Union County, Kentucky Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
The Union County county seat is located in Morganfield. The county courthouse is located downtown and maintains records dating from the county's founding in 1811.
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The Union County county seat is located in Morganfield. The county courthouse is located downtown and maintains records dating from the county's founding in 1811.  
  
 
== <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1250773661264_391" />History  ==
 
== <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1250773661264_391" />History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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Webster county was formed in 1860. Some portions were taken from Union County.
  
 
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Records from before 1860 in areas that became part of Webster county are still maintained at the Union County courthouse in Morganfield.  
Webster county was formed in 1860. Some portions were taken from Union County.
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Records from before 1860 in areas that became part of Webster county are still maintained at the Union County courthouse in Morganfield.
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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| Givens
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| Sullivan
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky cemeteries]
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky cemeteries]  
  
 
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==== Church  ====
  
[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky churches]
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky churches]  
  
 
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*Union County Website: [http://unioncounty.ky.gov/ unioncounty.ky.gov/]  
 
*Union County Website: [http://unioncounty.ky.gov/ unioncounty.ky.gov/]  
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/maps/ghm1999/union.gif Union County, Kentucky highway map]
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/maps/ghm1999/union.gif Union County, Kentucky highway map]  
 
*USGenWeb site for Union County: [http://home.comcast.net/~unioncountyky/ home.comcast.net/~unioncountyky/]  
 
*USGenWeb site for Union County: [http://home.comcast.net/~unioncountyky/ home.comcast.net/~unioncountyky/]  
 
*Family History Library catalog for Union County: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195640&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Union&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
*Family History Library catalog for Union County: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195640&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Union&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]

Revision as of 21:04, 28 January 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Union County

Contents

County Courthouse

The Union County county seat is located in Morganfield. The county courthouse is located downtown and maintains records dating from the county's founding in 1811.

History

Parent County

1811--Union County was created 15 January 1811 from Henderson County.  County seat: Morganfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Webster county was formed in 1860. Some portions were taken from Union County.

Records from before 1860 in areas that became part of Webster county are still maintained at the Union County courthouse in Morganfield.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arnold Curlew Hazel Saint Vincent
Blackburn Dekoven Henshaw Spring Grove
Bordley Flournoy Hitesville Sturgis
Boxville Givens King Mills Sullivan
Breckinridge Center Grangertown Morganfield The Rocks
Caseyville Grove Center Mulfordtown Uniontown
Chapman Hamner Pride Waverly
Cullen Harding Raleigh Yuba










Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky cemeteries

Church

USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).