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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpGilliamdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Gilliam County Court House as of May 2004.
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''Gilliam county''' was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County 25 February 1885. Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County 17 Feb 1899. Named for Cornelius Gilliam, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre. <br>The county seat is Condon.
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=== Cities ===
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=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
  
Arlington | Condon | Lonerock
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[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html Gilliam County Courthouse]<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork
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'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County.
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington  
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===== Cities  =====
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[[Arlington, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Oregon|Lonerock]]
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[[Alville, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Oregon|Trail Fork]]
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===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
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[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State
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==== 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. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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== Genealogy Websites  ==
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*1900
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*1910
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*1930
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_River Columbia River]
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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>
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Gilliam/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] *[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207108|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Gilliam County.
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== References ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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Revision as of 22:28, 26 November 2012

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Gilliam County Courthouse
221 South Oregon Street
Condon, Or 97823
Phone: 541-384-2311

County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1885.[1]

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County.

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork

Defunct Post Offices

Ajax

Neighboring Counties

Morrow | Sherman | Wasco | Wheeler | Klickitat County, Washington State

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

Federal

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Gilliam 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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).