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  Union County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Union County is a county located in the state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 31.00% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $27,335, and the median income for a family is $31,843.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Union_County,_Tennessee   (402 words)

  
 Union County Tennessee Roots Web
Union County is located in East Tennessee at the foothills of the Smokey Mountains to the east and the Cumberland Plateau to the west.
Union County was created in 1850 from Grainger, Claiborne, Campbell, Anderson and Knox counties.
There are two possible sources for its name, it was named for the "union" of fragments of these five counties or possibly for the strong feelings in East Tennessee for the preservation of the Federal Union.
www.rootsweb.com /~tnunion   (131 words)

  
 Goodspeed Union County Tennessee Biographies, Genealogy, History, Family History, East Tennessee.
John Bowman, farmer and stock dealer, was born in Claiborne County July 21, 1829 the son of William and Mary (Beeler) Bowman, the former born in Virginia, and died in Claiborne County in 1849.
Richard J. Carr, M., was born in Claiborne County, at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains, February 26, 1826, the son of James M. and Sarah (Rogers) Carr; the former of Irish origin, and born in 1801, in Washington County, and the latter of Irish.
The latter was born in Anderson, (now Union) County, and deceased May 27, 1843, at the same age as her husband.
www.tngenweb.org /union/good-bios.html   (4080 words)

  
 Union County, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Union County is a county located in the U.S. State of Tennessee.
As of the census of 2000, there are 17,808 people, 6,742 households, and 5,191 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 98.46% White, 0.10% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races.
www.eurofreehost.com /un/Union_County,_Tennessee.html   (271 words)

  
 CLAIBORNE COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Claiborne County is bounded by Bell County, Kentucky; on the northeast, by Lee County, Virginia; on the southeast and south by Grainger and Union County, Tennessee; and on the west by Campbell County.
Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County was named for a passage in the Cumberland Mountains between Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia, discovered in 1750 by the explorer, Dr. Thomas Walker, and named by him in honor of the Duke of Cumberland of England.
Speedwell, is an unincorporated village in Claiborne County.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~pruittsintn/claibornecountytennessee.html   (2117 words)

  
 Union County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recording artists Roy Acuff, Carl Smith, Chet Atkins, and Kenny Chesney were all originally Union Countians.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 640 km² (247 mi²).
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.60 males.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Union_County,_Tennessee   (378 words)

  
 Union County, Tennessee Genealogical Records Information
Union County was formed in 1850 from portions of Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, and Knox Counties.
Former Union County Schools Superintendent William H. Thomas suggested in 1961, however, that the name reflected the area's support for the federal union in the political debates of the period of the county's creation.
Union County is bordered to the west by Anderson and Campbell Counties, to the north by Claiborne County, to the east by Grainger County, and to the south by Knox County.
www.segenealogy.com /tennessee/tn_county/unn.htm   (1212 words)

  
 Union County Tennessee. TNGenNet, TNGenWeb, Genealogy, History, Family History, East Tennessee.
UNION COUNTY is one of Tennessee’s later counties, being first authorized in 1850, however, the final organization of the county offices was not completed until 1854.
It is said that Union County was so named because of the pro union (federal) sympathies of its citizens during the pre-Civil War period.
Union County is divided by the waters of the Clinch River.
www.tngenweb.org /union   (625 words)

  
 Obion County Union City, Tennessee (Counties)
The county seat of Obion County, Tennessee, is Union City.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 32,240, an increase of 523 over the 1990 census.
Union City is located in Obion County (of which it is the county seat).
www.ohwy.com /tn/y/y47131.htm   (112 words)

  
 LITTLEEGYPT
At one time, Union County had a large settlement of Quakers, which was mostly made up of families until they split and many left the area.  This split began in the 1830s and continued into the 1850s.
In the divorce records of Union County a David Craver filed for divorce from Malinda Craver and it was granted on 23 March 1876.  Her grounds were that he lived near a pond that gave off noxious fumes that made her sick.
Of the entire seven sisters, this is the one who obviously stayed in Union County and was the last of James Musgrave’s children to die on September 5, 1922 in Union County, Illinois.  She is buried in the Anna Cemetery in Anna, Union County, Illinois.
musgravemanor.homestead.com /LITTLEEGYPT.html   (6240 words)

  
 Union County Tennessee chat room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Union County Tennessee rooms in various categories and a directory of other sites.
Union County Tennessee rooms for teens, singles, mature adults, and more.
Union County Tennessee chat communities for teens, adults, singles.
chat.matchmakerintros.com /rooms/4770.html   (311 words)

  
 ARTICLE: Harvest of death on the Eastern Shore (The Virginian-Pilot - HamptonRoads.com/PilotOnline.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Tennessee does not require identification or proof of insurance when a vehicle is titled and plates are issued, as long as the motorist pays cash.
Tennessee state Sen. Bill Ketron said his state’s legislature has failed to close the loophole because of pressure from the powerful auto insurance industry, which he says “wants to be able to cherry-pick who they sell to,” rather than being forced to insure high-risk drivers.
Many of the Tennessee plates on the Shore were issued in Union County, in the eastern part of the state near the Virginia border — about a nine-hour drive from the Shore.
home.hamptonroads.com /stories/story.cfm?story=93408&ran=120909   (3584 words)

  
 Tennessee-Union County Travel Member Directory
Union County is a haven for nature lovers.
Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area (operated by TWRA), containing 26,ooo acres in the northwestern portion of the county, is an area wherein wildlife is carefully managed and protected.
Most of these species have been observed throughout the county; however, populations are dense in the Norris Lake area.
www.vacationeasttennessee.org /union.html   (409 words)

