Wallowa County, Oregon

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Wallowa County'' [[Image:Or-wallowa.png|right|400px]]  
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{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Wallowa County'' [[Image:Or-wallowa.png|right|400px]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
[http://www.co.wallowa.or.us/ http://www.co.wallowa.or.us/]  
 
[http://www.co.wallowa.or.us/ http://www.co.wallowa.or.us/]  
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Wasco County, Oregon}}
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{{Wikipedia|Wasco County, Oregon}}  
  
 
'''11 February 1887:''' Wallowa county was created from [[Union County, Oregon|Union]] County.  
 
'''11 February 1887:''' Wallowa county was created from [[Union County, Oregon|Union]] County.  
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Wallowa County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
 
[[Trivia Tidbits, Wallowa County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
  
#35 years on Smith Mountain <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/10352854 Summit]</ref>
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*35 years on Smith Mountain {{WorldCat}10352854}}
#My days in northeast Oregon&nbsp;: a memoir of wagon trains &amp; pack strings in the 1890s <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/53151451 Summit]</ref>
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*My days in northeast Oregon: a memoir of wagon trains and pack strings in the 1890s {{WorldCat|53151451}}
#Angel from Paradise: the life &amp; times of a Wallowa County cowboy <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/49728789 Summit]</ref>
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*Angel from Paradise: the life &amp; times of a Wallowa County cowboy {{WorldCat|49728789}}
#Of men and mountains <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/20692913/editions Summit]</ref>
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*Of men and mountains {{WorldCat|20692913}}
  
 
=== Cemeteries (Rural and General)  ===
 
=== Cemeteries (Rural and General)  ===
  
Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries: their history and headstone inscriptions <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/14515692 Summit]</ref> <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;titleno=524152&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;disp=Asotin+County%2C+Washington%2C+cemeterie%20%20&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC US/CAN Book 979 V3w"]</ref>
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Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries: their history and headstone inscriptions {{WorldCat|14515692}} {{FHL|524152|item}}
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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=== Farms - Ranches  ===
 
=== Farms - Ranches  ===
  
#Wallowa County brand book, 1921 May 1 <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/27077291 Summit]</ref>
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*Wallowa County brand book, 1921 May 1 {{WorldCat|27077291}}
#Index to chattel mortgages, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1913-1931 <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;titleno=1021793 "FHLC Film 2260728-2260729"]</ref>
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*Index to chattel mortgages, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1913-1931 {{FHL|1021793|item}}
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
#Origin of Wallowa County place names <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/26989269 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Origin of Wallowa County place names {{WorldCat|26989269}}
  
==== History  ====
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=== History  ===
  
#About Wallowa County: people, places, images <ref>{{WorldCat|45243397|oclc|domain=summit}}</ref><ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=1017660 "FHLC Book 979.573 H2baw"]</ref> <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/45243397 Summit]</ref>
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*About Wallowa County: people, places, images {{WorldCat|45243397}} {{FHL|1017660|item}}
#An Illustrated history of Union and Wallowa counties: with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35550807/editions WorldCat]</ref> <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=526978 "FHLC Film 1597664 Item 7"]</ref> <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/16675525 Summit]</ref> <ref>[http://www.heritagequestonline.com HQO]</ref> -([[Access Codes|LAR]])  
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*An Illustrated history of Union and Wallowa counties: with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon {{WorldCat|35550807}} {{FHL|526978|item}}<ref>[http://www.heritagequestonline.com HQO] - ([[Access Codes|LAR]])</ref>
#The old and the new: history of the post offices of Wallowa County <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11533878 WorldCat]</ref> <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=678629 "FHLC Book 979.573 H2b"]</ref><br>
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*The old and the new: history of the post offices of Wallowa County {{WorldCat|11533878}} {{FHL|678629|item}}
#The Wallowa country, 1867-1877 <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10977066/editions WorldCat]</ref> <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=774589 "FHLC Book 979.573 H2ba"]</ref> <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/10977066/editions Summit]</ref><br>
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*The Wallowa country, 1867-1877 {{WorldCat|10977066}} {{FHL|774589|item}}
#The History of Wallowa County, Oregon <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/10570978 Summit]</ref><br>
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*The History of Wallowa County, Oregon {{WorldCat|10570978}}
#Historical sketches of Wallowa National Forest <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/276172917 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Historical sketches of Wallowa National Forest {{WorldCat|276172917}}
#Reminiscences of Wallowa County <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/10193105 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Reminiscences of Wallowa County {{WorldCat|10193105}}
#Wallowa, the land of winding waters <ref>http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/31939388 [Summit]</ref> <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/56341631/editions Summit]</ref><br>
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*Wallowa, the land of winding waters {{WorldCat|31939388}}
#Carving the north end wilderness&nbsp;: Flora <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/12279706 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Carving the north end wilderness;: Flora {{WorldCat|12279706}}
#Bits of Wallowa County lore <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/15483800 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Bits of Wallowa County lore {{WorldCat|15483800}}
#This valley&nbsp;: (Wallowa Valley) <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/6874397 Summit]</ref><br>
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*This valley&nbsp;: (Wallowa Valley) {{WorldCat|6874397}}
#The flora country; the hardships and struggles of the Matt Devin family as pioneers in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/29720945 Summit]</ref><br>
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*The flora country; the hardships and struggles of the Matt Devin family as pioneers in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. <{{WorldCat|29720945}}
#Gateway to the Wallowas <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/54510506 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Gateway to the Wallowas {{WorldCat|54510506}}
#From The Wallowas <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/27965682/editions Summit]</ref><br>
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*From The Wallowas {{WorldCat|27965682}}
#Pioneering in the Wallowas&nbsp;: four frontier tales <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/18593071 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Pioneering in the Wallowas: four frontier tales {{WorldCat|18593071}}
#Heritage of the Wallowas&nbsp;: life as it was <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/7853501 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Heritage of the Wallowas: life as it was {{WorldCat|7853501}}
#Wallowa County, the Northwest's most scenic area; a land of beauty and opportunity <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/5228592 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Wallowa County, the Northwest's most scenic area; a land of beauty and opportunity {{WorldCat|5228592}}
#Memories&nbsp;: a nostalgic look at life in northeast Oregon <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/8224326 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Memories: a nostalgic look at life in northeast Oregon {{WorldCat|8224326}}
#Wallowa County, Oregon&nbsp;: a capsule history <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/18592973 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Wallowa County, Oregon: a capsule history {{WorldCat|18592973}}
#The story of Wallowa Lake <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/15635920 Summit]</ref><br>
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*The story of Wallowa Lake {{WorldCat|15635920}}
#The forgotten grist and flour mills of Wallowa County, Oregon&nbsp;: a history of the eight grist or flour mills that have operated in Wallowa County, Oregon <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/45375331 Summit]</ref><br>
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*The forgotten grist and flour mills of Wallowa County, Oregon: a history of the eight grist or flour mills that have operated in Wallowa County, Oregon {{WorldCat|45375331}}
#Wallowa County, Oregon&nbsp;: the land of peace, prosperity and happiness <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/37724872 Summit]</ref>
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*Wallowa County, Oregon&nbsp;: the land of peace, prosperity and happiness {{WorldCat|37724872}}
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
#Map of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1922 <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/27993061 Summit]</ref><br>
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*Map of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1922 {{WorldCat|27993061}}
#Metsker's atlas of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1935 <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/10239215 Summit]</ref><
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*Metsker's atlas of Wallowa County, Oregon, 1935 {{WorldCat|10239215}}
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Periodicals  ===
 
