Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Morrow County''''' [[Image:Or-morrow.png|right|400px|Or-morrow.png]]  
  
=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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[http://www.morrowcountyoregon.com/ Morrow County Government]
  
Morrow County Courthouse<br> 100 N Court Street<br> Heppner, OR 97836<br> Phone:. 541.676.5603<br>&nbsp;<br>County Clerk has marriage, probate, <br>divorce and court records from 1885<br>
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/morrow/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wallowa County Court House as of August 2008.
  
[http://www.morrowcountyoregon.com/ &nbsp;]
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MorrowCounty Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
  
=== Quick Facts  ===
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Morrow County, Oregon}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Morrow County, Oregon}}  
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===== Discontinued Post Offices  =====
 
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] | [[Alpine, Morrow County, Oregon|Alpine]] |
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] | [[Alpine, Morrow County, Oregon|Alpine]] |  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington
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[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington  
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
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==== Trivia Tidbits ====
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Morrow County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; 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. [[Morrow County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
=== Maps ===
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=== Migration  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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=== Probate Records ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Morrow County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Morrow County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation<br>  ===
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Boardman Oregon Family History Center]]
 
*[[Boardman Oregon Family History Center]]
  
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 06:54, 16 August 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Morrow County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wallowa County Court House as of August 2008.

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

Historical Facts

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

Parent Counties

16 February 1885: Morrow county was created from the western portion of Umatilla and the small eastern portion of Wasco Counties. [1]

Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

  • County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Communities
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Eightmile | Ruggs

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton | Alpine |

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington

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

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property

History

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy 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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).