Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Douglas County'' [[Image:Or-douglas.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Douglas County]]  
 
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Douglas County'' [[Image:Or-douglas.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Douglas County]]  
  
== [http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ County Courthouse] ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Or-douglas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Douglas County Courthouse, 1929, 1956, 1977]] [http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ http://www.co.douglas.or.us/]<br>1036 SE Douglas Street<br>Roseburg, OR 97470
  
[[Image:Or-douglas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Douglas County Courthouse, 1929, 1956, 1977]] 1036 SE Douglas Street<br>Roseburg, OR 97470
 
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
  
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== Quick History ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
[[Image:Douglas-stephena.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois]]  
 
[[Image:Douglas-stephena.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois]]  
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'''1862:''' Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County.  
 
'''1862:''' Douglas County absorbed the remaining parts of [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County.  
  
'''1915:''' Boundary adjustments were made with [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] counties.
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'''1915:''' Boundary adjustments were made with [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] counties.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
[[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]]
 
  
===== Communities =====
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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]]
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===== Communities =====
  
[[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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[[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]]  
  
 
=== 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]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1853 Territorial Transcription and Index  
 
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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==== Church History and Records<br> ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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Revision as of 08:18, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Douglas County
File:Or-douglas.png
showing location of Douglas County

Contents

County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse, 1929, 1956, 1977
http://www.co.douglas.or.us/
1036 SE Douglas Street
Roseburg, OR 97470

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Stephen A. Douglas, Illinois

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

Wikipedia

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. [1]

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Part was taken to form Wasco County. [1]

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

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

Communities

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

Neighboring Counties

Coos | Curry | Jackson | Josephine | Klamath | Lane

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 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 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].