=== Periodicals  ===
  
#Signal mountain: Wallowa County's own historical magazine <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/38527127 Summit]</ref>
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*Signal mountain: Wallowa County's own historical magazine {{WorldCat|38527127}}
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Schools  ===
 
=== Schools  ===
  
#School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/26657807 Summit]</ref>
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*School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon {{WorldCat|26657807}}
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
#Wallowa County, Oregon, marriage records, 1887-1983 <ref>[http://summit.worldcat.org/oclc/21103560 Summit]</ref>
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*Wallowa County, Oregon, marriage records, 1887-1983 {{WorldCat|21103560}}
#Coroner's inquest, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1906-1915 <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;titleno=1021790&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;disp=Coroner%27s+inquest%2C+Wallowa+County%2C%20%20&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC Film 2260728 Item 1"]</ref>
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*Coroner's inquest, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1906-1915 {{FHL|1021790|item}}
#Many early marriages are listed at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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*Many early marriages are listed at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
=== Voting Records  ===
 
=== Voting Records  ===
  
#Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;titleno=1021809 "FHLC Film 2260729 Item 2"]</ref><br>
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#Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 {{FHL|1021809|item}}
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/wallowa/ The Wallowa County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/wallowa/ The Wallowa County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Wallowa/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Wallowa/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/wallowa/wallowatoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/wallowa/wallowatoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/wallowa/wallowatoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/wallowa/wallowatoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207234 Family History Library Catalog] for latest
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207234 Family History Library Catalog] for latest
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}
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{{reflist}}  
  
 
[[Category:Wallowa_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Wallowa_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 06:39, 28 August 2010

United States > Oregon > Wallowa County
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Wallowa County Courthouse
101 S. River Street
Enterprise, OR 97828
(541) 426-4543

Quick Facts

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

11 February 1887: Wallowa county was created from Union County.

Named for Wallowa River. Lewis and Clark Expedition journals recorded Wil-le-wahas the name.

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wallowa County Court House as of July 2004.

  • Record Loss:

Places / Localities

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Resources

Biography

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

  • 35 years on Smith Mountain {{WorldCat}10352854}}
  • My days in northeast Oregon: a memoir of wagon trains and pack strings in the 1890s WorldCat 53151451
  • Angel from Paradise: the life & times of a Wallowa County cowboy WorldCat 49728789
  • Of men and mountains WorldCat 20692913

Cemeteries (Rural and General)

Asotin County, Washington, cemeteries; some Garfield and Columbia County, Washington and Wallowa County, Oregon cemeteries: their history and headstone inscriptions WorldCat 14515692 FHL Collection

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Farms - Ranches

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

See Enterprise, Joseph and Wallowa for the newspapers published in these cities.

Periodicals

Probate Records

Schools

  • School days in the Wallowas: a history of the ninety-one schools and communities, past and present, of Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat 26657807

Taxation

Vital Records

Voting Records

  1. Election voter register, Wallowa County, Oregon, 1902, 1906, 1914 FHL Collection

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. HQO - (LAR)