Union Parish Louisiana

You can find many Union Parish historical items in old newspapers published in both Farmerville and nearby Monroe (down Bayou D'Arbonne from Farmerville in Ouachita Parish). To view the newspaper articles and abstracts available online, please visit:

Union Parish Louisiana USGenWeb Archives Newspaper Page

General Union Parish History
Year Description Date
1812 Colvin & Hughey Receive Passports to Cross Creek Nation June 2008 T. D. Hudson
1822 George Feazle's Certificate of Character July 2004 John N. Feazell
1829 Lawrence Scarborough Settles on Bayou Corney Aug 2004 T. D. Hudson
1839 Creation of Union Parish by the Louisiana Legislature Nov 2002
1850–1860 1850 & 1860 Census Enumerator's Comments May 2006
1859 Thomas C. Lewis Becomes Clerk of Court May 2004
1863 Petition from Union Parish Slaveowners Oct 2005
1860s Account of Union Parish Plantation During the WBTS Dec 2006
1892 Union Parish Louisiana Article July 2004 Joan & Jack
1892 Goodspeed's History of Union Parish Sept 1998 Sherry Sanford
1890s 1890s Populist Movement in Union Parish Nov 2006 T. D. Hudson
1800s Historical Factoids from Farmerville Newspapers Mar 2004
c1910 Summit Lumber Company Nov 2004 Gene Barron
1939 Edna Liggin's History of Union Parish Sep 1999 Maradee Cryer
1952 Article on Union Parish Louisiana April 2006 Robert S. Hendrick

Edna Liggin's "Four Women of Shiloh" Sept 1999 Maradee Cryer

Union Parish Place Names from the USGS Apr 2001 Karen Mabry-Rice

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School, Church, or Community Histories
Description Date
Smiths Sell Land to Farmerville & Southern Railroad Company Nov 2005 Robert S. Hendrick
1893 Marion Gunbattle Between Carroll & Cox Families Aug 2005 Robert A. Carroll
1912 Downsville Memories of S. P. Lewis Dec 2004 T. D. Hudson
1938 Graduating Class of Downsville High School Jan 2000 Linda Green
1949 – 1950 Spearsville High School Yearbook Comments Mar 2002 Gina Sherrard
Marion's Hopkins House Feb 2002 Alice Ogles
Origin of Sadie's Name June 2007 David Dawkins

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This page was last updated on 6 March 2010.

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