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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Union_County,_New_Mexico|Union County]]
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Union_County,_New_Mexico|Union County]]''
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Guide to '''Union County New Mexico genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| seat = Clayton  
 
| seat = Clayton  
 
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| building address = [[Image:Union County New Mexico courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] Union County Courthouse <br>200 Court Street PO Box 430; <br>Clayton, NM 88415<br>Phone: 505.374.9491<br> [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=New%20Mexico&county=Union Union County Clerk's Website]}}
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| building address = Union County Courthouse <br>200 Court Street PO Box 430; <br>Clayton, NM 88415<br>Phone: 505.374.9491<br> [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=New%20Mexico&county=Union Union County Clerk's Website]}}  
  
 
[[Image:Nm-union.png|right|300px|Nm-union.png]]  
 
[[Image:Nm-union.png|right|300px|Nm-union.png]]  
  
===County Courthouse===
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
[[Image:Union County New Mexico Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.courtreference.com/Union-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>200 Court Street PO Box 430; <br>Clayton, NM 88415<br>Phone: 505.374.9491&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage records from 1894, probate, court and land records; '''''District Court Clerk''''' has divorce records.<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, New Mexico page 475, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[[Image:Union County New Mexico Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Union County New Mexico Courthouse.jpg]][http://www.courtreference.com/Union-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm Union County Courthouse ]<br>200 Court Street PO Box 430; <br>Clayton, NM 88415<br>Phone: 505.374.9491&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage records from 1894, probate, court and land records; '''''District Court Clerk''''' has divorce records.<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, New Mexico page 475, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
===Parent County===
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=== Parent County ===
  
 
*Up until '''1821''' [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>  
 
*Up until '''1821''' [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>  
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'''1893--''' Union County, New Mexico was created 23 February from [[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax]], [[Mora County, New Mexico|Mora]], and [[San Miguel County, New Mexico|San Miguel]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />  
 
'''1893--''' Union County, New Mexico was created 23 February from [[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax]], [[Mora County, New Mexico|Mora]], and [[San Miguel County, New Mexico|San Miguel]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />  
  
===Boundary Changes===
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=== Boundary Changes ===
  
===Record Loss===
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=== Record Loss ===
  
=== Places/Localities===
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=== Places/Localities ===
  
===Geography===
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=== Geography ===
  
===Towns and Villages===
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=== Towns and Villages ===
  
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
*Amistad [[Capulin, Union County, New Mexico, Settlers|Capulin]],  
 
*Amistad [[Capulin, Union County, New Mexico, Settlers|Capulin]],  
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*Folsom  
 
*Folsom  
 
*Gladstone  
 
*Gladstone  
*Grenville
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*Grenville  
*Hayden
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*Hayden  
*Mount Dora
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*Mount Dora  
*Sedan
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*Sedan  
*Seneca
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*Seneca  
*Sofia
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*Sofia  
 
*Stead
 
*Stead
  
===List of Union County Place Names===[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names A-E], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_F-L F-L], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_M-R M-R], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_S-Z S-Z]  
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=== List of Union County Place Names ===
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names A-E], <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_F-L F-L], <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_M-R M-R],<br> [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_S-Z S-Z] <br>
  
===Historic or Ghost Towns===
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=== Historic or Ghost Towns ===
  
