Sherman County, Oregon Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Sherman County'' [[Image:Or-sherman.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Sherman County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Sherman County''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.sherman-county.com/ http://www.sherman-county.com/]<br>500 Court Street<br>P.O. Box 283<br>Moro, Oregon 97039 <br>
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== Quick Facts ==
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=== County Courthouse <br> ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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[http://www.sherman-county.com/ Sherman County Courthouse]<br>500 Court Street<br>Moro, Or 97039<br>Phone:&nbsp; 541-565-3606<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1889<br>birth records from 1904-1939, death records 1905-1952<br>and court records from 1894. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tillamook County, Oregon page 574, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''25 February 1889:''' Sherman county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. Named for William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War.
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The county seat is Moro.  
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[http://www.sherman-county.com/ Sherman County Government]
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpshermandescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Sherman County Court House as of September 2006.  
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/sherman/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Sherman County Court House as of September 2006.  
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Sherman County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Sherman County, Oregon}}
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''25 February 1889:''' Sherman county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. Named for William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War. <ref> {{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHLC}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002) </ref>
  
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Grass Valley, Oregon|Grass Valley]] | [[Moro, Oregon|Moro]] | [[Rufus, Oregon|Rufus]] | [[Wasco, Oregon|Wasco]]  
 
[[Grass Valley, Oregon|Grass Valley]] | [[Moro, Oregon|Moro]] | [[Rufus, Oregon|Rufus]] | [[Wasco, Oregon|Wasco]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
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[[Biggs Junction, Oregon|Biggs Junction]] | [[Kent, Oregon|Kent]]  
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[[Ainsworth, Oregon|Ainsworth]] | [[Biggs Junction, Oregon|Biggs Junction]] | [[Kent, Oregon|Kent]]  
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat,]] Washington  
 
[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[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. [[Sherman County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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*1930
 
*1930
  
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=== Land  ===
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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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:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
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==== Land ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Sherman County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Military ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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== Societies, Libraries, Museums ==
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Websites ==
  
=== Societies, Libraries, Museums  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orsherma/ The Sherman County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Sherman/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/sherman/shermantoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/sherman/shermantoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|207213|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Genealogy Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orsherma/ The Sherman County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]
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Contents

County Courthouse

Sherman County Courthouse
500 Court Street
Moro, Or 97039
Phone:  541-565-3606

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1889
birth records from 1904-1939, death records 1905-1952
and court records from 1894. [1]


Sherman County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Sherman County Court House as of September 2006.

Sherman 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: Sherman County, Oregon

Parent County

25 February 1889: Sherman county was created from Wasco County. Named for William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Grass Valley | Moro | Rufus | Wasco

Communities

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Ainsworth | Biggs Junction | Kent

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Wasco | 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

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Sherman County, Oregon Genealogy 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, Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tillamook County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHLC 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).