Grant County, Oregon Genealogy

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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County set off . <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>  
 
'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County set off . <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>  
  
'''23 February 1899:''' [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] County set off. <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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'''23 February 1899:''' [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] County set off. <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>  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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*1880 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated. This includes what is now Burns, Harney, etc.  
 
*1880 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated. This includes what is now Burns, Harney, etc.  
*1890 - most census's burned in fire and not available. Try finding state census.
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*1890 - most census's burned in fire and not available. Try finding state census.  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States 1900 Census]  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States 1900 Census]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7884 United States 1910 Census] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7884 United States 1910 Census] $  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061&offerid=0:7858:0 United States 1920 Census] $
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*[http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/index.asp Blue Mountain Eagle (Grant County Paper)]  
 
*[http://www.bluemountaineagle.com/index.asp Blue Mountain Eagle (Grant County Paper)]  
 
*[http://newspaperarchive.com/ForgotPassword.aspx?value=invalid Newspaper Archives]&nbsp;$ &nbsp;Good Site
 
*[http://newspaperarchive.com/ForgotPassword.aspx?value=invalid Newspaper Archives]&nbsp;$ &nbsp;Good Site
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==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County (backup site)  
 
*w[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact ebtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Grant County, Oregon. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.<br>  
 
*w[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact ebtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Grant County, Oregon. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.<br>  
 
*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/grant/ Grant County Oregon History &amp; Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/grant/ Grant County Oregon History &amp; Genealogy]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#start familysearch.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;Records being added daily from indexing Granite Mountain Vault in Salt Lake City  
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#start familysearch.org] Records being added daily from indexing Granite Mountain Vault in Salt Lake City  
 
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*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/ Family History Library FAVORITES]&nbsp;&nbsp;Most used sites at Salt Lake City Family History Library. Click on the country on the MAP to see what is available for that state or country. &nbsp;Easy site to use. Updated regularly.
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*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/ Family History Library FAVORITES] Most used sites at Salt Lake City Family History Library. Click on the country on the MAP to see what is available for that state or country. &nbsp;Easy site to use. Updated regularly.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207112&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Grant&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog for Grant County].<br>
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207112 Family History Library Catalog for Grant County].<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:36, 21 June 2010

Grant County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 14, 1862
County Seat Canyon City
Courthouse
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Website: gcoregonlive2.com
Named for: General Ulysses S. Grant
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United States > Oregon > Grant County
Wikipedia
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Contents

County Courthouse

Grant County Court
201 S. Humboldt St., #280
Canyon City, OR 97820

  • Records Held at the Courthouse
    County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Grant County Court House as of July 2004.
  • Records Loss:

Quick Facts

Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.

Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.

Parent Counties

14 October 1864: Grant county was created from Wasco and Umatilla Counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County set off . [1]

23 February 1899: Harney County set off. [1]

Places / Localities

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Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural) 

Census

  • 1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated

Church History and Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Land and Deeds Records

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].