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County Courthouse

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

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

Multnomah County Information

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

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. [1]

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 (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

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Multnomah 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

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 WorldCat 50140092, FHL Book 973 D27e 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).

 

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