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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clackamas County'' [[Image:Or-clackamas.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clackamas County''  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-clackamas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.clackamas.us/clerk/ http://www.clackamas.us/clerk/]<br>Clackamas County Office of the County Clerk<br>2051 Kaen Rd, 2nd floor<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>  
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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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Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
 
Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
 
'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
  
'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off.
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'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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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]]  
 
[[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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===== Hamlets  =====
 
===== Hamlets  =====
  
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[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
 
[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
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===== Village  =====
 
===== Village  =====
  
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[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
 
[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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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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[[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]]
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]
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[[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82705 Moehneke Cemetery, Beavercreek]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82705 Moehneke Cemetery, Beavercreek]  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82703 Redland Cemetery, Oregon City]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82703 Redland Cemetery, Oregon City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82621 Sunnyside Cemetery, Happy Valley]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82621 Sunnyside Cemetery, Happy Valley]
  
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps ===
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=== Maps ===
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
=== Migration  ===
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]  
:*[[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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:*[[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>  
:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon
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:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon  
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
  
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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===Rivers and Waterways===
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
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]]
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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]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
  
=== Vital Records ===
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=== Vital Records ===
  
 
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
 
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
  
Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944
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Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944  
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clackamas/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clackamas/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207069|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Clackamas County
 
*{{FHL|207069|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Clackamas County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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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
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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).