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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County'''''  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County'''''  
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Guide to '''Multnomah County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| county = Multnomah County
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = December 22
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| seat = Portland
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| building address = Multnomah County Courthouse<br>1021 SW 4th Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204-1123<br>Phone: 503.248.3511<br>[http://web.multco.us/ '''Multnomah County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== County Courthouse <br> ===
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[http://web.multco.us/ Multnomah County Courthouse]<br>1021 SW 4th Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204-1123<br>Phone:. 503.248.3511&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, court and land reco<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345048035612_352" />rds from 1854 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Multnomah County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has divorce, court and land reco<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345048035612_352" />rds from 1854 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Multnomah County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
[http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/ &nbsp;]  
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*[http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/ Multnomah County Courthouse]
  
 
=== Multnomah County Information  ===
 
=== Multnomah County Information  ===
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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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> ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 {{WorldCat|50140092}}, {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}</ref>  
 
'''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> ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 {{WorldCat|50140092}}, {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}</ref>  
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.  
 
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=== Trivia Tidbits  ===
 
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=== Cemeteries (Urbanized area in and near Portland)  ===
 
=== Cemeteries (Urbanized area in and near Portland)  ===
  
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*[http://www.lenzenresearch.com/carutherscem.html Caruthers, Beth Israel, Jefferson Street, and Stark Cemeteries], early Portland cemeteries.
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83179 Pleasant Home Cemetery, Gresham] BillionGraves  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83179 Pleasant Home Cemetery, Gresham] BillionGraves  
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*[http://ccpdxor.com Mt. Calvary &amp; Gethsemani Catholic Cemeteries], online index.
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*[http://www.gfo.org/st-mary/index.htm St. Mary's Cemetery, Portland's Pioneer Catholic Cemetery], index.
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82573 Willamette National Cemetery, Portland] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82573 Willamette National Cemetery, Portland] BillionGraves
  
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*1930
  
=== Court Records  ===
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=== Church Records ===
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===== Lutheran =====
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:*Records of Central Lutheran Church, Portland, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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=== Gazetteers  ===
 
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
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=== Maps ===
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=== Migration  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1895/index.htm 1895 - 1899 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
 
*[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]
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
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== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/multnomah-county/ Multnomah County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormultno/ The Multnomah County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ormultno/ The Multnomah County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
  
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== Multnomah County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Multnomah County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Multnomah County, Oregon
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Location in the state of Oregon
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Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 22, 1854
County Seat Portland
Courthouse
Address Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-1123
Phone: 503.248.3511
Multnomah County Website


Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1854 [1]

Multnomah County Information

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Boundary Changes

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. [2]

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.



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 (Urbanized area in and near Portland)

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 Records

Lutheran
  • Records of Central Lutheran Church, Portland, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Ormultnomah.jpg

Migration

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

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

Multnomah County Oregon Genealogy References

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

 

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