Linn County, Oregon

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Linn County''
  
'''Linn county''' was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County 28 December 1847. Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri.
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The county seat is Albany.
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the xxx County Court House as of October 2004.
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
Cities: Albany | Brownsville | Gates | Halsey | Harrisburg | Idanha | Lebanon | Lyons | Mill City | Millersburg | Scio | Sodaville | Sweet Home | Waterloo
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[http://www.co.linn.or.us/ Linn County Courthouse]<br>300 4th Ave SW; PO Box 100; <br>Albany, OR 97321<br>Phone: 541.967.3831&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1850,<br>divorce, probate, and court records from 1854 <br>and military&nbsp; enumeration from 1905. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Linn County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
Unincorporated Communities: Cascadia | Crabtree | Crawfordsville | Foster | Marion Forks | Shedd | South Lebanon<br>Genealogy Websites: The Linn County GenWeb Project part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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Neighboring Counties: [[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]<br>
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[http://www.co.linn.or.us/ &nbsp;]
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Linn County, Oregon}}
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'''28 December 1847:''' Linn county was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. <ref> {{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHLC}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002) </ref>
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.
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*Record Loss:
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Parts were taken for
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*'''28 January 1851:''' [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] and [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] counties
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*'''11 January 1854:''' Part taken for [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] county
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=== Places / Localities  ===
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=== Populated Places  ===
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===== Cities  =====
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[[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Brownsville, Oregon|Brownsville]] | [[Gates, Oregon|Gates]] | [[Halsey, Oregon|Halsey]] | [[Harrisburg, Oregon|Harrisburg]] | [[Idanha, Oregon|Idanha]] | [[Lebanon, Oregon|Lebanon]] | [[Lyons, Oregon|Lyons]] | [[Mill City, Oregon|Mill City]] | [[Millersburg, Oregon|Millersburg]] | [[Scio, Oregon|Scio]] | [[Sodaville, Oregon|Sodaville]] | [[Sweet Home, Oregon|Sweet Home]] | [[Tangent, Oregon|Tangent]] | [[Waterloo, Oregon|Waterloo]]
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Cascadia, Oregon|Cascadia]] | [[Crabtree, Oregon|Crabtree]] | [[Crawfordsville, Oregon|Crawfordsville]] | [[Foster, Oregon|Foster]] | [[Jordan, Oregon|Jordan]] | [[Marion Forks, Oregon|Marion Forks]] | [[Riverside, Linn County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Santiam Junction, Oregon|Santiam Junction]] | [[Shedd, Oregon|Shedd]]
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===== Discontinued Post Offices  =====
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[[Abberdeen, Oregon|Abberdeen]] |
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
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[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]  
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Linn County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== Biography  ===
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82408 Knox Butte Cemetery, Albany] BillionGraves
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=== Census  ===
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*1850
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*1860
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*1870
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*1880
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*1890
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*1900
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*1905 State Transcription
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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=== Land and Deed Records  ===
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=== Maps  ===
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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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. [[Linn County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:
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Linn County records of deaths 1903-1915, 1915-1947 (the cover title of this one is "Register of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers", death certificates 1903-1947, coroner's inquest 1909-1960, index 1909-1960.
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lebanon Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Sweet Home Oregon Family History Center]]
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== Webites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlinn/ The Linn County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Linn/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207158|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Linn County Courthouse
300 4th Ave SW; PO Box 100;
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541.967.3831 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1850,
divorce, probate, and court records from 1854
and military  enumeration from 1905. [1]


 

Quick Facts

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

28 December 1847: Linn county was created from Champoeg County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. [2]

Boundary Changes

Parts were taken for

  • 11 January 1854: Part taken for Wasco county

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Albany | Brownsville | Gates | Halsey | Harrisburg | Idanha | Lebanon | Lyons | Mill City | Millersburg | Scio | Sodaville | Sweet Home | Tangent | Waterloo

Communities

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

Cascadia | Crabtree | Crawfordsville | Foster | Jordan | Marion Forks | Riverside | Santiam Junction | Shedd

Discontinued Post Offices

Abberdeen |

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Deschutes | Jefferson | Lane | Marion | Polk

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

  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1905 State Transcription
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Deed Records

Maps

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

The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:

Linn County records of deaths 1903-1915, 1915-1947 (the cover title of this one is "Register of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers", death certificates 1903-1947, coroner's inquest 1909-1960, index 1909-1960.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Webites

References

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