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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon_County,_Missouri|Oregon County]]''  
  
''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Missouri|Missouri]] > Oregon County'' {{stub}}  
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Guide to '''Oregon County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Oregon County
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| county_map = Map Oregon County, Missouri.png
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1845
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Alton
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| building address = Oregon County Courthouse<br>PO Box 324<br>Alton, MO 65606<br>Phone: 417.778.7475<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Oregon.htm '''Oregon County Website''']
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
*[http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/county.cfm&id=29149 Oregon County, Missouri County Courthouse].
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<br>Clerk Cicuit Court has court has marriage, divorce, marriage and court records; <br>Probate Judge has probate records; Recorder Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oregon County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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== History&nbsp; ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Oregon County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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[http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/moser/oregon.html A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri]. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser is available from the Springfield-Greene County Library District.<br>Also, the [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogyandothersundries/fallspng.htm?cj=1&sid=rootsweb-redirect-us&o_xid=0002921548&o_lid=0002921548 Falling Springs Cemetery].  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogyandothersundries/fallspng.htm?cj=1&sid=rootsweb-redirect-us&o_xid=0002921548&o_lid=0002921548 Falling Springs Cemetery].  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/oregon.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project].  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/oregon.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project].  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/mo/oregon/oregcem.html USGenWeb Archives Cemetery Records Oregon County, Missouri.]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregcem.html USGenWeb Archives Cemetery Records Oregon County, Missouri.]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1420440 United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1420440 United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1401638 United States Census, 1850]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1401638 United States Census, 1850]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1473181 United States Census, 1860]  
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*[[United States Census 1850]]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1438024 United States Census, 1870]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1473181 United States Census, 1860]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1417683 United States Census, 1880] (no images)  
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*[[United States Census 1860]]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States Census, 1900]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1438024 United States Census, 1870]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1488411 United States Census, 1920] (no images)
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*[[United States Census 1870]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1417683 United States Census, 1880] (no images)  
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*[[United States Census 1850]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States Census, 1900]  
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*[[United States Census 1900]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1488411 United States Census, 1920] (no images)  
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*[[United States Census 1920]]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.topozone.com/states/Missouri.asp?county=Oregon&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Oregon County, Missouri].
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[http://www.topozone.com/states/Missouri.asp?county=Oregon&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Oregon County, Missouri].  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*Many Court records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509120|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Oregon&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Oregon County, Missouri Land Patents:&nbsp;1831-1969].  
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Oregon&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Oregon County, Missouri Land Patents:&nbsp;1831-1969].  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=MO&f2=&f3= BLM Land Patent Search].
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=MO&f2=&f3= BLM Land Patent Search].
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*Many&nbsp;Land records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|373994|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/pubbooks.htm Oregon County, Missouri Published Books].
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*[http://www.mooregon.org/pubbooks.htm Oregon County, Missouri Published Books].
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*[http://web.mst.edu/~whmcinfo/counties/oregon/ Oregon County Missouri]. This lists collections in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla that del in some manner with Oregon County.
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*Many&nbsp;History records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|425407|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/moser/oregon.html A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri]. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser.  
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/MO/County/oregon.htm 1895 U. S. Atlas of Oregon County Missouri].  
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/MO/County/oregon.htm 1895 U. S. Atlas of Oregon County Missouri].  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/maps/missouri/images/oregon.gif 1990 Federal Census Map of Oregon County Missouri].  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/maps/missouri/images/oregon.gif 1990 Federal Census Map of Oregon County Missouri].
*[http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?med=1;c=platic;q1=platic;rgn1=platic_all;size=20;lasttype=boolean;view=entry;lastview=thumbnail;subview=detail;cc=platic;entryid=x-pla-oregon-01;viewid=PLA-OREGON-01;start=1;resnum=1 Oregon County, Missouri 1930 Plat Maps].
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Oregon_County Oregon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Oregon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/provost/results.asp?txtName=&radSearch=BEG&txtKeyword=&selCounty=Oregon Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers:&nbsp;1861-1866].  
 
