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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Hood River County'' [[Image:Or-hood-river.png|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hood River County''
  
== [http://www.co.hood-river.or.us/ County Courthouse ]  ==
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{{ORDC}}
  
Hood River County<br>601 State Street<br>Hood River, OR 97031<br>(541) 386-3970 (phone)<br>
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[[Image:Or-hood-river.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
== History ==
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=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
  
*Named for Hood River, a tributary of Columbia River.
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[http://www.co.hood-river.or.us/ Hood River County Courthouse]<br>309 State Street<br>Hood River, Or 97031-2037<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,<br> and court records from 1908 and land records <br>from 1895.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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<br> [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/hoodriver/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Hood River County Court House as of July 2009.
  
Created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] 23 June 1908.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Hood River County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).  
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*Record Loss:
  
=== Records Held at the Courthouse ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cphoodriverdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Hood River County Court House and other locations as of June 2004.  
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{{Wikipedia|Hood River County, Oregon}} Named for {{wpd|Hood River (Oregon)|Hood River}}, a tributary of Columbia River.  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''23 June 1908:''' 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>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
*Cascade Locks  
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*Hood River
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[[Cascade Locks, Oregon|Cascade Locks]] | [[Hood River, Oregon|Hood River]]
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
*Dee
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*Mount Hood  
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*Odell  
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[[Dee, Oregon|Dee]] | [[Mount Hood, Oregon|Mount Hood]] | [[Odell, Oregon|Odell]] | [[Parkdale, Oregon|Parkdale]] | [[Pine Grove, Hood River County, Oregon|Pine Grove]]
*Parkdale  
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*Pine Grove
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]  
 
[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]  
  
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== Resources  ==
  
== Family History Resources ==
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
=== '''Histories, Biographies, and Genealogies'''  ===
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*Oregon State Archives, [http://genealogy.state.or.us/ Genealogical Information Locator]
  
Hood River Genealogical Information - Families and Individuals from Public Records,&nbsp;[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm], by Jeffrey W. Bryant. This database contains Hood River County related information from the following sources:
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
Hines, H. K, "An Illustrated History of the State of Oregon,"&nbsp;Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1893.  
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*Soldiers of 1861-1865 buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Oregon, by Jean Williams Koops and Patricia F. Combs
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/hoodriver/pgcem/pine_grove_cem_burials.htm Pine Grove Butte Cemetery Records]
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm Index of Idlewilde Cemetery], Hood River Oregon, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
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*Hood River County Cemeteries, Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society
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*[http://www.Findagrave.com www.Findagrave.com] particularly for burials in Idlewilde Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, and Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.
  
An Illustrated History of Central Oregon, embracing Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties,&nbsp;Western Historical Publishing Company, Spokane, Washington, 1905
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=== Census  ===
  
Belmont Methodist Church, Hood River, Oregon - Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals 1886 - 1914
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*Japanese Population in Oregon - October 1, 1928
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*Hood River School Census 1933, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
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*Hood River School Census 1940, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  
Census: Japanese Population in Oregon - October 1, 1928
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=== Church History and Records  ===
  
Directory, Oregon-Washington Telephone Company, Hood River, Oregon January 1st, 1919,&nbsp;Reprinted by Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society
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*Rural Area Only
  
Dragonville Sketches - Hood River High School, A Picture History,&nbsp;by John Lamphiear
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=== Court Records  ===
  
History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties
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=== Directories  ===
  
History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon, compiled by Mrs. Della M. Coon
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*Telephone Directory - 1973 - Hood River - Odell - Dee - Parkdale, Oregon  
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*1905 Hood River Telephone Directory
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*Directory, Oregon-Washington Telephone Company, Hood River, Oregon January 1st, 1919, Reprinted by Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society
  
History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1982,&nbsp;Hood River County Historical Society
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=== Ethnic Groups  ===
  
History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1987,&nbsp;Hood River County Historical Society
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*Japanese-Americans of the Mid-Columbia Area and Their Relatives, Roy Higashi
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*National Archives: Japanese American Internment Files, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
  
Carey, Charles Henry, "History of Oregon,"&nbsp;Chicago: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co., 1922.
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
History of the Columbia River Valley, from The Dalles to the Sea, by Fred Lockley
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=== History ===
  
