 scholars. Pop. 643.

Marion, t., Fayette co., O. It has 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $500. 4 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 879.

Marion, t., Hancock co., O. It has 1 store, cap. $900; 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,200. 5 sch. 184 scholars. Pop. 501.

Marion, t., Hardin co., O. It has 3 sch. 108 scholars. Pop. 177.

Marion, t., Hocking co., O. Pop. 940.

Marion, t., Putnam co., Ia. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,600; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,253. 5 sch. 451 scholars. Pop. 1,030.

Marion, t, Shelby co., Ia. It has 4 stores, cap. $2,500; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 2 grist, m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,402. Pop. 964.

Marion, pt., Livingston co., Mich., 56 w. n. w. Detroit, 559 W. It has 4 sch. 84 scholars. Pop. 602.

Marion, p-v., Scott co., Ky., 22 n. e. Frankfort, 530 W.

Marion, p-v., capital of Smyth co., Va., 275 w. by s. Richmond, 343 W. Situated on the Middle fork of Holston r. It has a court house, jail, and several dwellings.

Marion, p-v., Montgomery co., N. C, 112 w s. w. Raleigh, 386 W.

Marion, p-v., capital of Twiggs co., Ga., 41 s s. w. Milledgeville, 689 W. It contains a court house, jail, and several dwellings.

Marion, p-v., capital of Grant co., Ia., 73 n. n. e. Indianapolis. Situated on Missisinewa r about 25 ms. above its junction with Wabash r. It contains a court house, store, and several dwellings.

Marion, p-v., capital of Williamson co., Ill., 172 s. s. E. Springfield, 823 W. It contains a court house and several dwellings.

Marion, p-v., capital of Perry co., Ala., 53 s. Tuscaloosa, 834 W. It contains 3 churches, 2 female academies, one male lyceum, with a preparatory school, 3 printing offices, issuing newspapers, and about 1,000 inhabitants.

Marion, p-v., capital of Lauderdale co., Miss.. 110 e. Jackson, 921 W. Situated on the head waters of Oktibbeha cr., and contains a court house and several dwellings.

Marion, p-v., Cole co., Mo., 15 n. w. Jefferson City, 951 W. Situated on the s. bank of the Missouri, 15 ms. above Jefferson City, on a bold rocky shore. It was formerly the capital of the co., now removed to Jefferson City. It has considerable trade, and is increasing. It contains 1 sch. 15 scholars. Pop. 807.

Marion, t., Buchanan co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 31 scholars. Pop. 737.

Marion, p-v., capital of Linn co., Iowa. Situated 4 ms. E. of Cedar r. It contains 3 stores, 1 saw m., and several neat dwellings, and is improving.

Marion, p-v., capital of Crittenden co., Ark. 140 e. n. e. Little Rock, 925 W. Situated 6 ms. w. of the Mississippi r.

Marion, t., White co., Ark. It has 1 store, cap. $6,000; 1 grist m.

Marion, t., Newton co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 1 scholars. Pop. 658.

Marion, t., Livingston co., Mo. It has 1 set 18 scholars. Pop. 240.

Marion, p-v., Jefferson co., Flor.

Marion, t., Polk co., Mo. Pop. 865.

Marion, t., Monroe co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 24 scholars. Pop. 1,686.

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Marion, t., Ray co., Mo. It has 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 902.

Marion, t., St. Francis Co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 582.

Marion, t., Saline co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 10 scholars. Pop. 763.

Marion, t., Taney co., Mo. Pop. 335.

Marion City, p-v., Marion co., Mo. Situated on the w. bank of Mississippi r., and may be regarded as the port of Palmyra, the capital of the co. It has a good location, and extends along the Mississippi for a mile and a half. It contains a large steam saw mills and 3 other steam mills, 60 or 70 dwellings, and from 3 to 400 inhabitants. Host of the merchandise of the co. is landed here.

Marion College, p-v., Marion co., Mo., 134 n. n, w. Jefferson City, 938 W. Situated 12 ms. v. of Palmyra, the capital of the co. Marion College was founded in 1831, and is a manual labor institution, for which 5,000 acres of the best of land have been purchased. Improvements have been made on the land to the amount of; $70,000. The president, professors, and students, are all supported by the products of the oil. Including a preparatory department, it has president, 6 professors or other instructors, 116 students, 43 in the college proper, and 2,300 vols., in its libraries. The commencement is on the fist Thursday in September. It has a theological department.

Marion, C. H., p-v., capital of Marion dist.,. C, 146 e. Columbia, 423 W. Situated on the. side of Catfish cr., a branch of the Great Pedee r., and contains a court house, jail, several stores and dwellings.

Marits, p-o., Marion co., O., 47 n. Columbus, 36 W.

Marksborough, p-v., Sussex co., N. J., 73 n. Trenton, 230 W.

Marksville, p-v., Page co., Va., 120 n. w. Richmond, 106 W.

Marksville, p-v., capital of Avoyelles parish, a., 255 n. w. by w. New Orleans, 1,218 W. It contains a court house and several dwellings.

