Searcy Created: 13 December 1838. Note: Marion county was originally named Searcy 1835-1836. Parent County: Marion. Progeny Counties: Baxter 1873, Stone 1873, Van Buren 1833. County Boundary Changes: Line with Van Buren defined 2 October 1853, lines with Van Buren and Marion defined 20 October 1855. County Records: In 1906, Ed Mayes reported destruction of the records in Jan. 1864, partial destruction in March 1877, and destruction again in Aug. 1885. "All records prior to 1881 are missing except deed record A, one chancery court record, one probate court record, one circuit court record."