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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Clackamas County'' [[Image:Or-clackamas.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Clackamas County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clackamas County''
  
== [http://www.clackamas.us/clerk/ County Courthouse]  ==
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{{ORDC}}
  
[[Image:Or-clackamas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Clackamas County Courthouse, 1937]] Clackamas County Office of the County Clerk<br>2051 Kaen Rd, 2nd floor<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clackamas/ Clackamas County Courthouse]<br>719 Main Street<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Phone: 503.722.2745&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846. <br>State Archivist has custody of some old county records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
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== Quick History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clackamas_County,_Oregon Wikipedia] [[Image:Willamettefishingatfalls.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
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{{Wikipedia|Clackamas County, Oregon}} [[Image:Willamettefishingatfalls.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
Named after the [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
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Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Clackamas County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''5 July 1843:''' Clackamas county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''5 July 1843:''' Clackamas county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
  
'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off.  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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*Barlow
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[[Barlow, Oregon|Barlow]] | [[Canby, Oregon|Canby]] | [[Damascus, Oregon|Damascus]] | [[Estacada, Oregon|Estacada]] | [[Gladstone, Oregon|Gladstone]] | [[Happy Valley, Oregon|Happy Valley]] | [[Johnson City, Oregon|Johnson City]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Molalla, Oregon|Molalla]] | [[Oregon City, Oregon|Oregon City]] | [[Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]
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*Wilsonville
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===== Hamlets  =====
  
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*Beavercreek
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[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]
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*Stafford
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===== Village  =====
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*Mount Hood Village
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[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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*Barton
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*Boring
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*Brightwood
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*Carver
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*Clackamas
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*Colton
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*Cottrell
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[[Barton, Oregon|Barton]] | [[Boring, Oregon|Boring]] | [[Brightwood, Oregon|Brightwood]] | [[Carver, Oregon|Carver]] | [[Colton, Oregon|Colton]] | [[Cottrell, Oregon|Cottrell]] | [[Eagle Creek, Oregon|Eagle Creek]] | [[Government Camp, Oregon|Government Camp]] | [[Jennings Lodge, Oregon|Jennings Lodge]] | [[Liberal, Oregon|Liberal]] | [[Marmot, Oregon|Marmot]] | [[Marquam, Oregon|Marquam]] | [[Marylhurst, Oregon|Marylhurst]] | [[Oak Grove, Oregon|Oak Grove]] | [[Oatfield, Oregon|Oatfield]] | [[Redland, Oregon|Redland]] | [[Rhododendron, Oregon|Rhododendron]] | [[Riverside, Clackamas County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]
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*Oak Grove  
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*Springwater
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*Sunnyside
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*Wankers Corner  
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*Yoder  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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*1845&nbsp; Territorial Original, Transcription and Index
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83177 Carus Cemetery, Oregon City]
*1849&nbsp; Territorial Transcription and Index
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158744 Cliffside Cemetery, Sandy]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82700 Damascus Cemetery, Damascus]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82355 Forester Cemetery, Eagle Creek]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82705 Moehneke Cemetery, Beavercreek]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82703 Redland Cemetery, Oregon City]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82621 Sunnyside Cemetery, Happy Valley]
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=== Census  ===
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*1845&nbsp; Territorial Original, Transcription and Index  
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*1849&nbsp; Territorial Transcription and Index  
 
*1850  
 
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*1854 Original, Transcription and Index
 
*1855 State Original  
 
*1855 State Original  
*1856 Transcriptions and Index
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*1856 Transcriptions and Index  
 
*1857 State Original and Transcription  
 
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*1860  
 
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon
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:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Clackamas County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:
  
==== Probate  ====
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Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944
  
==== Taxation ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Family&nbsp;History Centers ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lake Oswego Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Milwaukie Oregon Family History Center]] (Gladstone)
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*[[Molalla Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Mount Hood Oregon Family History Center]] (Boring)
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*[[Oregon City Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Wilsonville Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clackamas County
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clackamas/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clackamas County (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207069&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Clackamas&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Clackamas County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*{{FHL|207069|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Clackamas County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Clackamas_County,_Oregon]]

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Clackamas County Courthouse
719 Main Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503.722.2745 

County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846.
State Archivist has custody of some old county records.[1]

Records held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Clackamas County, Oregon
Willamettefishingatfalls.jpg

Named after the Native Americans living in the area, the Clackamas Indians, part of the Chinookan people.


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Wasco County set off.

22 December 1854: Multhomah County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Barlow | Canby | Damascus | Estacada | Gladstone | Happy Valley | Johnson City | Lake Oswego | Milwaukie | Molalla | Oregon City | Portland | Rivergrove | Sandy | Tualatin | West Linn | Wilsonville

Hamlets

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Beavercreek | Mulino | Stafford

Village

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Mount Hood Village

Communities

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Barton | Boring | Brightwood | Carver | Colton | Cottrell | Eagle Creek | Government Camp | Jennings Lodge | Liberal | Marmot | Marquam | Marylhurst | Oak Grove | Oatfield | Redland | Rhododendron | Riverside | Springwater | Wankers Corner | Welches | Wemme | Yoder | Zigzag

Neighboring Counties

Hood River | Marion | Multnomah | Wasco | Washington | Yamhill

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1845  Territorial Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1849  Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1850
  • 1854 Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1855 State Original
  • 1856 Transcriptions and Index
  • 1857 State Original and Transcription
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Clackamas County, Oregon for European and African American settlers included:

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 county records as following:

Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).