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Yamhill County, Oregon
Map
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Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 5, 1843
County Seat McMinnville
Courthouse
Address Yamhill County Courthouse
535 NE 5th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: 503.434.7518
Yamhill County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881 and land records from 1853. [1]


  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Yamhill County Court House as of October 2005.

  • Record Loss:

Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Yamhill County, Oregon

Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

Parent County

5 July 1843: Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory. [2]

Boundary Changes

22 December 1845: Polk County set off.

15 December 1853: Tillamook County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill

Communities

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Bellevue | Cove Orchard | Dellwood | Dewey | Gopher | Grand Island | Hopewell | Lunnville | Midway | Rex | Riverside | Saint Joseph | Shipley | Springbrook | Sunnycrest | Wapato | Wheatland | Whiteson

Indian Reservation

Grand Ronde Agency (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | Washington

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Deeds and Property

Wiki article describing online FamilySearch Historical collecton is found Oregon. Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation

Vital Records

The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:

Yamhill County record of deaths 1907-1931, index 1903-1944, coroner's reports 1861-1940

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

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Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yamhill County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
 

 

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