*Airolo
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*Airolo  
*Alps
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*Alps  
*Amboy
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*Amboy  
*Apache
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*Apache  
*Atencio
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*Atencio  
*Barney
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*Barney  
*Beenham
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*Beenham  
*Capulin
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*Capulin  
*Centerville
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*Centerville  
*Codorniz
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*Codorniz  
*Corrumpa
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*Corrumpa  
*Cuates
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*Cuates  
*Dead Man
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*Dead Man  
*Devoy
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*Devoy  
*Dolores
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*Dolores  
*Emberson*
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*Emberson*  
*Emery Gap
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*Emery Gap  
*Exter
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*Exter  
*Frampton
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*Frampton  
*Garcia
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*Garcia  
*Gem
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*Gem  
*Grande
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*Grande  
*Grandview
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*Grandview  
*Gregory
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*Gregory  
*Grenville
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*Grenville  
*Guy
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*Guy  
*Harrington
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*Harrington  
*Hayden
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*Hayden  
*Holland
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*Holland  
*Hope
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*Hope  
*Ione
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*Ione  
*Johnson
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*Johnson  
*Kephart
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*Kephart  
*Kimball
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*Kimball  
*Leighton
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*Leighton  
*Louis
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*Louis  
*Madison
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*Madison  
*Malpaiz
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*Malpaiz  
*Mansker
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*Mansker  
*Miera
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*Miera  
*Moses
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*Moses  
*North Desmoines
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*North Desmoines  
*Otto
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*Otto  
*Patterson
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*Patterson  
*Pennington
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*Pennington  
*Penrith
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*Penrith  
*Pleasant
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*Pleasant  
*Sampson
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*Sampson  
*Santander
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*Santander  
*Sierra Grande
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*Sierra Grande  
*Smith
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*Smith  
*Sofia
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*Sofia  
*Spring Hill
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*Spring Hill  
*Staunton
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*Staunton  
*Stonehaven
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*Stonehaven  
*Tate
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*Tate  
*Telesfora
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*Telesfora  
*Thomas
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*Thomas  
*Towanda
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*Towanda  
*Tramperas
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*Tramperas  
*Travesilla
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*Travesilla  
*Valley
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*Valley  
*Vance
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*Vance  
*Vargas
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*Vargas  
*Veda
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*Veda  
*Wanette
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*Wanette  
*Willow
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*Willow  
 
*Willow Springs
 
*Willow Springs
  
Interactive Map, Town Details  
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Interactive Map, Town Details Historic Post Offices; All Post Offices List of Place Names <br> [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names A-E],<br> [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_F-L F-L],<br> [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_M-R M-R], <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_S-Z S-Z]<br> List of Historic Places of Union County, National Register  
Historic Post Offices; All Post Offices  
 
List of Place Names [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names A-E], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_F-L F-L], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_M-R M-R], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Union_County,_New_Mexico,_Place_Names_S-Z S-Z&nbsp;]<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; List of Historic Places of Union County, National Register  
 
  
===Towns or Places with Name Changes===
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=== Towns or Places with Name Changes ===
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Older name will be listed first and generally followed by the more current name.  
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The Older name will be listed first and generally followed by the more current name.  
  
 
1. Capulin = Dedman = Capulin  
 
1. Capulin = Dedman = Capulin  
  
===Neighboring Counties===
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
  
 
*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca County, Colorado]]  
 
*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca County, Colorado]]  
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*[[Quay County, New Mexico|Quay]]
 
*[[Quay County, New Mexico|Quay]]
  
=== Resources===
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=== Resources ===
 
