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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Mississippi (state)|Mississippi]] > Union County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mississippi]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Union_County,_Mississippi|Union County]]''  
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Guide to '''Union County Mississippi genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Union.htm Union County Courthouse]<br>109 Main St E; PO Box 847<br> New Albany, MS 38652-0000<br> Phone: 662.534.1900<br><br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and court records.<br> Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Mississippi page 383, {{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  ====
 
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'''1870'''--Union County was created 7 July 1870&nbsp;from [[Pontotoc County, Mississippi|Pontotoc]] and [[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;New Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1870'''--Union County was created 7 July 1870&nbsp;from [[Pontotoc County, Mississippi|Pontotoc]] and [[Tippah County, Mississippi|Tippah]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;New Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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{{Census|Mississippi}}
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:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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===== Civil War Battle  =====
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Union County <br>
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*June 10, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms014.htm Brice's Cross Roads], also known as Tishomingo Creek<ref>Heritage Preservation Services [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State](accessed 2 Aug 2012</ref><br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/MSmap.htm Map] showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.
  
 
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:*'''1873-1898''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*'''1878-1916''' - Union County Marriage Books 3-16 Index 1878-1916 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.</ref>[[Category:IGIcheck]]
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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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=192897&subject_disp=Mississippi%2C+Union&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 22:12, 12 April 2013

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

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse
109 Main St E; PO Box 847
New Albany, MS 38652-0000
Phone: 662.534.1900

Clerk Chancery Court has divorce, probate and court records.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records. [1]

History

Parent County

1870--Union County was created 7 July 1870 from Pontotoc and Tippah Counties.
County seat: New Albany [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1882--Some records were lost.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Union County

Map showing Civil war battles in Mississippi.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Mississippi page 383, 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services Civil War Battle Summaries by State(accessed 2 Aug 2012
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.