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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lincoln County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon Genealogy|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lincoln County''  
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Guide to '''Lincoln County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| county = Lincoln County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1893
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = Newport
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| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>225 W Olive Street<br>Newport, OR 97365<br>Phone: 541.265.4131<br>[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
 
=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>225 W Olive Street<br>Newport, OR 97365<br>Phone:&nbsp;&nbsp;541.265.4131&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1916, <br>marriage records from 1905, land records from 1893, <br>military discharge records from 1945 and voter <br>registration from 1920.<br>District Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1916, <br>marriage records from 1905, land records from 1893, <br>military discharge records from 1945 and voter <br>registration from 1920.<br>District Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ &nbsp;]  
 
[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ &nbsp;]  
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
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'''20 February 1893:''' The county was created from [[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] and [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. <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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'''20 February 1893:''' The county was created from [[Benton County, Oregon Genealogy|Benton]] and [[Polk County, Oregon Genealogy|Polk]] Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplincolndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplincolndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Depoe Bay, Oregon|Depoe Bay]] | [[Lincoln City, Oregon|Lincoln City]] | [[Newport, Oregon|Newport]] | [[Siletz, Oregon|Siletz]] | [[Toledo, Oregon|Toledo]] | [[Waldport, Oregon|Waldport]] | [[Yachats, Oregon|Yachats]]  
 
[[Depoe Bay, Oregon|Depoe Bay]] | [[Lincoln City, Oregon|Lincoln City]] | [[Newport, Oregon|Newport]] | [[Siletz, Oregon|Siletz]] | [[Toledo, Oregon|Toledo]] | [[Waldport, Oregon|Waldport]] | [[Yachats, Oregon|Yachats]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Agate Beach, Oregon|Agate Beach]] | [[Beverly Beach, Oregon|Beverly Beach]] | [[Chitwood, Oregon|Chitwood]] | [[Eddyville, Oregon|Eddyville]] | [[Fisher, Oregon|Fisher]] | [[Gleneden Beach, Oregon|Gleneden Beach]] | [[Kernville, Oregon|Kernville]] | [[Lincoln Beach, Oregon|Lincoln Beach]] | [[Otis, Oregon|Otis]] | [[Otter Rock, Oregon|Otter Rock]] | [[Rose Lodge, Oregon|Rose Lodge]] | [[Seal Rock, Oregon|Seal Rock]] | [[Tidewater, Oregon|Tidewater]]  
 
[[Agate Beach, Oregon|Agate Beach]] | [[Beverly Beach, Oregon|Beverly Beach]] | [[Chitwood, Oregon|Chitwood]] | [[Eddyville, Oregon|Eddyville]] | [[Fisher, Oregon|Fisher]] | [[Gleneden Beach, Oregon|Gleneden Beach]] | [[Kernville, Oregon|Kernville]] | [[Lincoln Beach, Oregon|Lincoln Beach]] | [[Otis, Oregon|Otis]] | [[Otter Rock, Oregon|Otter Rock]] | [[Rose Lodge, Oregon|Rose Lodge]] | [[Seal Rock, Oregon|Seal Rock]] | [[Tidewater, Oregon|Tidewater]]  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]]  
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[[Benton County, Oregon Genealogy|Benton]] | [[Lane County, Oregon Genealogy|Lane]] | [[Polk County, Oregon Genealogy|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon Genealogy|Tillamook]]  
  
 
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Biography[[Trivia Tidbits, Lincoln County, Oregon|<br>]]  ===
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
 
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps ===
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=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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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  ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lincoln City Oregon Family History Center]]  
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*[[Lincoln City Oregon Family History Center]] 3565 NE Devils Lake Rd Lincoln City OR 97367-5038 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/3565+NE+West+Devils+Lake+Rd,+Lincoln+City,+OR+97367/@44.99222,-123.9979436,688m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54ea92bc9681aff1:0x21ade6e605bcf03b Location on Map]  
*[[Newport Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Newport Oregon Family History Center]] 2229 NE Crestview Dr Newport OR 97365 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/2229+NE+Crestview+Dr,+Newport,+OR+97365/@44.6544948,-124.0502435,692m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54c1d62726b285bf:0x18b490213196b009 Locaton on Map]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/lincoln-county/ Lincoln County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlincol/ The Lincoln County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlincol/ The Lincoln County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
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== References  ==
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== Lincoln County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Lincoln County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lincoln County, Oregon
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Map of Oregon highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Oregon
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Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1893
County Seat Newport
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
225 W Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: 541.265.4131
Lincoln County Website


Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1916,
marriage records from 1905, land records from 1893,
military discharge records from 1945 and voter
registration from 1920.
District Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

 

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20 February 1893: The county was created from Benton and Polk Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. [2]

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.

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

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Depoe Bay | Lincoln City | Newport | Siletz | Toledo | Waldport | Yachats

Communities

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Agate Beach | Beverly Beach | Chitwood | Eddyville | Fisher | Gleneden Beach | Kernville | Lincoln Beach | Otis | Otter Rock | Rose Lodge | Seal Rock | Tidewater

Indian Reservation

Siletz, located on the Siletz River (Confederated Tribes of Siletz - specifically - the Rogue River tribe, Shasta, Scoton, Shasta Costa (or Shistakwasta), Grave Creek tribe, Chetco, Coquille (or Mishikwutmetunne), Tututni (or Tututunne), Tolowa, and likely a small number of Siuslaw, Coos, Latgawa, Dakubetede, Taltushtuntude, Takelma, and Kuitsh peoples.)

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Lane | Polk | Tillamook

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 (Rural)

Census

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

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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

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

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

Lincoln County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)

 

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