GENEALOGY & HISTORY
County, NC was formed in 1842 from a union of
Anson and Mecklenburg Counties. Therefore, for records
prior to 1842, look to Anson County or Mecklenburg County.
Monroe is the county seat of Union County and was named
in honor of the 5th President of the U.S., James Monroe.
UNION COUNTY, N.C. QUERIES
New Book: Blood and War at my Doorstep: North Carolina Civilians in the War Between the States
(mentions John Medlin, James Horan, and Hosea Little from Union County)
New Book: On Sherman's Trail: The Civil War's N.C.
(Mentions Union Co. and Anson Co.)
New Book about Union Co.: Inherit the Land Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will by Gene Stowe.
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searching this site, remember to check for variations in spelling
such as Howie and Howey, Griffin and Griffen, Hagler and Haigler,
especially when looking for older records!
Most names have been transcribed as written,
even if different than the usual spelling.
WWII and CAMP SUTTON (Union Co., NC)
CIVIL WAR ~ VETERANS, ROSTERS & HISTORY
-1846 Newspaper Article about Union Co. Volunteers
WAR OF 1812 MILITIA ROSTERS:
-Anson County, NC
-Mecklenburg County, NC
-Also: a few War of 1812 Pensioners can be found HERE
REVOLUTIONARY WAR ~ VETERANS, ROSTERS & HISTORY
PEOPLE & PLACES
AFRICAN AMERICAN TIDBITS
APPRENTICE BONDS 1871-1900
BRANSON'S BUSINESS DIRECTORIES 1867-68, 1884, 1896
CEMETERIES and CHURCHES
CENSUS RESOURCES & LOOKUPS
COURT RECORDS (misc)
EARLY ESTATE RECORDS (1843+)
MORTALITY SCHEDULE OF UNION COUNTY - 1860
Mentioning people and places of Union County, Anson County, and surrounding areas, 1793-1956.
POORHOUSE RECORDS, 1850-1897
ROAD WORK ORDERS - 1870
SOLOMON SIMON'S STORE LEDGER 1831-1847 –
The area the store was in is now Union County, but was MECKLENBURG or
ANSON COUNTY at the time. ~ MANY PEOPLE LISTED.
TARHEELS WITH JESSE JAMES: Maybe YOUR ancestor rode with the Gang!!
PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON:
Union County's Most Famous Son.
UNION COUNTY RECORDS AVAILABLE AT THE N.C. ARCHIVES
UNION COUNTY ADDRESSES & RESOURCES
MAPS, MAPS and MORE MAPS!!!
OLD PHOTOS OF PLACES IN UNION COUNTY
OLD DOCUMENTS from UNION CO., NC
OLD PHOTOS OF PEOPLE FROM IN AND AROUND UNION CO. AND ANSON CO., NC
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