Union County, Oregon Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Places / Localities
- 3 Resources
- 4 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 5 Websites
- 6 References
Union County Courthouse
1106 K Avenue
LaGrande, OR 97850
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1875
and naturalization records 1900-1975;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1854
Union was the former county seat until 1901.
Named for the city of Union which is located within the boundaries, a county seat at the time of the creation of the county.
- Records Held at the Courthouse
County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Union County Court House as of October 2005.
- Record Loss:
11 February 1887: Wallowa County was set off.
1 February 1901: Southeast portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County by the order of the State Legislature.
Places / Localities
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits
Vol. 21 page 177 - Lower Cove Cemetery, Alical
Church History and Records
Land and Property
Early migration routes to and from Union County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
Rivers and Waterways
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways
Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Elgin Oregon Family History Center
- La Grande Oregon Family History Center
- The Union County GenWeb Project, part of The ORGenWeb Project
- USGenWeb Archives
- USGenWeb Archives backup site
- FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog