Klamath County, Oregon Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Klamath County'' [[Image:Or-klamath.png|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Klamath County''
  
== [http://www.co.klamath.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Klamath County Clerk's Office<br>305 Main Street<br>Klamath Falls, OR 97601<br>
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== History ==
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=== County Courthouse <br> ===
  
*Named for a tribe of [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.
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[http://courts.oregon.gov/Klamath/ Klamath County Courthouse]<br>304 Main Street<br>Klamath Falls, Or 97601-6385<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1882 <br>and military records from 1919. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Klamath 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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[http://www.klamathcounty.org/ Klamath County Government]
  
*Created from west part of [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake County]] 17 October 1882.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/klamath/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Klamath County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
  
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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*Record Loss:
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpklamathdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.
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== Historical Facts  ==
  
==== Record Loss ====
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{{Wikipedia|Klamath County, Oregon}} Named for a tribe of [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Klamath County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''17 October 1882:''' Created from west part of [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake 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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[[Bonanza, Oregon|Bonanza]] | [[Chiloquin, Oregon|Chiloquin]] | [[Klamath Falls, Oregon|Klamath Falls]] | [[Malin, Oregon|Malin]] | [[Merrill, Oregon|Merrill]]  
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[[Algoma, Oregon|Algoma]] | [[Altamont, Oregon|Altamont]] | [[Beatty, Oregon|Beatty]] | [[Bly, Oregon|Bly]] | [[Chemult, Oregon|Chemult]] | [[Dairy, Oregon|Dairy]] | [[Gilchrist, Oregon|Gilchrist]] | [[Keno, Oregon|Keno]] | [[Midland, Oregon|Midland]] | [[Pine Grove, Klamath County, Oregon|Pine Grove]] | [[Sprague River, Oregon|Sprague River]]
  
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*Algoma
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*Beatty
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Klamath
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*Dairy
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
*Gilchrist
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*Keno
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*Midland
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[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | California counties: [[Modoc County, California|Modoc]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]]
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*Sprague River
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
  
===== Indian Reservation  =====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Klamath County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
*Klamath
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== Resources  ==
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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=== Biography ===
  
[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | [[Lake County, Oregon|Lake]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | California counties: [[Modoc County, California|Modoc]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Klamath County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Klamath County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Chiloquin Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Klamath Falls Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Yonna Valley Oregon Family History Center]] (Bonanza)
  
 
== Genealogy Websites  ==
 
== Genealogy Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/klamath/ The Klamath County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/klamath/ The Klamath County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/klamath/klamathtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Klamath County.
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Klamath/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/klamath/klamathtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Klamath County. (Backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/klamath/klamathtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207134&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Klamath&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Klamath County.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/klamath/klamathtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
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*{{FHL|207134|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 06:30, 30 January 2013

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Contents

County Courthouse

Klamath County Courthouse
304 Main Street
Klamath Falls, Or 97601-6385

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1882
and military records from 1919.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Klamath County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Klamath County Court House as of August 2006.

Klamath 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: Klamath County, Oregon
Named for a tribe of Native Americans living in the area at the time the first white explorers entered the region, the Klamaths.

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

Parent County

17 October 1882: Created from west part of Lake County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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

Bonanza | Chiloquin | Klamath Falls | Malin | Merrill

Communities

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

Algoma | Altamont | Beatty | Bly | Chemult | Dairy | Gilchrist | Keno | Midland | Pine Grove | Sprague River

Indian Reservation

Klamath

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Douglas | Jackson | Lake | Lane | California counties: Modoc | Siskiyou

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Federal

1890
1900
1910
1920
1930

Church History and Records (Rural)

Court

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

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

Genealogy Websites

References

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