Marlborough, District, S. C. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 480 sq. miles. Yadkin r. runs on its w. border, by branches of which it is drained. Capital, Bennettsville. There were in 1810, neat cattle 9,374, sheep 2,893, swine, 15,915; wheat 9,276 bushels produced, rye 1,417, lnd. corn 275,999, oats 22,161, Potatoes 29,547, cotton 2,446,088 pounds; 17 stores, cap. $99,600; 1 cotton fac.2,000 sp.,6 flouring m.,21 grist., 20 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $135,350. 3 acad. 104 students, 12 sch. 229 scholars. Pop. whites 4,188, slaves 4,118, free col'd 102: total, 8,408.

Marlborough, pt., Cheshire co., N. H., 53 s. w. Concord, 439 W. The surface is rough; soil, adapted to grazing. Drained by branches of Ashuelot River. Incorporated in 1776. It has 1 srore, cap. $4,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $16,000. 6 sch. 301 scholars. Pop. 831.

Marlborough, pt., Windham co., Vt., 130 s. Montpelier, 431 W. The surface is uneven, and the soil fertile. Drained by the w. branch of West r., by Green r., and Whetstone brook. The outlet of South pond forms the only permanent mill stream. Chartered in 1761. The t. has a Congregational and a Baptist church, some valuable minerals and mineral springs. There are the t. 1 store, cap. $2,000; 1 tannery, 1 paper fac., 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,900. 13 sch. 377 scholars. Pop. 1,027.

Marlborough, pt., Middlesex co., Mass., 27 Boston, 414 W. The surface is undulating; soil, very fertile. Drained by a branch of Concord River, which affords water power. It contains 4 churches, 1 Congregationalist, 1 Methodist, 1 Universalist, 1 Restorations; 6 stores, cap. $15,900; 2 tanneries, 5 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $18,400. 1 acad. 75 students, 10 sch. 750 scholars. Pop. 2,101.

Marlborough, pt., Hartford co., Ct., 16 s. E. Hartford, 340 W. The surface is uneven and rough; soil, adapted to grazing. Chartered in 1803. It contains a Congregational church. Black lead is found. It has 2 stores, cap. $5,000; 1 cotton fac. 1,200 sp., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $48,400. 5 sch. 185 scholars. Pop. 713.

Marlborough, pt., Ulster co., N. Y., 20 s. Kingston, 84 s. s. w. Albany, 294 W. The surface is hilly; soil, clay loam. Bounded by Hudson River on the e., into which flows Old Man's Kill. The v. is situated on the latter, half a mile from the r. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, 1 Friends, 3 stores, 2 paper m., 2 woolen fac, 1 clothier's works, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 60 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. There are in the t. 8 stores, cap. $42,000; 3 lumber yards, cap. $3,000; 2 woolen fac, 1 paper fac. Cap. in manufac. $32,150. 7 sch. 51 scholars. Pop. 2,523.

Marlborough, p-o., Monmouth co., N. J., 40 e. Trenton, 206 W.

Marlborough, t., Montgomery co., Pa. The surface is rolling; soil, red shale. Drained by Perkiomen and Swamp creeks. Iron ore is found. It has 5 stores, cap. $10,600; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 woolen fac, 10 powder m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 4 grist m., 3 saw m., 8 oil m. Capital in manufac $33,780. Pop. 1,140.

Marlborough, pt., Stark co., O., 135 n. e. Columbus, 312 W. The surface is rolling; soil, fertile, with a natural growth of beech and sugar maple. The v. contains a church, 2 stores, various mechanics, about 25 dwellings, and 150 inhabitants.

Marlborough, t., Delaware co., O. It contains the villages of Norton and Waldo. It has 5 sch. 150 scholars. Pop. 1,182.

Marlborough, p-v., Morgan co., Ga., 54 n. w. Milledgeville, 633 W.

Marlow, t., Cheshire co., N. H. Drained by Ashuelot River and its branches. It has 4 stores, cap. $5,400; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,850. 1 acad. 12 students, 6 sch. 189 scholars. Pop. 626.

Marley's Mills, p-o., Randolph co., N. C, 56 w. Raleigh, 344 W.

Marmion, p-o., Lauderdale co., Ala., 133 n. Tuscaloosa, 763 W.

Mariotsville, p-v., Anne Arundel co., Md., 53 n. w. Annapolis, 53 W.

Marple, t., Delaware co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $8,500; 3 tanneries, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,200. Pop. 759.

Marrowbone, p-o., Cumberland co., Ky., 133 s. by w. Frankfort, 646 W.

Marquette, County, Wis. Situated in the N. part of the settled portion of the ter., and contains 370 sq. ms. Neenah or Fox r. bounds it on the n. w. and w., by branches of which it is drained. Fox r. runs through Puckaway lake on its n. w. border. Capital, Marquette. There were in 1840, neat cattle 45, swine 20. Pop. 18.

Marquette, v., capital of Marquette co., Wis. Situated on the s. side of Neenah r.

Mars, p-o., Bibb co., Ala., 24 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 820 W.

Mars, t., Posey co., Ia. Pop. 734.

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Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843

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