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Updating the Connecticut town pages template
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| link5=[[Union, Tolland County, ConnecticutGenealogy|Union]]}}===Brief History===
=== Brief History Church Records===At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches. <br><br>To see the churches in Union, visit.<br><br>Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the [[Connecticut State Library|Connecticut State Library]]. The following are church records available online for the town of Union:<br><br>
=== Historical Data City Directories===
=== Town Histories Land Records===In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Union:
*Charles Hammond, ''The history of Union, Conn.'' (New Haven, 1893), 508 pp. [ WorldCat (Other ==Libraries)]; [ Historical Societies===Family%20History%20Library FHL book 974.643 U1 H2] and film 1320983 Item 3 (with digital link).
=== Vital Records Maps===The following are online maps of the town of Union:
=== Probate Records Newspapers===
=== City Directories Probate Records===In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Union:
=== Maps Town Histories===
=== Cemeteries Town Records===In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:{| style="width:40%; vertical-align:top;"|- <ul class="column-spacing-halfscreen" style="padding-right:5px;"> <li>Births</li> <li>Marriages</li> <li>Deaths</li> <li>Burials</li> <li>Cemetery records</li> <li>Appointments</li> <li>Earmarks</li> <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li> <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li> <li>Land records</li> <li>Mortgages</li> <li>Name changes</li> <li>Care of the poor</li> <li>School records</li> <li>Surveys</li> <li>Tax lists</li> <li>Town meeting minutes</li> <li>Voter registrations</li> <li>Warning outs (of town)</li></ul>|}The following are Union town records available online:
=== Churches =Town Clerk====The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
=== Land Vital Records =======Births====
=== Town Records =Marriages====
=== Newspapers =Deaths== === Libraries and Historical Societies === [ Union Historical Society, Inc.] === References ===
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