Morrow County, Oregon

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'''Morrow county''' was created from [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties 16 February 1885. 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.
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Morrow County'''''
  
The county seat is Heppner.
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmorrowdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
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[[Image:Or-morrow.png|right|400px|Or-morrow.png]]  
  
'''Cities:''' Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington
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=== County Courthouse <br>  ===
  
'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Cecil | Clarke | Eightmile | Ella | Galloway | Gooseberry | hardman | Lena | Morgan | Pine City | Ruggs | Valby
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[http://morrowcountyoregon.com/ Morrow County Courthouse]<br>100 North Court Street<br>Heppner, Or 97836<br>Phone: 541-676-5603<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1885. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrow County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''Discontinued Post Offices''': [[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] |
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[http://www.morrowcountyoregon.com/ Morrow County Government]  
  
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormorrow/ The Morrow County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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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 Morrow County Court House as of August 2008.
  
'''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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Morrow County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
  
== Resources ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
==== Biographies ====
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{{Wikipedia|Morrow County, Oregon}}
  
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==== Parent Counties  ====
  
==== Church Records ====
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'''16 February 1885:''' Morrow county was created from the western portion of [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] and the small eastern portion of [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties. <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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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.
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Morrow County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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The county seat is Heppner.
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmorrowdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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[[Boardman, Oregon|Boardman]] | [[Heppner, Oregon|Heppner]] | [[Ione, Oregon|Ione]] | [[Irrigon, Oregon|Irrigon]] | [[Lexington, Oregon|Lexington]]
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[[Eightmile, Oregon|Eightmile]] | [[Ruggs, Oregon|Ruggs]]
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===== Discontinued Post Offices  =====
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] | [[Alpine, Morrow County, Oregon|Alpine]] |
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== Neighboring Counties  ==
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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
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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. [[Morrow County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== Biography  ===
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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/Columbia_River Columbia 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 VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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=== Military History and 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. [[Morrow County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Taxation<br>  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormorrow/ The Morrow County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Morrow/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207196|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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Revision as of 22:43, 26 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Morrow County Courthouse
100 North Court Street
Heppner, Or 97836
Phone: 541-676-5603

County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1885. [1]

Morrow County Government

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

Morrow County 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. [2]

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

Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

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

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