What's New

Here is a log of the latest updates, changes, and additions to this Union County ILGenWeb site.

2020 Apr 26 - Added 16 more biographies from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties
2020 Feb 28 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added Robert DAVIS marriage certificate
2020 Jan 30 - Thanks to Dave Pointer, added Resource link to new ILUNION query board and mailing list

2019 Nov 30 - Thanks to Dennis Partridge, added Resource link to Free and American by Darrel Dexter
2019 Oct 25 - Added extraction and Resource link for Stories from Illinois History
2019 Aug 30 - Added more biographies from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties
2019 May 29 - Thanks to Frank Wilkie, added his EASLEY query and a descendants chart
2019 Apr 26 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added Tobias CARAKER article
2019 Apr 26 - Added Union County focused Facebook group links to Resources
2019 Feb 14 - Added 1820 census
2019 Feb 12 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added more to CARAKER family collection and added Resource link to Illinois at Vicksburg
2019 Jan 25 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added more to her CARAKER collection
2019 Jan 20 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added much regarding CARAKER / CARRIKER / KARRAKER
2019 Jan 19 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added Caraker Cemetery listing
2019 Jan 19 - Thanks to Tammy Jetton, added resource links to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, cemeteries where many Union County, Illinois, ancestors migrated

2018 Nov 13 - Added 25 biographies from 1912 History of Southern Illinois volume 3
2018 Nov 02 - Added resource link to naturalization records at FamilySearch.org
2018 Sep 28 - Added resource link to church records
2018 Jul 30 - Added Early Land Sales
2018 Jun 25 - Thanks to Robin, added Aden GILES query
2018 Jun 08 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added links to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
2018 May 10 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added census record for May Bell NELSON query
2018 Apr 16 - Thanks to Kenneth Kelley, added May Bell NELSON query
2018 Apr 07 - Thanks to Tim Stowell, added Galbraith's railway map
2018 Mar 28 - Added links to a GSSI map of Union County
2018 Feb 27 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added A Creek Runs Through It
2018 Feb 21 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added Anna City Cemetery photos, plat maps, newspaper articles, PARKER land deed, and KNUPP family census records
2018 Feb 15 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Korean War Fatal Casualties listing
2018 Feb 12 - Thanks to Ann Mensch, added Vietnam War Fatal Casualties listing
2018 Jan 16 - Added remaining biographies from 1912 History of Southern Illinois, Volume 2

2017 Dec 22 - Added Revolutionary War Veterans burials in Union County
2017 Dec 11 - Thanks to ILGenWeb, added Mexican-American War link
2017 Dec 01 - Thanks to Melissa McCord, added Resource link to Historical Society
2017 Sep 30 - Added divorces
2017 Sep 18 - Welcome co-coordinator Melissa McCord !
2017 Sep 11 - Added 1941 History of Union County extractions
2017 Jul 13 - Thanks to Jeff Blaha's interest, added SHADOWEN ancestor chart, death certificate, obituary, and funeral prayer card. Also added William WESTON's death certificate
2017 Jun 30 - Added some 1912 biographies from A History of Southern Illinois, volume 2
2017 May 20 - Added GSSI and SCC resource links
2017 Apr 10 - Added extraction from A History of Southern Illinois
2017 Apr 02 - Added some 1883 biographies
2017 Mar 18 - Added family group sheets and a descendants chart
2017 Jan 25 - Added Servitude & Emancipation list

2016 Dec 14 - Added 1893 Larkin TOLER biography
2016 Dec 03 - Added 1916-1950 deaths
2016 Dec 02 - Added 1877-1915 deaths
2016 Dec 01 - New Look courtesy of Marsha Bryant of Templates in Time
Added Black Hawk War enlistments, Soldiers & Sailors' Home residents, 1850 Mortality, a few maps, list of places, resources, and marriages
2016 Nov 30 - New County Coordinator - Norma Hass

Templates in Time