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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Douglas County''  
 
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Guide to '''Douglas County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address = Douglas County Courthouse<br>1036 SE Douglas Street Rm 221<br>Roseburg, OR 97470<br>Phone: 541.440.4324<br>[http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ '''Douglas County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Douglas County Courthouse<br>1036 SE Douglas Street Rm 221<br>Roseburg, OR 97470<br>Phone: 541.440.4324<br>[http://www.co.douglas.or.us/ '''Douglas County Website'''] }}  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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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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'''1915:''' Boundary adjustments were made with [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] counties.  
 
'''1915:''' Boundary adjustments were made with [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] counties.  
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
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=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
 
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The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
 
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
  
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/douglas-county/ Douglas County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ordougla/ The Douglas County GenWeb Project]; part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ordougla/ The Douglas County GenWeb Project]; part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Douglas/ Linkpendium]  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:36, 17 April 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Douglas County

Guide to Douglas County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Douglas County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Douglas County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 7, 1852
County Seat Roseburg
Courthouse
Address Douglas County Courthouse
1036 SE Douglas Street Rm 221
Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541.440.4324
Douglas County Website


Contents

County Courthouse

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

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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.

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

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

Ordouglas.jpg

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Couglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Douglas County Oregon Genealogy 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)


 

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