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County Information
Union County, was created by an act of the territorial legislation in 1893 and was officially recognized on January 1, 1894, when the first slate of elected county officials received their oaths of office. 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 - Colfax, Mora and San Miguel. Union County was subsequently “carved up” by the creation of additional counties, Quay in 1903 and Harding in 1920. At one time, Union County had a population of over 20,000. There were a number of bustling communities such as Amistad, Hayden, Sedan, Pasamonte, Gladstone, Mt Dora, Grenville, Des Moines, Folsom and Dedman (as Capulin was called back then).
[Source: Wikipedia.org]

The county seat is Clayton

Populated Areas
Amistad * Capulin * Clayton * Des Moines * Folsom * Gladstone
Grenville * Hayden * Mt Dora * Sedan * Seneca * Sofia * Stead

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Website Updates:
April 2018: Obit for Lula Dodd;

Nov 2017: Obit for Gallegos (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails transcription team);

May 2017: Bios for Garcia, Guyer, Overlay (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails transcription team);

April 2017: Bios for  Cone, Dobson, Dyson, Ervien, Lumpkins, Otto (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails transcription team); Bios for  Eklund, Herron, Mitchell (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails transcription team);


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