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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/union.html Union&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/union.html Union&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=704550&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Union++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Union County].&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|704550|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Union County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4343&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Union County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4343&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Union County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.  
 
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky cemeteries]  
 
*[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://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
*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]
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*Family History Library catalog for Union County: {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Union/ Union&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Union/ Union&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Union County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Union County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1811
County Seat Morganfield
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Union County

County Courthouse

Union County Courthouse, Morganfield, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
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

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research. 

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

Church

USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky churches

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

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).