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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Umatilla County''
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{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Umatilla County'''''
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== History and Tidbits  ==
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'''Umatilla county''' was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County 27 September 1862. Named after the Umatilla River. The name ''Umatilla'' is derived from the [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native American]] name for the river, which was first recorded as ''Youmalolam'' in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Parts were taken for [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] 14 October 1864 and [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] 16 February 1885.
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpumatilladescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Umatilla County Court House as of June 2005.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Umatilla County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1862
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| founded date = September 27
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| seat = Pendleton
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| building address = Umatilla County Courthouse<br>216 SE 4th Street<br>Pendleton, Or 97801-2590<br>Phone: 541-276-7111<br>[http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/ '''Umatilla County Website'''] }}
  
=== Cities  ===
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[[Adams, Oregon|Adams]] | Athena | Echo | Helix | Hermiston | Milton-Freewater | Pendleton | Pilot Rock | Stanfield | Ukiah | Umatilla | Weston
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
===== Unincorporated Communities  =====
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1862. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Umatilla County, Oregon page 574, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
Albee | Bingham Springs | Bucks Corners | Calhounville | Cayuse | Charlestown | Cobb | Cold Springs | Cold Springs Junction | Crockett | Duncan | Ferndale | Fulton | Gibbon | Glendale | Green Meadows | Gurdane | Hidaway Springs | Hinkle | Holdman | Kirkpatrick | Lehman Springs | McKay | McNary | Meacham |&nbsp; Mission | Nolin | Nye | Pendair Heights | Power City | Rieth | Riverside |&nbsp; Sunnyside | Tollgate | Tutuilla | Umapine | Waterman
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[http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/ Umatilla County Government]
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/umatilla/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Umatilla County Court House as of August 2010.
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Umatilla County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
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*Record Loss:
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Umatilla County, Oregon}}
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'''27 September 1862:''' Umatilla county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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Named after the Umatilla River. The name ''Umatilla'' is derived from the [[Indians of North America|Native American]] name for the river, which was first recorded as ''Youmalolam'' in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''14 October 1864:''' [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]]
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'''16 February 1885:''' [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] County set off.
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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==== Cities  ====
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[[Adams, Oregon|Adams]] | [[Athena, Oregon|Athena]] | [[Echo, Oregon|Echo]] | [[Helix, Oregon|Helix]] | [[Hermiston, Oregon|Hermiston]] | [[Milton-Freewater, Oregon|Milton-Freewater]] | [[Pendleton, Oregon|Pendleton]] | [[Pilot Rock, Oregon|Pilot Rock]] | [[Stanfield, Oregon|Stanfield]] | [[Ukiah, Oregon|Ukiah]] | [[Umatilla, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Weston, Oregon|Weston]]
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==== Communities  ====
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[[Cayuse, Oregon|Cayuse]] | [[Gopher Flats, Oregon|Gopher Flats]] | [[Holdman, Oregon|Holdman]] | [[Kirkpatrick, Oregon|Kirkpatrick]] | [[Meacham, Oregon|Meacham]] | [[Mission, Oregon|Mission]] | [[Ordnance, Oregon|Ordnance]] | [[Riverside, Umatilla County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Tutuilla, Oregon|Tutuilla]]
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==== Defunct Post Offices  ====
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[[Albee, Oregon|Albee]]
  
 
===== Indian Reservation  =====
 
===== Indian Reservation  =====
  
*Umatilla (Confederated Tribes of Umatilla - specifically Sahaptin-speaking Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla tribes)<br>
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Umatilla (Confederated Tribes of Umatilla - specifically Sahaptin-speaking Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla tribes)  
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Union County, Oregon|Union]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]]&nbsp;
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[[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Union County, Oregon|Union]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]]  
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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. [[Umatilla County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biographies ====
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=== Biography  ===
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Umatilla County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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=== Cemeteries ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82479 Olney Cemetery, Pendleton] BillionGraves
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=== Census  ===
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*1900
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*1910
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*1930
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== History  ===
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=== Maps  ===
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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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=== Military  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Umatilla County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:
  
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Umatilla County record of deaths 1907-1929, certificates of death 1913-1944
  
==== Church Records ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*Pendleton
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Hermiston Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Pendleton Oregon Family History Center]]
  
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== Websites  ==
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Umatilla County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/umatilla/ The Umatilla County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Umatilla/ Linkpendium]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/umatilla/umatillatoc.htm USGenWeb Project]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/umatilla/umatillatoc.htm USGenWeb Project] backup site
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*{{FHL|207217|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/umatilla/ The Umatilla County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]
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Umatilla County, Oregon
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Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 27, 1862
County Seat Pendleton
Courthouse
Address Umatilla County Courthouse
216 SE 4th Street
Pendleton, Or 97801-2590
Phone: 541-276-7111
Umatilla County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1862. [1]

Umatilla County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Umatilla County Court House as of August 2010.

Umatilla County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

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

27 September 1862: Umatilla county was created from Wasco County. [2]

Named after the Umatilla River. The name Umatilla is derived from the Native American name for the river, which was first recorded as Youmalolam in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Boundary Changes

14 October 1864: Grant

16 February 1885: Morrow County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Adams | Athena | Echo | Helix | Hermiston | Milton-Freewater | Pendleton | Pilot Rock | Stanfield | Ukiah | Umatilla | Weston

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Cayuse | Gopher Flats | Holdman | Kirkpatrick | Meacham | Mission | Ordnance | Riverside | Tutuilla

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Defunct Post Offices

Albee

Indian Reservation

Umatilla (Confederated Tribes of Umatilla - specifically Sahaptin-speaking Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla tribes)

Neighboring Counties

Grant | Morrow | Union | Wallowa | Washington counties: Benton | Columbia | Walla Walla

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

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Land and Property

History

Maps

Migration

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

Military

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 Family History Library has copies of some records such as:

Umatilla County record of deaths 1907-1929, certificates of death 1913-1944

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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