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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Benton County''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Benton County''  
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Guide to '''Benton County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Benton County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1847
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| founded date = December 23
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| seat = Corvallis
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| building address = Benton County Courthouse<br>180 NW 5th Street <br>Corvallis, OR 97330-4777<br>Phone: 541.757.6800<br>[http://www.co.benton.or.us/records/ '''Benton County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
&nbsp;[http://www.co.benton.or.us/records/ Benton County Courthouse]<br>180 NW 5th Street <br>Corvallis, OR 97330-4777<br>Phone: 541.757.6800<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907<br>marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850 <br>and military discharge records from 1919. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907<br>marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850 <br>and military discharge records from 1919. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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=== Records held at County Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records held at County Courthouse  ===
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
{{Wikipedia|Benton County, Oregon}}
 
  
 
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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]].  
 
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. <br>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County. '''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]].  
 
'''20 February 1893:''' [[Lincoln County, Oregon|Lincoln]] County. '''28 January 1851:''' [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua County]].  
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Adair Village, Oregon|Adair Village]] | [[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Corvallis, Oregon|Corvallis]] | [[Monroe, Oregon|Monroe]] | [[Philomath, Oregon|Philomath]]  
 
[[Adair Village, Oregon|Adair Village]] | [[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Corvallis, Oregon|Corvallis]] | [[Monroe, Oregon|Monroe]] | [[Philomath, Oregon|Philomath]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Alder, Oregon|Alder]] | [[Alpine, Benton County, Oregon|Alpine]] | [[Alsea, Oregon|Alsea]] | [[Bellfountain, Oregon|Bellfountain]] | [[Blodgett, Oregon|Blodgett]] | [[Dawson, Oregon|Dawson]] | [[Flynn, Oregon|Flynn]] | [[Glenbrook, Oregon|Glenbrook]] | [[Greenberry, Oregon|Greenberry]] | [[Hoskins, Oregon|Hoskins]] | [[Kings Valley, Oregon|Kings Valley]] | [[Lewisburg, Oregon|Lewisburg]] | [[Noon, Oregon|Noon]] | [[Summit, Oregon|Summit]] | [[Wren, Oregon|Wren]]
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[[Alder, Oregon|Alder]] | [[Alpine, Benton County, Oregon|Alpine]] | [[Alsea, Oregon|Alsea]] | [[Bellfountain, Oregon|Bellfountain]] | [[Blodgett, Oregon|Blodgett]] | [[Dawson, Oregon|Dawson]] | [[Flynn, Oregon|Flynn]] | [[Glenbrook, Oregon|Glenbrook]] | [[Greenberry, Oregon|Greenberry]] | [[Hoskins, Oregon|Hoskins]] | [[Kings Valley, Oregon|Kings Valley]] | [[Lewisburg, Oregon|Lewisburg]] | [[Noon, Oregon|Noon]] | [[Summit, Oregon|Summit]] | [[Wren, Oregon|Wren]]  
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
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=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Corvallis Oregon Family History Center]]4141 NW Harrison Blvd. Corvallis OR 97330 United States [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4141+Northwest+Harrison+Boulevard,+Corvallis,+Oregon+97330&hl=en&ll=44.570262,-123.288059&spn=0.025345,0.058451&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=56.899383,119.707031&oq=4141+NW+Harrison+Blvd.,+Corvallis,+Oregon+97330+&hnear=4141+NW+Harrison+Blvd,+Corvallis,+Oregon+97330&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/benton-county/ Benton County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orbenton/ The Benton County GenWeb Project], an member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orbenton/ The Benton County GenWeb Project], an member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Benton/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Benton/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/benton/bentontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Benton County  
*{{FHL|207066|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Benton County  
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*{{FHL|207066|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Benton County
 
*[[Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Benton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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== Benton County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:54, 16 May 2014

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Guide to Benton County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Benton County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Benton County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 23, 1847
County Seat Corvallis
Courthouse
Address Benton County Courthouse
180 NW 5th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330-4777
Phone: 541.757.6800
Benton County Website


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907
marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1850
and military discharge records from 1919. [1]

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Records held at County Courthouse

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Quick Facts

Benton-thomashart.jpg

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. [2]

Boundary Changes

20 February 1893: Lincoln County. 28 January 1851: Umpqua County.

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Adair Village | Albany | Corvallis | Monroe | Philomath

Communities

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Alder | Alpine | Alsea | Bellfountain | Blodgett | Dawson | Flynn | Glenbrook | Greenberry | Hoskins | Kings Valley | Lewisburg | Noon | Summit | Wren

Neighboring Counties

Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Polk

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1850
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1854 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orbenton.jpg

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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

Benton County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Benton County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
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