Recorder Records

RECORDS OF THE UNION COUNTY RECORDER

 

Records of Deeds (1800-Present), Deed Indexes (1800-Present), Mortgages (1850-Present), Mortgage Indexes (1850-Present) and Soldiers' Discharges (1861-Present) can be found at the Union County Recorder's Office.

 

CASH BOOK AND RECORD OF FEES (1878-1958)

17 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Contains a record of cash receipts and fees charged for the registering conveyances showing for each the date received, instrument type (deed, mortgage, cancellation, lease, lien and miscellaneous), number of deeds for each transaction, acreage, consideration, instrument number and fees.  These records align with and match the record series Register of Conveyance entries where they exist.

1.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 1 (1878-1882)
2.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 2 (1882-1887)
3.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 1 (1894-1899)
4.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 2 (1899-1904)
5.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 3 (1904-1908)
6.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 4 (1909-1911)
7.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 5 (1911-1914)
8.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 6 (1914-1919)
9.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 7 (1919-1923)
10.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 9 (1927-1929)
11.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 10           (1929-1931)
12.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 12 (1935-1937)
13.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 13 (1937-1939)
14.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 14 (1939-1941)
15.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 15 (1941-1946)
16.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 16 (1946-1951)
17.  Register of Conveyances, Volume 17 (1952-1958)

 

CORPORATION RECORDS (ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION) (1851-1891)

2 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Contains transcript of articles of incorporation of fraternal, religious and social associations as well as business concerns showing corporation, names and duties of officers, and conditions of membership.  For businesses also shows amount and distribution of capital stock issued, location of principal office and place of business, and manner for raising additional capital.

1.  Record (1851-1858)
2.  Record, Volume 1                                          (1859-1891)

 

DAILY REGISTERS OF DEEDS (1896-1968)

8 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Deed presented for Recording

Shows instrument number, grantor, grantee and date filed.

1.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 1                 (1896-1903)
2.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 2 (1903-1910)
3.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 3 (1911-1919)
4.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 4 (1919-1928)
5.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 5 (1929-1933)
6.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 6 (1934-1944)
7.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 7 (1944-1955)
8.  Daily Register of Deeds, Volume 8 (1955-1968)

 

DAILY REGISTER OF LEASES, CONTRACTS, ETC. (1925-1935)

1 Volume
Arranged Chronologically by Document Presented for Recording

Shows instrument number, date filed, grantor, grantee, kind of instrument (mechanics’ lien, mortgage release, soldiers discharge, lease, etc.) consideration, fee and township or village.

1.  Register of Leases, Contract, etc., Volume 1  (1925-1935)

 

DAILY REGISTERS OF MORTGAGES (1896-1968)

8 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Mortgage Present for Recording

Shows instrument number, grantor, grantee and date filed.

1.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 1 (1896-1903)
2.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 2 (1903-1910)
3.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 2B         (1911-1919)
4.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 3 (1919-1928)
5.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 4 (1929-1933)
6.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 5 (1934-1944)
7.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 6 (1944-1955)
8.  Daily Register of Mortgages, Volume 7 (1955-1968)

 

FINANCING STATEMENTS (CHATTEL MORTGAGES) (1908-1962)

1 Volume
Arranged Chronologically, therein by File Number

Instruments contain full names and addresses of debtor and secured party, description of chattel (usually household goods), file number, and date and time recorded.

1.  Chattel Mortgage Record, Volume 1                (1908-1962)

 

INDEX TO LIENS (1929-1963)

1 Volume
Arranged Alphabetically, therein by Date Filed

Indexes recognizance liens by surety, showing instruments number, defendant, and date discharged.

1.  Index of Lien Notices & Discharges, Volume 1 (1929-1963)

 

INDEX TO FEDERAL TAX LIENS (1950-1963)

1 Volume
Arranged Alphabetically, therein by Chronologically by Filing

Indexes by taxpayer, showing volume and page of federal tax lien record wherein recorded.

1.  Federal Tax Lien Index                                   (1950-1963)

 

MECHANICS’ LIEN RECORDS (1856-1893)

3 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Shows fill names and addresses of debtor and lienholder, lien, reason for lien, description of lien property and date discharged.

