Union County, Indiana Genealogy

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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 Healt Department has birth records from1882 and death records from 1907[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Union County was created 5 January 1821 from Wayne, Franklin and Fayette Counties.
County seat: Liberty [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries of Union County  USGenWeb

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

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

Maps

Maps and Gazetteers   Linkpendium

Military

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.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 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 Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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