Grant County, Oregon Genealogy

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| building address = Grant County Court<br>201 S. Humboldt St., #280<br>Canyon City, OR 97820
 
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''[[United States|United States]] &gt; [[Oregon|Oregon]] &gt; Grant County'' {{Wikipedia|Grant County, Oregon}}
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''[[United States|United States]] &gt; [[Oregon|Oregon]] &gt; Grant County''  
  
=== County Courthouse ===
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Grant County, Oregon}}
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Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.
  
Grant County Court<br>201 S. Humboldt St., #280<br>Canyon City, OR 97820
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Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
*Records Held at the Courthouse<br>[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpgrantdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Grant County Court House as of July 2004.
 
*Records Held at the Courthouse<br>[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpgrantdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Grant County Court House as of July 2004.
  
 
*Records Loss:
 
*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.<br>
 
  
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
'''14 October 1864:''' Grant county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] and [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] Counties. <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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'''14 October 1864:''' Grant county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] and [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] Counties. {{WorldCat|50140092}}<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''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>
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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County set off.
  
'''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.
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Cemeteries (Rural)&nbsp; ====
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
  
 
*[http://oregongravestones.org/ Oregon Gravestones.org]  
 
*[http://oregongravestones.org/ Oregon Gravestones.org]  
*[http://74.125.155.132/search?q=cache:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi FindAGrave.org]<br>
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*[http://74.125.155.132/search?q=cache:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi FindAGrave.org]
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated
 
*1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0:7858:0 United States 1930 Census] $
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0:7858:0 United States 1930 Census] $
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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=== Church History and Records  ===
  
==== Court Records  ====
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=== Court Records  ===
  
==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Grant County, Oregon
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Grant County, Oregon
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=== History ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
==== Land and Deeds Records ====
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=== Maps ===
 
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==== History  ====
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==== Maps ====
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=== Military ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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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
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*[http://newspaperarchive.com/ForgotPassword.aspx?value=invalid Newspaper Archives] ($)
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.  
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
 
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Grant/ Linkpendium]
 
*[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)  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Grant_County,_Oregon]]
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 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
Or-grant-ch.jpg
Address Grant County Court
201 S. Humboldt St., #280
Canyon City, OR 97820
Website: gcoregonlive2.com
Named for: General Ulysses S. Grant
Grant-ulyssess.jpg

United States > Oregon > Grant County

Contents

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Grant County, Oregon

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.

County Courthouse

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

Parent Counties

14 October 1864: Grant county was created from Wasco and Umatilla Counties. WorldCat 50140092[1]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County set off.

23 February 1899: Harney County set off.

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

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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