1.  Record of Mechanics’ Liens, Volume 1            (1856-1870)
2.  Record of Mechanics’ Liens, Volume 2 (1870-1885)
3.  Record of Mechanics’ Liens, Volume 3 (1885-1893)

 

PARTNERSHIP AND TRADERS RECORDS (1884-1885)

1 Volume
Arranged Chronologically

Contains a record of partnerships and traders showing names and addresses of partners, type of business, location and name.

1.  Traders Record, Volume 1                              (1884-1885)

 

PERSONAL TAX LIEN RECORDS (1896-1990)

2 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Contains a record of liens for personal property filed by the county auditor for the nonpayment of personal property taxes, showing name and address of taxpayer, taxing district, years delinquent, amount due, penalty assessed, total due, date filed, and date released.

1.  Tax Lien Record, Volume 1                            (1896-1956)
2.  Personal Tax Lien Record (1977-1990)

 

REGISTER OF CONVEYANCES (1862-1976)

26 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Contains a daily register of instrument recorded (deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, leases, and liens) showing date filed, grantor, grantee, instrument type, instrument number, acreage and consideration.

1.  Memorandum of Deeds & Mortgages            (1862-1873)
2.  Conveyance Record, Volume 1 (1895-1896)
(1898-1900)
3.  Conveyance Register, Volume 2 (1896-1898)
4.  Conveyance Register, Volume 3 (1900-1903)
5.  Conveyance Register, Volume 4 (1903-1905)
6.  Conveyance Register, Volume 5 (1905-1907)
7.  Conveyance Register, Volume 6 (1907-1909)
8.  Conveyance Register, Volume 7 (1909-1911)
9.  Conveyance Register, Volume 8 (1911-1913)
10.  Conveyance Register, Volume 9 (1913-1915)
11.  Conveyance Register, Volume 10 (1915-1917)
12.  Conveyance Register, Volume 11 (1917-1919)
13.  Conveyance Register, Volume 12 (1919-1921)
14.  Conveyance Record, Volume 13 (1921-1924)
15.  Conveyance Record, Volume 15 (1927-1928)
16.  Conveyance Record, Volume 16 (1929-1931)
17.  Conveyance Record, Volume 17 (1932-1935)
18.  Conveyance Record, Volume 18 (1935-1937)
19.  Conveyance Record, Volume 19 (1937-1939)
20.  Conveyance Record, Volume 20 (1939-1942)
21.  Conveyance Record, Volume 21 (1942-1946)
22.  Conveyance Record, Volume 22 (1946-1948)
23.  Conveyance Record, Volume 23 (1948-1953)
24.  Conveyance Record, Volume 24 (1953-1956)
25.  Conveyance Record, Volume 25 (1956-1972)
26.  Conveyance Record, Volume 26 (1973-1976)

 

RELEASE OF MORTGAGES RECORD (1891-1955)

8 Volumes
Arranged Chronologically by Filing

Contains verbatim transcripts of instruments releasing a mortgage partially or completely.  Shows full names and addresses of mortgagor, mortgagee, describes property, indexes original mortgage by volume and page in the mortgage record, and shows date released.

1.  Record of Certificates of Discharge of Mortgages, Volume 1 (1891-1903)
2.  Record of Certificates of Discharge of Mortgages, Volume 2 (1903-1913)
3.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 3 (1913-1919)
4.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 4 (1919-1927)
5.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 5 (1927-1931)
6.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 6 (1931-1943)
7.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 7 (1943-1950)
8.  Record of Release of Mortgages, Volume 8 (1950-1955)

 

VETERANS' BURIAL RECORDS (1775-2011)

1 Cubic Foot
Arranged Alphabetically by Cemetery; therine Alphabetically by Veteran

Contains a record of soldiers buried inside the county.  Shows solider, branch of service, dates of birth and death, name and location of cemetery, and lot, section, block, and grave number.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE RECORDS ARE MAINTAINED AT THE UNION COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE.

1.  Veterans' Burial Records                                                          (1775-2011)