 
===Cemeteries===
 
Search by Name
 
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Amistad Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Antioch Cemetery]], Brown Cemetery, [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Burchard Cemetery]], &nbsp;[[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Capulin Cemetery]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Centerville Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton Memorial Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Corrumpa Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Creeds Chapel Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Dempsey Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines Catholic Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Drew Cemetery]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Fairmount Cemetery]], [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Fairview Cemetery]],&nbsp;[[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom Catholic Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom Cemetery]], [[Miera, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Garcia Plaza Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Giles Cemetery]], [[Gladstone, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Gladstone Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|God's Acre Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grandview Cemetery]], [[Grenville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grenville Cemetery]], Hardesty Cross L Ranch Cemetery, [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Hayden Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Hereford Park Ranch Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Knollwood Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|La Morada Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Maplewood Cemetery]], [[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Martinez Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Moses Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Newkirk Family Cemetery]], [[Obar, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Obar Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Ojo Bonito Cemetery]], Ojo del Pinaveta Cemetery, [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Old Clayton Cemetery,]] [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Otto Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Padilla Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pedernal Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Perschbacher Ranch Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pleasant Hill Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Puertocito Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Rinker Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Rivera&nbsp;Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sanchez Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sedan Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Shaha Cemetery]], [[Sofia, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sofia Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery]], [[Thomas, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Thomas Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Wanette Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|YL&nbsp;Bar Ranch Cemetery]].&nbsp;
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
Search by location
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Search by Name <br> [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Amistad Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Antioch Cemetery]], Brown Cemetery, [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Burchard Cemetery]], &nbsp;[[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Capulin Cemetery]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Centerville Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton Memorial Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Corrumpa Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Creeds Chapel Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Dempsey Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines Catholic Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Drew Cemetery]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Fairmount Cemetery]], [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Fairview Cemetery]],&nbsp;[[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom Catholic Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom Cemetery]], [[Miera, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Garcia Plaza Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Giles Cemetery]], [[Gladstone, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Gladstone Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|God's Acre Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grandview Cemetery]], [[Grenville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grenville Cemetery]], Hardesty Cross L Ranch Cemetery, [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Hayden Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Hereford Park Ranch Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Knollwood Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|La Morada Cemetery]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Maplewood Cemetery]], [[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Martinez Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Moses Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Newkirk Family Cemetery]], [[Obar, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Obar Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Ojo Bonito Cemetery]], Ojo del Pinaveta Cemetery, [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Old Clayton Cemetery,]] [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Otto Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Padilla Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pedernal Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Perschbacher Ranch Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pleasant Hill Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Puertocito Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Rinker Cemetery]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Rivera&nbsp;Cemetery]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sanchez Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sedan Cemetery]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Shaha Cemetery]], [[Sofia, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sofia Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery]], [[Thomas, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Thomas Cemetery]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Wanette Cemetery]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|YL&nbsp;Bar Ranch Cemetery]].&nbsp;
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Amistad]], [[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Capulin]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Centerville]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom]], [[Gladstone, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Gladstone]], [[Grenville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grenville]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Hayden]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|McNees Crossing]],  
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Search by location <br> [[Amistad, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Amistad]], [[Capulin, Union County, new Mexico, Cemetery Details|Capulin]], [[Centerville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Centerville]], [[Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Clayton]], [[Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Des Moines]], [[Folsom, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Deails|Folsom]], [[Gladstone, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Gladstone]], [[Grenville, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Grenville]], [[Hayden, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Hayden]], [[McNees Crossing, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|McNees Crossing]], [[Miera, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Miera]],&nbsp;[[Obar, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Obar]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pennington]], [[Sofia, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sofia]], [[Thomas, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Thomas]].
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Miera, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Miera]],&nbsp;[[Obar, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Obar]], [[Pennington, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Pennington]], [[Sofia, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Sofia]], [[Thomas, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details|Thomas]].
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=== Census ===
 
 
===Census===
 
  
 
{{Census|New Mexico}}  
 
{{Census|New Mexico}}  
  
===Church===
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=== Church ===
  
===Court===
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=== Court ===
  
===Land===
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=== Land ===
  
===Local Histories===
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=== Local Histories ===
  
===List of Settlers, 1880===
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=== List of Settlers, 1880 ===
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. Upper and Lower Dry Cimarron , [[Dry Cimarron, Union County, New Mexico, Settlers 1880|click here]]  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. Upper and Lower Dry Cimarron , [[Dry Cimarron, Union County, New Mexico, Settlers 1880|click here]]  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. [[Union County, New Mexico, Settlers A-E|A-E]]&nbsp;&nbsp; 2. F-L&nbsp;&nbsp;3. M-R&nbsp;&nbsp; 4. S-Z  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. [[Union County, New Mexico, Settlers A-E|A-E]]&nbsp;&nbsp; 2. F-L&nbsp;&nbsp;3. M-R&nbsp;&nbsp; 4. S-Z  
  
===Maps===
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=== Maps ===
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=== Military ===
  
===Military===
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
===Newspapers===
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/nm New Mexico Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
===Probate===
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=== Probate ===
  
===Taxation===
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=== Taxation ===
  
===Vital Records===
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=== Vital Records ===
  
===Societies and Libraries===
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=== Societies and Libraries ===
  
===Family History Centers===
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=== Family History Centers ===
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
===Websites===
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=== Websites ===
  
 
*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.  
 
*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Union|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
===References===
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=== References ===
  
 
<references /> {{New Mexico|New Mexico}} {{New Mexico-stub}}  
 
<references /> {{New Mexico|New Mexico}} {{New Mexico-stub}}  
  
 
[[Category:Union_County,_New_Mexico]] [[Category:New_Mexico_counties]]
 
[[Category:Union_County,_New_Mexico]] [[Category:New_Mexico_counties]]

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United States Gotoarrow.png New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Union County

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

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/New Mexico_Online_Genealogy_Records New Mexico
Online Records



