Crook County, Oregon

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== History  ==
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== Quick History  ==
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Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Crook Gen. George Crook], American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.
  
 
[[Image:Crook-george.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gen. George Crook, U.S. Army]]  
 
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Crook county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] 24 October 1882.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''24 October 1882:''' Crook county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]]. <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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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County. <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>  
**[[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County 17 February 1899 <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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**[[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] County 12 December 1914 <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''12 December 1914:''' [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] County. <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>  
**[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] County 13 December 1916<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''13 December 1916:''' [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] County <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>
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 06:03, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Crook County
showing location of Crook County

Contents

County Courthouse

Crook County Courthouse, 1909
Crook County Courthouse
300 NE 3rd, Rm 3
Prineville, OR 97754

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick History

Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.

Gen. George Crook, U.S. Army

Parent County

24 October 1882: Crook county was created from Wasco County. [1]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County. [1]

12 December 1914: Jefferson County. [1]

13 December 1916: Deschutes County [1]

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City

Prineville

Communities

Forest Crossing | Paulina | Post | Powell Butte | Roberts | Suplee

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Grant | Harney | Jefferson | Wheeler

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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