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Union County is in the Northeast corner of New Mexico, where the state joins Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado. The county seat is Clayton. map

  Click this link to submit your Union County Family Info

Union County residents moved easily throughout the area. Missing property owners or spouses can sometimes be found by checking nearby communities of Texline and Dalhart TX, Kenton OK, Raton, Springer, Tucumcari, Roy or Bueyeros NM.

Be sure to take this into consideration as you conduct research.

Also many couples come to Clayton simply to get married. New Mexico has more lenient marriage license requirements than surrounding states. You might be looking in the wrong place if you are trying to locate someone based on a Clayton marriage record !

Surrounding Counties:

East: Dallam TX
West: Colfax NM
South: Quay NM
South: Harding NM
North: Las Animas CO

State Links:

NMGenWeb Page
NMGenWeb Counties
NM Vital Records
State Archives
NM Genealogical Society
Hispanic Genealogy
Historic NM Sites
NM Genealogical & Historical Societies
National Archives
Viva New Mexico!
NM Dept of Tourism

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Thanks To:

link to RootsWeb
Rootsweb

link to Surname Helper
Surname Helper

link to GenConnect
GenConnect


If you are interested in hosting
a USGenWeb County, contact
the New Mexico State Coordinator, Karen Mitchell


Union County Genealogy:

Union County Photos Photos submitted by other researchers
Union County Mailing List to communicate with other researchers
GenForum's Union County NM page
US GenWeb Archives for Union County
LDS FHC Records available worldwide
Books & Reference Sources with repositories and look up volunteers
People links to other Union County residents and researchers
Early Residents, Settlers and Homesteaders
SMYLIE family in Union County
Links to other Union County related sites
Reunions of the past and still to come
Depression Era Life Histories (WPA Project)
Local Resources and how to contact them
Towns & Villages from the USGNIS Geographic Name Server
Union County Towns in 1904 from New Mexico Business Directory
Cemeteries from the USGNIS Geographic Name Server
National Archives Union County NM is in the Rocky Mountain Region, with records held in Denver CO. The National Archives holds complete census records, naturalization records for U.S. District courts, early military records, and other Federal documents


Use the links below to post or view queries or obituaries. If you have biographies to post, mail them directly to me. The biographies board is read-only to ensure format integrity. "Global search" allows a surname search across all GenConnect boards. All postings here are automatically included in Surname Helper's master indexes.

Queries | Obits | Biographies | Global Search | Hints & Tips

GenForum also has a New Mexico query site at http://www.genforum.com/nm/


Other Genealogy Links:

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
GenForum's New Mexico page
RootsWeb's Search Engine
LDS Family Search
site Family Tree Maker's Internet Family Finder
RootsWeb's Surname Mailing Lists
Gen Forum Query System
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site Finder
Gene Stark's GENDEX Index of Names on USGenWeb Sites
Cliff Manis' GenServ collection of GEDCOM files
CCHelper's Surname Helper Index
Ancestry's Searchable Databases


Can You Help?

USGenWeb is a group effort. We are always looking for volunteers to help make the sites more comprehensive. All genealogical information is appreciated. Please contact me if you can contribute any records for Union County, NM (preferably in .txt format), including
  • Census, mortality, birth, marriage, death, property and tax records or indexes
  • Church, school, military, bible, or cemetery records of Union County
  • Wills, obituaries, or newspaper articles about Union County residents
  • Lists of Union County books or publications held in libraries elsewhere
  • Look-up volunteers to research information in Union County resources nationwide
  • Published works, only if authorized by the original author

If you can assist or have suggestions for other resources to be included, please let me know. Your participation is valuable.

Maintained by Kellie Crnkovich
Copyright 1998-2006
LAST UPDATE: February 11, 2007

 

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