Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy

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== [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
[[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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[[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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=== Records Held at the Courhouse  ===
 
=== Records Held at the Courhouse  ===
  
*[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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*[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  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Named for Cornelius Gilliam, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.
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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.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County 25 February 1885. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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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>  
*Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County 17 Feb 1899.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''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>  
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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Arlington | Condon | Lonerock  
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*Arlington
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*Condon
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*Lonerock
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork  
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*Alville
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*Clem
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*Eddy
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*Igo
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*Mayville  
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*Mikkalo
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*Olex
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*Rock Creek
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*Thirtymile
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*Trail Fork
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=== 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  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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*1890
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*1900
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*1910
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*1930
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[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]]  
 
*[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]]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County (mirror site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County (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.
 
*[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.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 06:33, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Gilliam County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire
P.O. Box 427
Condon, OR 97823

Records Held at the Courhouse

  • Record Loss:

History

  • Named for Cornelius Gilliam, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.

Parent County

25 February 1885: Created from Wasco County. [1]

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County. [1]

Populated Places

Cities

Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities

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

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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].