Benton County, Oregon Genealogy

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== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
  
[[Image:Benton-thomashart.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator]]  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benton_County,_Oregon Wikipedia] [[Image:Benton-thomashart.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator]]  
  
*Named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hart_Benton_(senator) Thomas Hart Benton], U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over [[Oregon Country|Oregon Country]].  
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Named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hart_Benton_(senator) Thomas Hart Benton], U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over [[Oregon Country|Oregon Country]].  
*[[Trivia Tidbits, Benton County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Benton County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''23 December 1847:''' from [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''23 December 1847:''' from [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln_County,_Oregon|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
'''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 07:37, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Benton County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse, 1889
Benton Plaza Building
408 SW Monroe Ave
Suite 111, Mezzanine Level
Corvallis, OR 97339-3020

Records held at County Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

Wikipedia
Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator

Named after Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri, who advocated U.S. control over Oregon Country.

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

23 December 1847: from Polk County. [1]

Boundary Changes

20 February 1893: Lincoln County. [1]

28 January 1851: Umpqua County. [1]

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Corvallis
  • Monroe
  • Philomath
Communities
  • Alder
  • Alpine
  • Alsea
  • Bellfountain
  • Blodgett
  • Calloway
  • Dawson
  • Dry Creek
  • Flynn
  • Glenbrook
  • Greenberry
  • Harris
  • Hoskins
  • Kings Valley
  • Kopplein
  • Lewisburg
  • Noon
  • North Albany
  • Peak
  • Russell
  • Summit
  • Wren

Neighboring Counties

Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Polk

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1850
  • 1854
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].