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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Malheur County''
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== History and Tidbits  ==
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'''Malheur county''' was created from [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County 17 Feb 1887. Named for the Malheur River, which flows through it.
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The county seat is Vale.  
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmalheurdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Malheur County Court House as of July 2005.
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=== County Courthouse<br>&nbsp;  ===
  
=== Cities  ===
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[http://www.malheurco.org/ Malheur County Courthouse]<br>251 B Street W<br>Vale, Or 97918<br>Phone: 541-473-5151<br><br>County Clerk hsa marriage, probate and land records from 1887. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Malheur County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
Adrian | Jordan Valley | Nyssa | Ontario | Vale
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=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
Annex | Arcadia | Arock | Basque | Beulah | Bohna | Bonita | Brogan | Cairo | Cake | Caviness | Clover | Cord | Creston | Crowley | Danner | Dell | Dennis | Eldorado | Harper | Home | Humboldt Basin | Ironside | Jamieson | Jordan Valley | Juntura | Malheur City | Nyssa Heights |&nbsp;Ontario Heights | Owyhee | Paris | Riverside | Rome | Sheaville | Warm Springs (historical) | Watson | Westfall | Willow Creek
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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[[Adrian, Oregon|Adrian]] | [[Jordan Valley, Oregon|Jordan Valley]] | [[Nyssa, Oregon|Nyssa]] | [[Ontario, Oregon|Ontario]] | [[Vale, Oregon|Vale]]
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Arock, Oregon|Arock]] | [[Brogan, Oregon|Brogan]] | [[Danner, Oregon|Danner]] | [[Juntura, Oregon|Juntura]] | [[McDermitt, Nevada-Oregon|McDermitt]] | [[Riverside, Malheur County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Rome, Oregon|Rome]]
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | '''Idaho '''counties: [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]] | [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]] | [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]] | [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], Nevada
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[[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | '''Idaho '''counties: [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]] | [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]] | [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]] | [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], Nevada  
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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. [[Malheur County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biographies ====
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Biography ===
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Malheur County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*1930
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snake_River Snake 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 V" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap5.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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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. [[Malheur County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
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Many early marriages are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
==== Church Records ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*Adrian
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*Nyssa
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*[[Nyssa Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Ontario Oregon Family History Center]]
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*Vale
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== Websites  ==
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Malheur County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/malheur/ The Malheur County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Malheur/ Linkpendium]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/malheur/malheurtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/malheur/malheurtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site]
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*{{FHL|207168|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Genealogy Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/malheur/ The Malheur County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]. [[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:Idaho|Portal:Idaho]]
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Revision as of 22:45, 26 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse
 

Malheur County Courthouse
251 B Street W
Vale, Or 97918
Phone: 541-473-5151

County Clerk hsa marriage, probate and land records from 1887. [1]

  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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

Adrian | Jordan Valley | Nyssa | Ontario | Vale

Communities

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

Arock | Brogan | Danner | Juntura | McDermitt | Riverside | Rome

Neighboring Counties

Baker | Grant | Harney | Idaho counties: Canyon | Owyhee | Payette | Washington | Humboldt, Nevada

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

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

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Malheur County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map V" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap5.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).