Gilliam County, Oregon

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Douglas, Oregon)
(correction)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px|Or-gilliam.png]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
=== County Courthouse  ===
 +
[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ Gilliam County Government]
  
Gilliam County Courthouse<br> 221 S Oregon Street<br> Condon, OR 97823<br>Phone: 541.384.2311&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court&nbsp;<br>and land records&nbsp;from 1885&nbsp;
+
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/gilliam/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Gilliam County Court House as of August 2008.
  
=== Records Held at the Courhouse  ===
+
Gilliam County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
 
+
*[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.
+
  
 
*Record Loss:
 
*Record Loss:
  
== Quick Facts  ==
+
== Historical Facts  ==
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Gilliam County, Oregon Named for {{wpd|Cornelius Gilliam}}, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.  
 
{{Wikipedia|Gilliam County, Oregon Named for {{wpd|Cornelius Gilliam}}, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.  
Line 17: Line 16:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''25 February 1885:''' Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
+
'''25 February 1885:''' Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 35: Line 34:
 
  Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.
 
  Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.
  
[[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]]
+
[[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]]  
  
=====Defunct Post Offices =====
+
===== Defunct Post Offices =====
[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]
+
 
 +
[[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
+
[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State  
 +
 
 +
==== Trivia Tidbits ====
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
+
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]]  
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  ==
Line 71: Line 72:
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps ===
+
=== Maps ===
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
=== Migration  ===
Line 84: Line 85:
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
=== Probate Records ===
+
=== Probate Records ===
  
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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]]
+
 
 +
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]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
Line 95: Line 97:
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
Line 108: Line 110:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
+
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
{{Oregon}}
+
 
{{Oregon-stub}}
+
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 07:28, 16 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Gilliam County
File:Or-gilliam.png
Or-gilliam.png

Contents

County Courthouse

Gilliam County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Gilliam County Court House as of August 2008.

Gilliam County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

{{Wikipedia|Gilliam County, Oregon 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.

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. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 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).