Multnomah County, Oregon

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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
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'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island.  
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'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
  
 
The county seat is Portland.  
 
The county seat is Portland.  
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[http://www.gfo.org/ The Genealogical Forum of Oregon] has placed an index on-line to the following marriage books: ([[Access Codes|FI$]])  
 
[http://www.gfo.org/ The Genealogical Forum of Oregon] has placed an index on-line to the following marriage books: ([[Access Codes|FI$]])  
  
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1855/index.htm 1855 - 1874 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1875/index.htm 1875 - 1879 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1880/index.htm 1880 - 1884 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1895/index.htm 1895 - 1899 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/

Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Quick Facts

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

Parent Counties

22 December 1854: Multnomah county was created from Clackamas and Washington Counties. Named after Native American people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. [1]

The county seat is Portland.

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Fairview | Gresham | Lake Oswego | Maywood Park | Milwaukie | Portland | Troutdale | Wood Village

Communities
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Bonneville | Bridal Veil | Corbett | Dunthorpe | Latourell | Riverwood

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Columbia | Hood River | Washington | Washington counties: Clark | Skamania

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895---State census, lists only names (no age or birthplace). An index is available in the Oregon Historical Records Index, at the Oregon State Archives.
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon has placed an index on-line to the following marriage books: (FI$)

The Index provides the following information:

  1. Surname and given Name
  2. Spouse’s Surname and given name
  3. Year
  4. Volume
  5. Page

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)