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Guide to Union County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Union County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded January 5, 1821
County Seat Liberty
Address Union County Courthouse
26 W Union Street
Liberty, IN 47353
Phone: 765.458.6121
Union County Website
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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


Business Records


Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups




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 and GazetteersLinkpendium


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





Probate Records


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

School Records


Vital Records

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

Voter Registration

Union County, Indiana Web Sites

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.


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