Gilliam County, Oregon

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Gilliam County]]  
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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}}
  
[[Image:Or-gilliam-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire]] P.O. Box 427<br>Condon, OR 97823  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Gilliam County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1899
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Condon
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| building address = Gilliam County Courthouse<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br>[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html '''Gilliam County Website'''] }}
  
=== Records Held at the Courhouse  ===
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[[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|325px|Or-gilliam.png]]
  
*[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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*Record Loss:
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
== Quick History  ==
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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>  
 
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Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_Gilliam Cornelius Gilliam], who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilliam_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''25 February 1885:''' Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County.  
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Arlington | Condon | Lonerock  
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[[Arlington, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Oregon|Lonerock]]
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork  
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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]]
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[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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[[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  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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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:
  
==== Court ====
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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>
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Military  ====
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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 ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Gilliam/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*[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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*{{FHL|207108|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Gilliam County.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
  
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 02:04, 13 March 2013

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Gilliam County, Oregon
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1899
County Seat Condon
Courthouse
Address Gilliam County Courthouse
221 South Oregon Street
Condon, Or 97823
Phone: 541-384-2311
Gilliam County Website
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

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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).