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PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH IN UNION COUNTY

 We currently have many Union County, Illinois records online which you can find below. Credit for the information on these pages goes to Perrin's History of UnionCounty, Illinois microfilm, personal transcriptions from court and cemetery records, personal notes and from George E. Parks, who has given so generously of his own work. Please read his copyright statement.  The researchers of Union County, IL owe him great appreciation.

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CENSUS RECORDS

LAND RECORDS


CHURCH RECORDS

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE RECORDS


CEMETERY RECORDS

MILITARY RECORDS


DEATH RECORDS

Death records, mortality schedules, 
wills, probates, guardianships and obituaries

MISC. RECORDS
Birth records, visitor submissions, photos, poems


HISTORY OF UNION CO. 

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

Union County Naturalizations - NEW!
Courtesy of Darrel Dexter


 
 

Available Online Census Records Found At This Site


The 1818 Census

The 1850 Mortality Index


The 1820 Census

NEW!
The 1840 Census - Complete!

The 1855 Census
- Complete!


The 1830 Census INDEX

The 1860 Mortality Index


The 1835 Census INDEX

The 1870 Mortality Index


The 1835 Census

The 1850 Census
Transcription in progress



THE 1880 CENSUS:

1880 Census of Meisenheimer Precinct

1880 Census of Union Precinct


Employees of the Anna State Hospital

1880 Census of Preston Precinct


Patients in the Anna State Hospital

for the Insane


Cemetery Records
Looking for a particular cemetery location?
Try using the GNIS Search Form 


NEW!
ADAMS CEMETERY


Alto Pass Cemetery

Partial Transcription

Mt. Hebron Cemetery


Antiock Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Mennonite Cemetery

Beech Grove Cemetery


Mowery 

and 
Bankston Cemeteries


Butcher-Norton Cemetery

Old Brooks Cemetery


Collins Cemetery

Partial Listing

Perry Cemetery


Duck Pond Cemetery

Saratoga Cemetery


John Rich Cemetery

Sensemire and Kimmel Cemeteries
(Kimmel - Township 13, Range 1 West)


Kimmell Cemetery

(Township 12S, Range 2 West)

Vick Cemetery


Knup Cemetery

Water Valley Cemetery


Limestone Church Cemetery

Partial Listing

West Liberty Cemetery

McGinnis Cemetery


St. John Lutheran Church 

Photos and Information
(Linn and Goodman families) - Offsite


Offsite Link
Jefferson Barracks Cemetery
Many Veterans of War from Illinois are buried in this St. Louis, MO Cemetery

 
Casper Cemetery

Church Records


Bible Records of Daniel 

and Sarah Kelley
Includes obituaries and letters, lots of info!

Clear Creek Baptist Church
and other area Churches


Big Creek Baptist Church

 Lodges of Union County, IL
donated by Jeana Gallagher


1897 Membership Roll 

of the 
First Presbyterian Church in Anna

The History of
St. John's Lutheran Church
donated by Anna Marie Voelker Nobbe

Death Records

The 1850 Mortality Index

  The Illinois State Archives
now has the death index online (1916-1951)


The 1860 Mortality Index

Union County Guardianships


The 1870 Mortality Index

The Probate of Archibald Turner


Misc. Death Certificates

Letters of Administration 
for Eber Carlock


Union County Obituaries

Cash Family Deaths


Estate of Sherrod Bradshaw

NEW!
Union County Death and Stillborn Records
1877-1899
By Darrel Dexter

NEW!
Obituaries from the Jonesboro Gazette
Available through the GSSI Website

Courtesy of Darrel Dexter

History of Union Co., Illinois


1920 Atlas Map of Union

and
the surrounding counties

A History of Rich Precinct


1881 Patrons 

Early Pioneers of Cobden


A History Of Union County

Original Settlers


  BIOGRAPHIES:

 


Anna Precinct Bios

A-H

Cobden Bios

 