McNeal, William H., "History of Wasco County, Oregon,"&nbsp;The Dalles, Ore.: unknown, 1954?  
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*Dragonville Sketches - Hood River High School, A Picture History, by John Lamphiear
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*History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon, compiled by Mrs. Della M. Coon
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*History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1982, Hood River County Historical Society
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*History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1987, Hood River County Historical Society
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*History of Oregon, Carey, Charles Henry, Chicago: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co., 1922.
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*History of the Columbia River Valley, from The Dalles to the Sea, by Fred Lockley
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*History of Wasco County, Oregon, McNeal, William H., The Dalles, Ore.: unknown, 1954?  
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*An Illustrated History of Central Oregon, embracing Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties, Western Historical Publishing Company, Spokane, Washington, 1905
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*Portland, Oregon, its history and builders, Chicago:Gaston, Joseph, S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1911.
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*Portrait and biographical record of Portland and vicinity, Oregon, Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1903.
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~westklic/hrhistory.html Hood River Area History] from selected newspaper articles, transcribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer
  
Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935,&nbsp;Compiled by Jane Myers,&nbsp;Cottage Grove Genealogical Society
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
1905 Hood River Telephone Directory
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ Land Patent Details - BLM GLO Records]
  
Hood River Area History from selected newspaper articles, transcribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer,&nbsp;http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~westklic/hrhistory.html
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=== Maps  ===
  
Hood River County Cemeteries,&nbsp;Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society
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=== Migration  ===
  
Hood River News Obituaries from: &nbsp;http://www.hoodrivernews.com/
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
 
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Hood River Glacier, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
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Hood River Sun,&nbsp;original copies at the Hood River Public Library
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Hood River News,&nbsp;original copies at the Hood River Public Library
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Hood River Mascot yearbooks, located at the Hood River Public Library
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Hood River School Census 1933,&nbsp;Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
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Hood River School Census 1940, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
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Index of Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River Oregon, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
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Japanese-Americans of the Mid-Columbia Area and Their Relatives,&nbsp;Roy Higashi
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Land Patent Details - BLM GLO Records, http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
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LDS Film 001974, Hood River Branch Records
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National Archives: Combat Area Casualties Current File, 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
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National Archives: Japanese American Internment Files,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
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<br>National Archives: Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950 - 2/7/1957,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
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Oregon Vital Records: Deaths 1903-1998, Ancestry.com
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Oregon State Archives, Genealogical Information Locator,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://genealogy.state.or.us/
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Pine Grove Butte Cemetery Records, Hood River Page on USGENWEB,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orhoodri/pgcem/pine_grove_cem_burials.htm
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Gaston, Joseph, "Portland, Oregon, its history and builders,"&nbsp;Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1911.
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Portrait and biographical record of Portland and vicinity, Oregon,&nbsp;Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1903.
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Social Security Death Index, Rootsweb.com,&nbsp;&nbsp;http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
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Soldiers of 1861-1865 buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Oregon, by Jean Williams Koops and Patricia F. Combs
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Telephone Directory - 1973 - Hood River - Odell - Dee - Parkdale, Oregon
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United States Census 1860, Wasco County, Oregon
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United States Census 1870, Wasco County, Oregon
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United States Census 1880, Wasco County, Oregon
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United States Census 1900, Wasco County, Oregon
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United States Census, 1910, Hood River County, Oregon
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United States Census, 1920, Hood River County, Oregon
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United States Census, 1930, Hood River County, Oregon
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Vitals from the Hood River Glacier, 1889-1903, tanscribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer,&nbsp;http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~westklic/hrgvitals.html
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Western States Marriage Record Index,&nbsp;http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm
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World War I Draft Registration Cards,&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp;1852057
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World War II Enlistment Records from NARA, Residence County: Hood River, Oregon
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WWI Civilian Draft Registrations - Ancestry.com<br>
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[http://www.findagrave.com http://www.findagrave.com/]
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[http://www.wyeasthigh.com/ http://www.wyeasthigh.com/]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries ====
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_River Columbia River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
  
==== Census ====
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=== Military ===
  
==== Church  ====
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*Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society
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*WWI Civilian Draft Registrations - Ancestry.com
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, FHL US/CAN Film 1852057 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm
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*World War II Enlistment Records from NARA, Residence County: Hood River, Oregon
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*National Archives: Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950 - 2/7/1957, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
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*National Archives: Combat Area Casualties Current File, 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
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*Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society
  
==== Court ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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*Hood River Glacier, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
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*Hood River Sun, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
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*Hood River News, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
  
