Genealogy Projects tagged with Union County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lakeland Memorial Park, Monroe, Union County, North Carolina

    Lakeland Memorial Park resides in Monroe, Union County, North Carolina. The earliest burial dates from 1908 and the burials continue through the present. With the lake as its centerpiece, Lakeland Memorial Park is an active, well maintained burying ground. There is a large portion of the cemetery dedicated to veterans as well as a lasting memorial stone built in their honor. "At Lakeland M...

  • Union County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Union County, Pennsylvania. Official Website The county was created on March 22, 1813. Its name is an allusion to the federal Union. Adjacent Counties Lycoming County Northumberland County Snyder County Mifflin County Centre County Clinton County Boroughs, Townships & Communities

  • Union County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1842. Its name was a compromise between Whigs, who wanted to name the new county for Henry Clay, and Democrats, who wanted to name it for Andrew Jackson. Adjacent Counties Cabarrus County Stanly County Anson County Chesterfield County, SC Lancast...

  • Union County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Arkansas. The county was formed on November 2, 1829 and named in recognition of the citizens' petition for a new county, which said that they were petitioning "in the spirit of Union and Unity." Called by boosters the "Queen City of South Arkansas", El Dorado was at the heart of the 1920s oil boom in South Arkansas. Mo...

  • Union County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, South Carolina. Official Website Early Settlement The area that includes Union County was once controlled by the Cherokee Indians and they used it as a hunting ground. Up until recent years, one could find numerous arrowheads with little effort throughout the county. The first European settlers in Union County cam...

  • Union County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Iowa. Official Website Organized at a time of tensions before the Civil War, the county was named in 1853 for the union that people wanted to preserve. The rural county's peak of population was in 1930. Its economy is based on agriculture and related industries. Adjacent Counties Adair County Madison County ...

  • Union County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Ohio. Official Website On January 10, 1820, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Union County. The state formed the county from parts of four other counties. Hence the name Union County. Adjacent Counties Marion County Delaware County Franklin County Madison County Champaign County Logan Cou...

  • Union County, New Jersey

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, New Jersey. Official Website All of present-day Union County was part of the Elizabethtown Tract, which was purchased in 1664, by English colonists from the Lenape Indians that lived in the area of present-day Elizabeth, New Jersey. Union County was formed on March 19, 1857 and was the last of New Jersey's 21 counties...

  • Milford Center Cemetery, Milford Center, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the north side of East State Street (County Road 57) about 0.1 miles east of its intersection with Commercial Street. The cemetery was used as a private burial ground before 1828 and was purchased as a public burial ground sometime in the 1820s. The cemetery is maintained by the Union Township Trustees. The cemetery is located in Union Township, Union County, Ohio, a...

  • Union County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was created effective 15 January 1811. It is located at the union of the east bank of the Ohio River opposite its confluence with the Wabash River. Adjacent Counties Posey County, Ind. Henderson County Webster County Gallatin County, I'll Hardin County, I'll Critt...

  • Union County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Georgia. Official Website Union County was originally a core part of the homeland of the native Cherokee tribe. Mountainous and formerly one of the most remote and inaccessible parts of Georgia, the area became the object of desire for white settlers with the discovery of gold in the 1820s. While the gold rush didn't ...

  • Union County, South Dakota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, South Dakota. Originally named Cole County, its name was changed to Union on January 7, 1864, because of Civil War sentiment. Adjacent Counties Lincoln County Sioux County, Iowa Plymouth County, Iowa Woodbury County, Iowa Clay County Dixon County, Neb. Dakota County, Neb. Cities, Towns, Townships,...

  • Union County, New Mexico

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, New Mexico. Official Website The county was formed in 1894. The county is named “Union” because the citizens were united in their desire for the creation of a new county out of three existing New Mexico counties. Adjacent Counties Las Animas County, Colo. Baca County, Colo. Cimarron County, Okla. Dallam C...

  • Union County, Florida

    This project is for those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Florida. Wikipedia

  • Union County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Tennessee. Official Website Union County was formed in 1850. At least two theories are given on the source of its name. The name may commemorate the "union" of sections of five counties, or it may reflect East Tennessee's support for the preservation of the Union in the years before and during the Civil War. The enabl...

  • Union County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Mississippi. According to most sources, the county received its name by being a union of pieces of several large counties. However, other sources say that the name was meant to mark the re-union of Mississippi and the other Confederate states after the Civil War (at the time, the state had a Republican government under ...

  • Union County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Indiana. On 5 January 1821 the state legislature authorized the creation of Union County. It was so named because it is a union of parts of three other counties. The first settlers were from Laurens District, South Carolina. Adjacent Counties Preble County, Ohio Wayne County Butler County, Ohio Franklin Cou...

  • Union County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, Illinois. Union County was formed nearly a year before the Illinois Territory gained statehood. It was named for a joint revival meeting of the Baptists and Dunkards, called a "union meeting". The county seal depicts the leaders of these two groups shaking hands. Adjacent Counties Jackson County Williamson Coun...

  • Pine Grove Cemetery, Raiford, Florida

    This project is for those buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Raiford, Union County, Florida. The cemetery is located on Northeast County Road 199 and is also known as Pine Grove Congregational Methodist Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    This project is for those buried in Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania. The cemetery is behind the United in Christ Lutheran Church and is also known as Church Hill Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Kean University

    Wikipedia =Kean University is a coeducational, public university located in Union and Hillside, New Jersey, United States. Kean University serves its students in the liberal arts, the sciences, and the professions and is best known for its programs in the humanities and social sciences and in education, graduating the most teachers in the state of New Jersey annually. Kean is also noted for the...

  • Bucknell University

    Wikipedia =Bucknell University is a private liberal arts college located alongside the West Branch Susquehanna River in the town of Lewisburg, in central Pennsylvania, United States. The university consists of the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, and the College of Engineering. Bucknell was founded in 1846, and features programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social scien...

  • Mifflinburg Cemetery, Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania

    Mifflinburg Cemetery, as it is commonly known, is actually a combination of two cemeteries. This project is for those buried in Old Mifflinburg Cemetery, also known as Fairview Cemetery & Woodlawn Cemetery . It is located on the west side of Rt. 304. The cemetery was established no later than 1817 but was likely utilized for about 20 years prior to that. The grounds on both sides are well maint...