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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County''
  
== [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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{{ORDC}}
  
P.O. Box 427<br>Condon, OR 97823
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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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=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>
  
'''Gilliam county''' was created from Wasco County 25 February 1885. Parts were taken to form 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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County.  
  
 
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[[Arlington, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Oregon|Lonerock]]
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*Alville
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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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*Olex
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*Rock Creek
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[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]
*Thirtymile
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
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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  
 
[[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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==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Migration ===
  
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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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>
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
*[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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=== Newspapers  ===
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207108&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Gilliam&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Gilliam County.
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=== Probate 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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=== Taxation  ===
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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.
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 22:28, 26 November 2012

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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).