Union County, Georgia Genealogy

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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  ====
  
'''1832'''--Union County was created 3 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee ]]County.
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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>  
<br>'''County seat:''' Blairsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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===== Wills  =====
 
===== Wills  =====
  
:*'''1877-1942''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Will Book A (1877-1942) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1877-1942''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Will Book A (1877-1942) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>  
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:*1877-1890 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
===== Additional Probate Records  =====
 
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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>
 
:*'''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>
  
:*'''1877-1919''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Bills of Sale (1877-1919) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1877-1919''' - Index to Union County, Georgia Bills of Sale (1877-1919) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>  
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:*1877-1942 Index to&nbsp;Will Book A [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
:*'''1885-1886''' - Union County, Georgia Marriages from Newspapers 1885-1886 at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
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:*'''1885-1886''' - Union County, Georgia Marriages from Newspapers (1885-1886) at [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyunion.html Georgia Pioneers] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*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.  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Union/ Union County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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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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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).