Dongola Bios 
A-F

Rich and Saratogo Bios

OUTSIDE HISTORY LINKS:

Mill Creek Precinct Bios

 
P. A. S. T.
This local group works to preserve historic structures in Union County.

Prestin Precinct Bios

 
History of the Shawnee Heartland
(Links to Historical Websites regarding UnionCounty,Illinois)

Bio of Simeon Miller


The Williams Family Website

Includes photos of Wagner School


Meisenheimer Precinct Bios

B-D

 


Union Precinct Bios

 


Bio of John Hail/Hale

 

Land Records


The 1818 List Of Land Owners

Meisenheimer Landowners To 1835


Alto Pass Landowners To 1835

Mill Creek Landowners To 1835


Anna Landowners To 1835

Preston Landowners To 1835


Cobden Landowners To 1835

Reynolds Landowners To 1835


Dongola Landowners To 1835

Saratoga Landowners To 1835


Jonesboro Landowners To 1835

Stokes Landowners To 1835


Lick Creek Landowners To 1835

Union Landowners To 1835

Marriage and Divorce Records


Early Pioneer Marriages

Divorce Index 1818 - 1918
Courtesy of Darrel Dexter


Misc. Marriage Licenses

NEW!
Union County Marriages 1818-1885
Courtesy of Darrel Dexter
New Additions!

Military Records

Be sure to also visit the Illinois State Archives Database

Pre Civil War

Revolutionary War Soldiers


Union County Men

In The Black Hawk War

The war of 1812
located on our main Illinois page


Union County Men From 

The Mexican War 
Co F of the 2nd Regiment


10th Regiment, Illinois State Militia

 

Civil War


UnionCounty men from the

6th IL US Cavalry, Co. M

The 1883 Pensioners


Union County men from the 

13th Illinois Cavalry

Illinois Pensioners from 1887 and 1888
located at our main
Illinois Page

18th Illinois Infantry, Company I


Declaration of Pension for 

John R. BURLISON


Union County men from the 

31st US Infantry

Civil War Pension File for 
Miles M. Pender

World Wars I and II


WWI Monument, Photo with names


WW2 Missing and Dead, From Union County, IL


Letters Home - 

Personal Correspondence Between 
Harry A. FORD and his family, during WWI


NEW!
Offsite Link
WWI Service Cards for Missouri Veterans
For those whose ancestors crossed the Mississippi into Missouri


 

MISC. RECORDS


Misc. Births From The Mid 1800s

Bev Hargrave's Family Website


Misc. Birth Records

Submitted by researchers

Mickey Franken's Family Records


The Social Security Application 

of McClellan Roody Burlison

Frank and Kitty Steel's Homepage


Descendents of

John Robert Hargrave Sr.

Union County Guardianships


Jonesboro Court Records from

1 December 1823

Susannah McKee Steele
Anna State Hospital/Court Records

Union County Photos


Helen Lynch Pearl 

and
Isabel Pearl Kelley

Nancy C. Vanzandt Turner 
and 
Effie Isabel Turner Pearl

Unidentified folks from Anna


Edna Lingle, nee Bowers, 

with Anneta Earnhart, 
in Anna

The Alfred Lingle Family


Cauble School Students 

1914
located just west of Alto Pass

Charled Monroe Lingle


Cauble School Students circa 

1920s
located just west of Alto Pass

Elizabeth Thornton Lingle


Cauble School 8th Grade Class,

1925/26
located just west of Alto Pass

Henry Wilson Lingle


Hambric School Class Photo from 

1907
located just west of Alto Pass

Mary Minerva Scott Lingle


Hambric School Class Photo from 

1908
located just west of Alto Pass

The Pearl Family


Hambric School Class Photo from 

1910
located just west of Alto Pass

NEW!
 A Stroll Through Cobden


Pamilia VanZandt Dillard and Family

circa 1920s

Return To Water Valley
A poem written by Oscar Edward King
Son of Thomas E. King and Rosa Jane Norrix
 

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