==== Land ====
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=== Obituaries ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hoodrivernews.com/ Hood River News] Obituaries
  
An Illustrated History of Central Oregon, embracing Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties, Western Historical Publishing Company, Spokane, Washington, 1905
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Schools ===
  
==== Military  ====
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*Hood River Mascot yearbooks, located at the Hood River Public Library
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*[http://www.wyeasthigh.com/ Wy East High School]
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~westklic/hrgvitals.html Vitals from the Hood River Glacier], 1889-1903, tanscribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Record Index]
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*Oregon Vital Records: Deaths 1903-1998, Ancestry.com ($)
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Hood River Oregon Family History Center]]
  
[http://orgenweb.org/hoodriver/ The Hood River County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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== Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/hoodriver/hoodrivertoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Hood River County.
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*[http://orgenweb.org/hoodriver/ The Hood River County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/hoodriver/hoodrivertoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Hood River County. (Backup site)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Hood_River/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207118&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Hood+River&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Hood River County.
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm Hood River Genealogical Information - Families and Individuals from Public Records]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/hoodriver/hoodrivertoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/hoodriver/hoodrivertoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)
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*{{FHL|207118|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
  
 
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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Hood River County Courthouse
309 State Street
Hood River, Or 97031-2037

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
and court records from 1908 and land records
from 1895.[1]


County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Hood River County Court House as of July 2009.

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

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Hood River County, Oregon
Named for Hood River, a tributary of Columbia River.

Parent County

23 June 1908: Created from Wasco County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Cascade Locks | Hood River

Communities
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Dee | Mount Hood | Odell | Parkdale | Pine Grove

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Multnomah | Wasco | Washington counties: Klickitat | Skamania

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

  • Soldiers of 1861-1865 buried in Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Oregon, by Jean Williams Koops and Patricia F. Combs
  • Pine Grove Butte Cemetery Records
  • Index of Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River Oregon, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  • Hood River County Cemeteries, Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society
  • www.Findagrave.com particularly for burials in Idlewilde Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, and Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.

Census

  • Japanese Population in Oregon - October 1, 1928
  • Hood River School Census 1933, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant
  • Hood River School Census 1940, Hood River County School District, transcribed by Jeffrey W. Bryant

Church History and Records

  • Rural Area Only

Court Records

Directories

  • Telephone Directory - 1973 - Hood River - Odell - Dee - Parkdale, Oregon
  • 1905 Hood River Telephone Directory
  • Directory, Oregon-Washington Telephone Company, Hood River, Oregon January 1st, 1919, Reprinted by Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society

Ethnic Groups

  • Japanese-Americans of the Mid-Columbia Area and Their Relatives, Roy Higashi
  • National Archives: Japanese American Internment Files, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/

Gazetteers

History

  • Dragonville Sketches - Hood River High School, A Picture History, by John Lamphiear
  • History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon, compiled by Mrs. Della M. Coon
  • History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1982, Hood River County Historical Society
  • History of Hood River County, Oregon 1852 - 1987, Hood River County Historical Society
  • History of Oregon, Carey, Charles Henry, Chicago: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co., 1922.
  • History of the Columbia River Valley, from The Dalles to the Sea, by Fred Lockley
  • History of Wasco County, Oregon, McNeal, William H., The Dalles, Ore.: unknown, 1954?
  • An Illustrated History of Central Oregon, embracing Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties, Western Historical Publishing Company, Spokane, Washington, 1905
  • Portland, Oregon, its history and builders, Chicago:Gaston, Joseph, S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1911.
  • Portrait and biographical record of Portland and vicinity, Oregon, Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1903.
  • Hood River Area History from selected newspaper articles, transcribed by Jeffrey L. Elmer

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Hood River County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

  • Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society
  • WWI Civilian Draft Registrations - Ancestry.com
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, FHL US/CAN Film 1852057 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bryajw/HoodRiver/index.htm
  • World War II Enlistment Records from NARA, Residence County: Hood River, Oregon
  • National Archives: Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950 - 2/7/1957, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
  • National Archives: Combat Area Casualties Current File, 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998, http://aad.archives.gov/aad/
  • Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic, 1881-1935, Compiled by Jane Myers, Cottage Grove Genealogical Society

Newspapers

  • Hood River Glacier, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
  • Hood River Sun, original copies at the Hood River Public Library
  • Hood River News, original copies at the Hood River Public Library

Obituaries

Probate Records

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hood River County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).