Union County, Indiana Genealogy

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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/81.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>26 W Union Street<br>Liberty, IN 47353<br> Phone: 765.458.6121&nbsp;<br>[http://www.Unioncounty.us/ '''Union County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/81.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>26 W Union Street<br>Liberty, IN 47353<br> Phone: 765.458.6121&nbsp;<br>[http://www.Unioncounty.us/ '''Union County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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===Historical Facts===
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/81.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>26 W Union Street<br>Liberty, IN 47353<br> Phone: 765.458.6121&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1821. <br>County Health Department has birth records from 1882 and death records from 1907.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== History ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''1821--'''Union County was created 5 January 1821&nbsp;from [[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]], [[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]] and [[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Liberty <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[[Butler County, Ohio|Butler County, Ohio]]
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*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]  
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]  
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*[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble County, Ohio]]  
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Parent County ====
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'''1821--'''Union County was created 5 January 1821from [[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]], [[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]] and [[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Liberty <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Union County, Indiana Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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====Bible Records====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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====Biographies=====
  
*[[Butler County, Ohio|Butler County, Ohio]]
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====Business Records====
*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble County, Ohio]]
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.union-county.lib.in.us/USGenwebpage1_files/Fosdick%20F.H.%20Records.htm Fosdick Funeral Home Records: 1915-1971:] Courtesy of the Union County Public Library Website
 
*[http://www.union-county.lib.in.us/USGenwebpage1_files/Fosdick%20F.H.%20Records.htm Fosdick Funeral Home Records: 1915-1971:] Courtesy of the Union County Public Library Website
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Union County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Union County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*Members of Dunlapsville Presbyterian Church, Liberty Township (1829-1912) ($,&nbsp;[http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Members of Dunlapsville Presbyterian Church, Liberty Township (1829-1912) ($,&nbsp;[http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Union County (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Union County (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
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====Gazetteers====
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====Genealogies====
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b&nbsp; 977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|710122|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-wayne-fayette-union-and-franklin-counties-indiana/oclc/220833435&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 1 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgenein01lewi INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|710122|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-wayne-fayette-union-and-franklin-counties-indiana/oclc/220833435&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;] vol. 1 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgenein01lewi INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
  
 
*History of Union County&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/hist/ Likpendium]
 
*History of Union County&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/hist/ Likpendium]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/maps/ Linkpendium]  
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Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/maps/ Linkpendium]  
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====Migration====
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==== Military Records====
  
==== Military  ====
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War of 1812
  
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Civil War
  
 
Civil War service men from [[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]] County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Vermillion County.  
 
Civil War service men from [[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]] County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Vermillion County.  
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies F and F  
 
*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies F and F  
 
*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
 
*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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World War I
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World War II
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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===Repositories===
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/81.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>26 W Union Street<br>Liberty, IN 47353<br> Phone: 765.458.6121<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1821. <br>County Health Department has birth records from 1882 and death records from 1907.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Family History Centers====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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====Libraries ====
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====School Records====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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=====Marriage Records=====
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892-[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
  
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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=====Death Records=====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Union County, Indiana Web Sites ===
  
 
*[http://www.union-county.lib.in.us/USGenwebpage1.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.union-county.lib.in.us/USGenwebpage1.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/ Union County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Union/ Union County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References ==
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====Voter Registration====
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=== Union County, Indiana References ===
  
 
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Union County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 5, 1821
County Seat Liberty
Courthouse
Address Union County Courthouse
26 W Union Street
Liberty, IN 47353
Phone: 765.458.6121 
Union County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1821--Union County was created 5 January 1821from Wayne, Franklin and Fayette Counties.
County seat: Liberty [1]

Record Loss

February 1903 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Union County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies=

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

For tips on accessing Union County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

  • Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries  vol. 1 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Maps and GazetteersLinkpendium

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Vermillion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Vermillion County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse
26 W Union Street
Liberty, IN 47353
Phone: 765.458.6121

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1821.
County Health Department has birth records from 1882 and death records from 1907.[2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Marriage Records
Death Records


Union County, Indiana Web Sites

Voter Registration

Union County, Indiana References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.