Union County, New Mexico
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Mexico
Location of New Mexico in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 23, 1893
County Seat Clayton
Courthouse
Address Union County Courthouse
200 Court Street PO Box 430;
Clayton, NM 88415
Phone: 505.374.9491
Union County Clerk's Website


Nm-union.png

County Courthouse

Union County New Mexico Courthouse.jpg
Union County Courthouse
200 Court Street PO Box 430;
Clayton, NM 88415
Phone: 505.374.9491 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1894, probate, court and land records; District Court Clerk has divorce records.[1]

Parent County

  • Up until 1821 New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 Land that became Union County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

1893-- Union County, New Mexico was created 23 February from Colfax, Mora, and San Miguel counties.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Geography

Towns and Villages

Populated Places

  • Amistad Capulin,
  • Clayton
  • Des Moines
  • Folsom
  • Gladstone
  • Grenville
  • Hayden
  • Mount Dora
  • Sedan
  • Seneca
  • Sofia
  • Stead

List of Union County Place Names


A-E,
F-L,
M-R,
S-Z

Historic or Ghost Towns

  • Airolo
  • Alps
  • Amboy
  • Apache
  • Atencio
  • Barney
  • Beenham
  • Capulin
  • Centerville
  • Codorniz
  • Corrumpa
  • Cuates
  • Dead Man
  • Devoy
  • Dolores
  • Emberson*
  • Emery Gap
  • Exter
  • Frampton
  • Garcia
  • Gem
  • Grande
  • Grandview
  • Gregory
  • Grenville
  • Guy
  • Harrington
  • Hayden
  • Holland
  • Hope
  • Ione
  • Johnson
  • Kephart
  • Kimball
  • Leighton
  • Louis
  • Madison
  • Malpaiz
  • Mansker
  • Miera
  • Moses
  • North Desmoines
  • Otto
  • Patterson
  • Pennington
  • Penrith
  • Pleasant
  • Sampson
  • Santander
  • Sierra Grande
  • Smith
  • Sofia
  • Spring Hill
  • Staunton
  • Stonehaven
  • Tate
  • Telesfora
  • Thomas
  • Towanda
  • Tramperas
  • Travesilla
  • Valley
  • Vance
  • Vargas
  • Veda
  • Wanette
  • Willow
  • Willow Springs

Interactive Map, Town Details Historic Post Offices; All Post Offices List of Place Names
A-E,
F-L,
M-R,
S-Z
List of Historic Places of Union County, National Register

Towns or Places with Name Changes

The Older name will be listed first and generally followed by the more current name.

1. Capulin = Dedman = Capulin

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Search by Name
Amistad Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Burchard Cemetery,  Capulin Cemetery, Centerville Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Clayton Memorial Cemetery, Corrumpa Cemetery, Creeds Chapel Cemetery, Dempsey Cemetery, Des Moines Catholic Cemetery, Des Moines Cemetery, Drew Cemetery, Fairmount Cemetery, Fairview CemeteryFolsom Catholic Cemetery, Folsom Cemetery, Garcia Plaza Cemetery, Giles Cemetery, Gladstone Cemetery, God's Acre Cemetery, Grandview Cemetery, Grenville Cemetery, Hardesty Cross L Ranch Cemetery, Hayden Cemetery, Hereford Park Ranch Cemetery, Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery, Knollwood Cemetery, La Morada Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, Martinez Cemetery, Moses Cemetery, Newkirk Family Cemetery, Obar Cemetery, Ojo Bonito Cemetery, Ojo del Pinaveta Cemetery, Old Clayton Cemetery, Otto Cemetery, Padilla Cemetery, Pedernal Cemetery, Perschbacher Ranch Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Puertocito Cemetery, Rinker Cemetery, Rivera Cemetery, Sanchez Cemetery, Sedan Cemetery, Shaha Cemetery, Sofia Cemetery, St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, Wanette Cemetery, YL Bar Ranch Cemetery

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Amistad, Capulin, Centerville, Clayton, Des Moines, Folsom, Gladstone, Grenville, Hayden, McNees Crossing, MieraObar, Pennington, Sofia, Thomas.

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

List of Settlers, 1880

     1. Upper and Lower Dry Cimarron , click here

Online information about Pioneers and Settlers listed by surname

      1. A-E   2. F-L  3. M-R   4. S-Z

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

  • 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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, New Mexico page 475, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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