Marion Township

Marion Township was formed from Putnam Township on March 11, 1837. To the north lies Howell, to the east Genoa, to the south Putnam, and to the west Iosco.For surveying purposes, Marion was known as township 2 north, range 4 east. The township is named in honor of Gen. Francis Marion, a patriot of the American Revolution. In the Carolinas, Gen. Marion was known as the "Swamp Fox." The highest point in Livingston County is found in Marion Township. There are numerous lakes and streams with lake surfaces totaling about 700 acres. The Cedar and the Shiawassee Rivers have their origin in this township.


On the Marion Township web site is a cemetery section. For each cemetery in the township, there is a history, a transcription of burials, and a map of the cemetery.