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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Douglas County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Or-douglas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ http://www.co.douglas.or.us/]<br>1036 SE Douglas Street<br>Roseburg, OR 97470  
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&nbsp;[http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ Douglas County Courthouse]<br>1036 SE Douglas Street Rm 221<br>Roseburg, OR 97470<br>Phone: 541.440.4324&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage,&nbsp;burial, divorce, land, probate, military discharge<br>and court records from 1853 and naturalization records from 1850.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas 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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[[Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records]])<br>
  
 
== Quick Facts  ==
 
== Quick Facts  ==
  
{{Wikipedia|Douglas County, Oregon}} [[Image:Douglas-stephena.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
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{{Wikipedia|Douglas County, Oregon}} [[Image:Douglas-stephena.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Douglas-stephena.jpg]]  
  
 
Named for U.S. Senator {{wpd|Stephen A. Douglas}} of Illinois.  
 
Named for U.S. Senator {{wpd|Stephen A. Douglas}} of Illinois.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
7 January 1852: Created from the part of [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County lying east of Coast Range summit. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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7 January 1852: Created from the part of [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County lying east of Coast Range summit. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Canyonville, Oregon|Canyonville]] | [[Drain, Oregon|Drain]] | [[Elkton, Oregon|Elkton]] | [[Glendale, Oregon|Glendale]] | [[Myrtle Creek, Oregon|Myrtle Creek]] | [[Oakland, Oregon|Oakland]] | [[Reedsport, Oregon|Reedsport]] | [[Riddle, Oregon|Riddle]] | [[Roseburg, Oregon|Roseburg]] | [[Sutherlin, Oregon|Sutherlin]] | [[Winston, Oregon|Winston]] | [[Yoncalla, Oregon|Yoncalla]]  
 
[[Canyonville, Oregon|Canyonville]] | [[Drain, Oregon|Drain]] | [[Elkton, Oregon|Elkton]] | [[Glendale, Oregon|Glendale]] | [[Myrtle Creek, Oregon|Myrtle Creek]] | [[Oakland, Oregon|Oakland]] | [[Reedsport, Oregon|Reedsport]] | [[Riddle, Oregon|Riddle]] | [[Roseburg, Oregon|Roseburg]] | [[Sutherlin, Oregon|Sutherlin]] | [[Winston, Oregon|Winston]] | [[Yoncalla, Oregon|Yoncalla]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Ash, Oregon|Ash]] | [[Azalea, Oregon|Azalea]] | [[Camas Valley, Oregon|Camas Valley]] | [[Curtin, Oregon|Curtin]] | [[Days Creek, Oregon|Days Creek]] | [[Gardiner, Oregon|Gardiner]] | [[Glide, Oregon|Glide]] | [[Green, Oregon|Green]] | [[Scottsburg, Oregon|Scottsburg]] | [[Tenmile, Douglas County, Oregon|Tenmile]] | [[Tiller, Oregon|Tiller]] | [[Umpqua, Oregon|Umpqua]] | [[Winchester, Oregon|Winchester]]  
 
[[Ash, Oregon|Ash]] | [[Azalea, Oregon|Azalea]] | [[Camas Valley, Oregon|Camas Valley]] | [[Curtin, Oregon|Curtin]] | [[Days Creek, Oregon|Days Creek]] | [[Gardiner, Oregon|Gardiner]] | [[Glide, Oregon|Glide]] | [[Green, Oregon|Green]] | [[Scottsburg, Oregon|Scottsburg]] | [[Tenmile, Douglas County, Oregon|Tenmile]] | [[Tiller, Oregon|Tiller]] | [[Umpqua, Oregon|Umpqua]] | [[Winchester, Oregon|Winchester]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] | [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]]
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[[Coos County, Oregon|Coos]] | [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]]  
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
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==== Trivia Tidbits ====
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Douglas County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Douglas County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Douglas 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. [[Douglas County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:
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Douglas County coroner inquests, 1896 to 1946 <!--{12065477985000} -->
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/douglas/douglastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*{{FHL|207103|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Douglas County.
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*{{FHL|207103|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Douglas County.<br>
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[[Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Couglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

 Douglas County Courthouse
1036 SE Douglas Street Rm 221
Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541.440.4324 

County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land, probate, military discharge
and court records from 1853 and naturalization records from 1850.[1]

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Douglas County, Oregon
Douglas-stephena.jpg

Named for U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois.

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

Parent County

7 January 1852: Created from the part of Umpqua County lying east of Coast Range summit. [2]

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Part was taken to form Wasco County.

1856: Camas Valley of Umpqua County was annexed to Douglas County.

1862: Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of Umpqua County.

1915: Boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane counties.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Canyonville | Drain | Elkton | Glendale | Myrtle Creek | Oakland | Reedsport | Riddle | Roseburg | Sutherlin | Winston | Yoncalla

Communities

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Ash | Azalea | Camas Valley | Curtin | Days Creek | Gardiner | Glide | Green | Scottsburg | Tenmile | Tiller | Umpqua | Winchester

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Curry | Jackson | Josephine | Klamath | Lane

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

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

Territorial

  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

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:

Douglas County coroner inquests, 1896 to 1946

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Couglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

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