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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley]]  
 
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== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[El Dorado Arkansas Family History Center]]
 
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/union/ Union County website]   ARGenweb
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>
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*{{FHL|Arkansas%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AR/Union/ Union County, Arkansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://unioncountyar.com/circuit-clerk/ Union County Courthouse; ]<br>101 N Washington<br>El Dorado, AR 71730<br>Phone: 870.864.1910 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1846; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1829--'''Union County was created 2 November 1829&nbsp;from [[Hempstead County, Arkansas|Hempstead]] and [[Clark County, Arkansas|Clark]] Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' El Dorado <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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See an interactive map of Union County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/arkansas/ar-maps.html boundary changes].
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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley]]
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*[[Bradley County, Arkansas|Bradley]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Arkansas|Calhoun]]
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*[[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana|Claiborne Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Columbia County, Arkansas|Columbia]]
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*[[Morehouse Parish, Louisiana|Morehouse Parish, Louisiana]]
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*[[Ouachita County, Arkansas|Ouachita]]
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*[[Union Parish, Louisiana|Union Parish, Louisiana]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/union/cemeteries.html Cemeteries Online in Union County&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; Union County ARGeneb<br>
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{{AR Church Intro}}
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==== Land  ====
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{{AR Land Intro}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/union/land/union.txt Federal land records for Union County]&nbsp;&nbsp; Union Co. AR Archives
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{{AR History Intro}}
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
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Men from this county served in the [[3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)|3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)]].
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Collier, Captain Calvin L. USAF. ''They'll Do To Tie To!'' (Little Rock, Arkansas: Civil War Round Table Associates, 1959) p. 10.
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===== '''''Korean War'''''  =====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/union/military/korea/unicas.txt korean War Casualties&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; Union Co. Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/union/military/warof1812/other/somemili88gmt.txt War of 1812 Land Grants]&nbsp; Union Co. Archives
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===== '''''Indian Wars'''''  =====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/union/military/indian/other/somemili89gmt.txt Indian Wars]&nbsp; Union Co. Archives
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{{AR Newspapers|Union}}
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{{AR Probate Intro}}
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*'''1847-1951''' - Union County Marriage Books A-Z, 2-34 Index 1847-1951 in {{RecordSearch|1417439|Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="hc">FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "[[Arkansas_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]," in ''FamilySearch Wiki,'' accessed 18 April 2013.</ref>
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*'''1847-1920''' - Union County Marriage Books A-X Index 1847-1920 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/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/union/directory.html Directory to Early Union County Marriages] ARGenweb
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Union County Genealogy Soc.<br>% Barton Library,<br>East 5th and North Jefferson Street<br>El Dorado, Ar 71730
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==== Family History Centers&nbsp;  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to Family History Centers]]<br>
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*[[El Dorado Arkansas Family History Center]]<br>
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*[http://www.argenweb.net/union/ Union County website]&nbsp;&nbsp; ARGenweb  
 
*[http://www.argenweb.net/union/ Union County website]&nbsp;&nbsp; ARGenweb  
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Revision as of 19:24, 21 May 2013

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

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Union County, Arkansas
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Location in the state of Arkansas
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Facts
Founded November 2, 1829
County Seat El Dorado
Courthouse
Address Union County Courthouse;
101 N Washington
El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: 870.864.1910
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County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse;
101 N Washington
El Dorado, AR 71730
Phone: 870.864.1910


County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1846; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, court and land records.[1]

Beginning Dates for Union County, Arkansas Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1846



1846

History

Parent County

  • 1829--Union County was created 2 November 1829 from Hempstead and Clark Counties. County seat: El Dorado [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Union County boundary changes.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Local histories are available for {{{1}}} County. They may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. Click for a brief Timeline History of the county. For more about local histories, see Arkansas Local Histories.

See also Towns and Townships to find records listed at the town level in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Maps

Military

Civil War
Korean War
War of 1812
Indian Wars

Naturalization

Newspapers

Finding More Arkansas Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Union County, Arkansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

  • Union County Genealogy Society
    Barton Library
    East 5th and North Jefferson Street
    El Dorado, Ar 71730

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 70.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Calvin L. Collier, They'll do to tie to : the story of the Third Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. (Little Rock, Arkansas : Civil War Round Table Associates, 1988), p. 10. FHL Collection
  4. FamilySearch Wiki contributors, "Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," in FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 18 April 2013.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d7/Arkansasnz.pdf.
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