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/provost/results.asp?txtName=&radSearch=BEG&txtKeyword=&selCounty=Oregon Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers:&nbsp;1861-1866].  
*Or[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/missouri/oregon.htm egon County, Missouri World War II Casualties Army and Air Force].
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*[http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=%22oregon+county+missouri%22+references&aq=f&oq=&aqi= Oregon County, Missouri World War II Casualties Army and Air Force].
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I&nbsp;Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918]. $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002 U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]. $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946]. $
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==== Naturalization  ====
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*Many&nbsp;Naturalization records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509123|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
*[http://www.mooregon.org/newspaper.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspapers].  
 
*[http://www.mooregon.org/newspaper.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspapers].  
*[http://www.nonawilliams.com/locations/missouri/oregon_co_news.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspaper Clippings].
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*[http://www.nonawilliams.com/locations/missouri/oregon_co_news.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspaper Clippings].
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*[http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Park/3507/ocorecor.htm Oregon County Newspapers].
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/probate.htm Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records]. Index to Probate Records A-F.
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[[Image:Oregon County, Missouri.jpg|right|190x190px|Oregon County, Missouri.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mooregon.org/probate.htm Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records]. Index to Probate Records A-F.
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*Many&nbsp;Probate records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|506274|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1170&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910]. $  
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Many vital records&nbsp;records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available through Inter-Library loan. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|491636|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910]. (1883-1895)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1172&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910]. $
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1958].  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1171&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002]. $  
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*Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1170&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] ($) has Oregon County records for 1883-1889, 1891, and 1895.
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7843 Missouri Marriage Records, 1766-1983]. $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4474 Missouri Marriage Records, 1851-1900]. $
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===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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*[http://www.geocities.com/primarysources/index.html Oregon County Missouri Marriage Index, 1845-1885, Ripley County 1833-1849]. (Oregon County was organized on February 14, 1845, from Ripley County).
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*'''1845-1878''' - Oregon County Marriage Index 1845-1878. Batch {{IGI|M515541}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1877-1885''' - Oregon County Marriage Index 1877-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515542}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($) has the following records available:
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::*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7843 Missouri Marriage Records, 1766-1983] ($).  
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::*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4474 Missouri Marriage Records, 1851-1900] ($).  
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::*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1171&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002] ($).
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>They also have the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910] that has transcriptions of original records. This database is a work in progress and is far from complete.  
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*Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1172&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910] ($) has Oregon county records for 1883-1889.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; P.O. Box 324  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; P.O. Box 324  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp; Alton, Missouri 65606
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&nbsp;&nbsp; Alton, Missouri 65606  
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20559&locTGroup=Libraries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=5&stateAbbv=&stateName= Oregon County Libraries].
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/mo/oregon/oregon.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregon.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203316&subject_disp=Missouri%2C+Oregon&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Oregon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/ Genealogy Trails, Oregon County, Missouri].  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/ Genealogy Trails, Oregon County, Missouri].  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mo/oregon/ Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy Forum].  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mo/oregon/ Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy Forum].  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 16:39, 24 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Oregon County

Guide to Oregon County Missouri genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Missouri
Online Records


Oregon County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Oregon County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Alton
Courthouse
Address Oregon County Courthouse
PO Box 324
Alton, MO 65606
Phone: 417.778.7475
Oregon County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Clerk Cicuit Court has court has marriage, divorce, marriage and court records;
Probate Judge has probate records; Recorder Deeds has land records[1]

History 

Parent County

1845--Oregon County was created 14 February 1845 from Ripley County. County seat: Alton [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Oregon County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser is available from the Springfield-Greene County Library District.
Also, the State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Topographic Map Church Features in Oregon County, Missouri.

Court

  • Many Court records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Land

Local Histories

  • Oregon County, Missouri Published Books.
  • Oregon County Missouri. This lists collections in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla that del in some manner with Oregon County.
  • Many History records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Maps

Military

Naturalization

  • Many Naturalization records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Newspapers

Probate

Oregon County, Missouri.jpg
  • Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records. Index to Probate Records A-F.
  • Many Probate records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Many vital records records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available through Inter-Library loan. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Births
Marriages
  • Ancestry ($) has the following records available:
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

    C/O Courthouse

    P.O. Box 324

   Alton, Missouri 65606

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oregon County, Missouri. Page 403 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.