  
 The Civil War In Wayne County, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
However, the armies of both the Union and the Confederacy traversed the county numerous times during the period of the war.
In 1861, the people of the county voted in the majority to remain in the Union, although there was a strong secessionist sympathy.
The men in these units came from all the various districts of the county, although the majority were from the Buffalo River area and from the Houston and Craven's Mills area.
www.netease.net /wayne/civilwar.htm   (412 words)

  
 Genealogy: Tennessee Genealogy Sites
Tennessee birth and death registration officially began in 1908, but it was not until 1914 that the death certificate form included such genealogically important information as the person's date and place of birth, and parents' names
Tennessee is very interesting in terms of how it grew, and how its land was surveyed and granted.
The 8th Tennessee Cavalry was initially organized in White County as independent partisan rangers on September 4, 1862, with 12 companies under the command of Colonel George G. Dibrell.
www.genealinks.com /states/tn.htm   (761 words)

  
 Reelfoot Lake Area Chamber of Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Land of Lake County and the portion of Obion County in which Samburg is located is Delta-type soil, deep and fertile, laid down by the river through the ages.
Lake County is governed by a county mayor/commissioner form of government, as is Obion County, in which Samburg is located.
In addition to Lake County schools, Samburg students have access to Black Oak Elementary School, one mile west of Hornbeak, K through 8, with an enrollment of 400 students; and Lake Road Elementary School, located five miles west of Union City on the Old Lake Road, K through 8, with an enrollment of 700 students.
rach.reelfootareachamber.com   (2355 words)

  
 Shadowlands Haunted Places Index - Tennessee
General James Winchester was a hero of the revolution, a Tennessee pioneer, and one of the founders of Memphis, Tennessee.
During an invasion by the Union army in 1864, Dr. Baker was treating wounded Confederates in his home when the Union army arrived and demanded the surrender of the men in the house.
Was the location where the Union released most of the Confederate prisoners at the end of the war.
www.theshadowlands.net /places/tennessee.htm   (13260 words)

  
 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Genealogy Report: Descendants of Edmon Mabe
Nancy Mabe, born 20 Dec 1844 in Sullivan County, Tennessee; died 18 Jun 1919 in Collin County, Texas.
Joseph Mabe, born 29 Nov 1846 in Sullivan County, Tennessee; died 21 Oct 1921 in Greene County, Tennessee.
Letticia Mabe, born 1853 in Sullivan County, Tennessee; died 14 Jan 1918 in White County, Tennessee.
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/m/a/b/James-E-Mabe/GENE23-0001.html   (201 words)

  
 Lake County Banner, Tennessee
Lake County will receive approximately $65 million in state appropriations for the 2005-2006 fiscal year according to a release from state senator Roy Herron and state representative Phillip Pinion.
The Lake County Election Commission will listen to presentations from three computer voting machine companies next Sunday, Monday and Tuesday as the county prepares to switch to a computer voting system for all upcoming elections.
As Lake County continues to roll through the stretch run of the schedule, they are compiling even better numbers than last year.
www.lakecountybanner.com   (538 words)

  
 Union County Tennessee Maps, Genealogy, History, Family History, East Tennessee.
Long before the colonists pushed their way into eastern Tennessee, that area was Cherokee country.
That eastern Tennessee land (and more) was claimed by the Colony of North Carolina, then the State of North Carolina, United States Territory South of the River Ohio (1790-1796) and finally the Great State of Tennessee (1796).
Directly to the east would become Union County, twenty years after the map was made.
www.tngenweb.org /union/maps.html   (337 words)

  
 Union County, Tennessee Insurance Quotes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Union County residents might be able to save hundreds of dollars per year with the with one of their many insurance brokers.
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www.free-insurance-quotes.org /Tennessee/Union-County.html   (430 words)

  
 Archaeology: Native Peoples of Tennessee
With the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in 1933, there arose an immediate concern for the thousands of prehistoric and historic Native American sites that would be inundated by reservoirs along the Tennessee River and its tributaries.
In 1934, the University of Tennessee (and the University of Alabama) entered into agreements with TVA to conduct archaeological surveys, investigations, and excavations in the reservoir areas to be impacted, prior to their inundation.
Much of the archaeology in Tennessee between 1934 and 1942 was part of the federal relief effort of the Depression years.
mcclungmuseum.utk.edu /permex/archaeol/archaeol.htm   (1050 words)

  
 Union County, Tennessee (TN) Mesothelioma & Cancer Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mesothelioma Justice provides free information on the mesothelioma cancer, including description of the disease, is, symptoms and diagnosis, types of mesothelioma, doctors, clinics and treatments in Union County, Tennessee (TN), lawyers and attorneys in Union County, Tennessee (TN).
Diagnosis of the cancer is by use of x-rays and pathological examination.
The following cities in Union County, Tennessee (TN) are listed to enable visitors to find this site when searching for mesothelioma in their geographic location:
www.mesothelioma-justice.org /usa/Tennessee/Union   (217 words)

  
 Tennessee CountiesBirth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage License and More (G)
Within Tennessee, many county health departments issue birth certificates.
All county health departments issue death certificates for deaths which occurred in that county within the past three years, and a few county health departments keep death records for longer periods of time.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Tennessee Counties.
www.vitalrec.com /tncounties8.html   (573 words)

  
 POORHOUSE HISTORY by state
By the Beginning of June 2003 we had accumulated so much poorhouse information for Tennessee that it became necessary to present the material in a different format -- by using a table (scroll down) of separate pages for each county.
Note: Counties which are not underlined and linked to a separate page are counties for which we currently have no information.
These can be especially valuable to those whose ancestors for whatever reason, petitioned the court for admission to the poor farm, were accepted and lived and died there.
www.poorhousestory.com /poorhouses_in_tennessee.htm   (316 words)

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