Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy

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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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Revision as of 07:49, 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:

Quick History

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

Wikipedia

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].