Jefferson County, Oregon GenealogyEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(fix)
m (Text replace - "See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]" to "")
 
(17 intermediate revisions by 8 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Jefferson County''  
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon Genealogy|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Jefferson County''  
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Jefferson County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
{{ORDC}}  
 
{{ORDC}}  
  
[[Image:Or-jefferson.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
+
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Jefferson County
 +
| county_map = Oregon Jefferson County Map.png
 +
| state = Oregon
 +
| state_map = Oregon.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1914
 +
| founded date = Decembr 12
 +
| seat = Madras
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address = Jefferson County Courthouse<br>75 SE C Street<br>Madras, Or 97741-1709<br>Phone: 541-475-4451<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court_records=Jefferson_County_Circuit_Court&court=1200 '''Jefferson County Website'''] }}
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
 
=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court_records=Jefferson_County_Circuit_Court&court=1200 Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>75 SE&nbsp;C Street<br>Madras, Or 97741-1709<br>Phone: 541-475-4451<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1914. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
+
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1914. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/ Jefferson County Government]  
 
[http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/ Jefferson County Government]  
Line 23: Line 38:
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
  
{{Wikipedia|Jefferson County, Oregon}} Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jefferson_(Oregon) Mount Jefferson], located on west boundary. It was named in turn for {{wpd|Thomas Jefferson}}, third president of the United States of America by {{wpd|Lewis and Clark Expedition}}.  
+
{| style="float: right;" border="0"
 +
|-
 +
| {{Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon}}
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | {{Wikipedia|Jefferson County, Oregon}}
 +
|}
 +
Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Jefferson_(Oregon) Mount Jefferson], located on west boundary. It was named in turn for {{wpd|Thomas Jefferson}}, third president of the United States of America by {{wpd|Lewis and Clark Expedition}}.  
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
+
[[Trivia Tidbits, Jefferson County, Oregon Genealogy|Trivia Tidbits]]: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''12 Decembr 1914:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook County]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
+
'''12 Decembr 1914:''' Created from [[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy|Crook 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  ====
 +
For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
Line 39: Line 61:
 
===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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.  
  
 
[[Culver, Oregon|Culver]] | [[Madras, Oregon|Madras]] | [[Metolius, Oregon|Metolius]]  
 
[[Culver, Oregon|Culver]] | [[Madras, Oregon|Madras]] | [[Metolius, Oregon|Metolius]]  
Line 45: Line 67:
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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.  
  
 
[[Ashwood, Oregon|Ashwood]] | [[Camp Sherman, Oregon|Camp Sherman]] | [[Horse Heaven, Oregon|Horse Heaven]] | [[Warm Springs, Oregon|Warm Springs]]  
 
[[Ashwood, Oregon|Ashwood]] | [[Camp Sherman, Oregon|Camp Sherman]] | [[Horse Heaven, Oregon|Horse Heaven]] | [[Warm Springs, Oregon|Warm Springs]]  
Line 51: Line 73:
 
===== Indian Reservation  =====
 
===== Indian Reservation  =====
  
Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)
+
Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]]  
+
[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy|Crook]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon Genealogy|Deschutes]] | [[Linn County, Oregon Genealogy|Linn]] | [[Marion County, Oregon Genealogy|Marion]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy|Wheeler]]  
  
 
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
 
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
Line 82: Line 104:
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
==== Maps ====
+
=== Maps ===
 +
 
 +
[[Image:Orjefferson.jpg|600px]]
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
Line 97: Line 121:
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 +
See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
  
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/jefferson-county/ Jefferson County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 +
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orjeffer/ The Jefferson County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orjeffer/ The Jefferson County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jefferson/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Jefferson/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
+
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/jefferson/jeffersontoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207129|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
 
*{{FHL|207129|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
== References  ==
+
== Jefferson County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
  
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Oregon]]

Latest revision as of 21:01, 31 August 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Jefferson County

Guide to Jefferson County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Oregon
Online Records



Jefferson County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded Decembr 12, 1914
County Seat Madras
Courthouse
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
75 SE C Street
Madras, Or 97741-1709
Phone: 541-475-4451
Jefferson County Website


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1914. [1]

Jefferson County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Jefferson County Court House as of July 2011.

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

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs maintain separate government.

  • Culver was the county seat 1914 to 1916
  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Adopt-a-wiki page
Genealogical Council of Oregon logo.jpg This page adopted by:
Genealogical Council of Oregon
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Jefferson County, Oregon
Named for Mount Jefferson, located on west boundary. It was named in turn for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of America by Lewis and Clark Expedition. 

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

12 Decembr 1914: Created from Crook County. [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Culver | Madras | Metolius

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Ashwood | Camp Sherman | Horse Heaven | Warm Springs

Indian Reservation

Warm Springs (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs)

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Deschutes | Linn | Marion | Wasco | Wheeler

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 (rural area)

Gray Butte Cemetery

Census

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orjefferson.jpg

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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

Jefferson County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson 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)

 

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 31 August 2015, at 21:01.
  • This page has been accessed 7,117 times.