Union County, Kentucky Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
]] 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.
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.
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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.
- Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date. This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.
- Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried. Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone. May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
- Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Union County and links to the information for the individuals buried there,
- Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
- Union Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- The Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Union County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of 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.
- USGS GNIS search results for Union County, Kentucky cemeteries
Societies and Libraries
- Union County Website: unioncounty.ky.gov/
- Union County, Kentucky highway map
- USGenWeb site for Union County: home.comcast.net/~unioncountyky/
- Family History Library catalog for Union County: Family History Library Catalog
- Union County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).