Union County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}} <br> ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Union_County,_Georgia|Union County]]''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Union.htm Union County Courthouse]<br> 114 Courthouse Street<br> Blairsville, GA 30512<br> Phone: 706.745.2611 <br>
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Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;<br> Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Georgia. Page 161 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Union County was created in 1832 from Cherokee County. The county seat is Blairsville.
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'''1832'''--Union County was created 3 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee ]]County. <br>'''County seat:''' Blairsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1859 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee County, North Carolina]]
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*[[Clay County, North Carolina|Clay County, North Carolina]]
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*[[Fannin County, Georgia|Fannin]]
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*[[Lumpkin County, Georgia|Lumpkin]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns]]
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*[[White County, Georgia|White]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Wills  =====
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:*'''1877-1942''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Will Book A (1877-1942) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*1877-1890 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers]
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===== Additional Probate Records  =====
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:*'''1867-1877''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates (1867-1877) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1877-1898''' - Index of Union County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers Book H (1877-1898) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1877-1919''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Bills of Sale (1877-1919) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*1877-1942 Index to&nbsp;Will Book A [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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:*'''1885-1886''' - Union County, Georgia Marriages from Newspapers (1885-1886) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192122&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Union&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Union/ Union County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Georgia Pioneers [http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Union_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Union_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 22:52, 7 January 2013


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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse
114 Courthouse Street
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: 706.745.2611

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Union County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Blairsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1859 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Wills
Additional Probate Records
  • 1867-1877 - Index to Union County, Georgia Miscellaneous Estates (1867-1877) at Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • 1877-1898 - Index of Union County, Georgia Annual Returns and Vouchers Book H (1877-1898) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 1885-1886 - Union County, Georgia Marriages from Newspapers (1885-1886) at Georgia Pioneers ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Georgia. Page 161 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).