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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Crook County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon, United States Genealogy|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' ''' Crook County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Crook County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:OR_ORP.png|Oregon Online Genealogy Records}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
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| founded year = 1882  
 
| founded year = 1882  
 
| founded date = October 24
 
| founded date = October 24
| seat wl = Prineville
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| seat = Prineville
 
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| building address = Crook County Courthouse<BR>300 NE 3rd, Rm 3<BR>Prineville, OR 97754  
 
| building address = Crook County Courthouse<BR>300 NE 3rd, Rm 3<BR>Prineville, OR 97754  
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== County Information ==
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=== Crook County, Oregon Record Dates ===
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Crook County, Oregon Genealogy#Probate |Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1907
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1882
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1890
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1864
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1882
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Crook County, Oregon}} Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.  
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Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.  
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==== Parent County  ====
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=== Parent County  ===
  
'''24 October 1882:''' Crook 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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'''24 October 1882:''' Crook county was created from [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco County]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref> <br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County was set off.  
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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy|Wheeler]] County was set off.
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'''12 December 1914:''' [[Jefferson County, Oregon Genealogy|Jefferson]] County was set off
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'''13 December 1916:''' [[Deschutes County, Oregon Genealogy|Deschutes]] County was set off.  
  
'''12 December 1914:''' [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] County was set off
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
'''13 December 1916:''' [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] County was set off.  
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==== Record Loss ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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{{Crook County, Oregon}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
 
{{Crook County, Oregon}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
  
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
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=== Trivia Tidbits  ===
  
 
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Crook County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
 
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Crook County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.oregonmetro.gov/cemeteries/search-cemetery-records Oregon Metro]
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/cemeteries.htm Oregon Genealogy Cemeteries]
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=39&GScnty=2211&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=39&CScnty=2211 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.juniperhaven.org/ ORGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Crook+Oregon&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Oregon&county=Crook&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crookcemeteries.htm ORGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oregon/crook.htm Tombstone Project]
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=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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=== Maps  ===
 
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[[Image:Orcrook.jpg|200px]]
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
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==== Civil War ====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932421|Oregon, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  
 
=== Probate  ===
 
=== Probate  ===
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*'''1833 – 1963''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9078 Oregon Wills and Probate Records 1833-1963] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
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==== Birth ====
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*'''1860 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|2351853|Oregon Births, 1860-1952}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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'''Crook County Historical Society'''<br>246 North Main Street<br>Prineville, Oregon 97754<br>Telephone: 541-447-3715<br>[http://bowmanmuseum.org/ Website]<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Prineville Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Prineville Oregon Family History Center]]333 SE Idlewood Prineville OR 97754 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/333+SE+Idlewood+St/@44.29956,-120.837949,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54b9323e3255c921:0xa9f63ebfe16bd2ee?hl=en Location Map]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/crook-county/ Crook County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/crook/ The Crook County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/crook/ The Crook County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Crook/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Crook/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/crook/crooktoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*{{FHL|207097|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Crook County
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*{{FHL|207097|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Crook County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Crook County

Guide to Crook County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Crook County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Crook County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 24, 1882
County Seat Prineville
Courthouse
Or-crook-ch.jpg
Address Crook County Courthouse
300 NE 3rd, Rm 3
Prineville, OR 97754
Website: www.co.crook.or.us
Named for: Gen. George Crook
Crook-george.jpg






County Information





Crook County, Oregon Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1907 1882 1890 1864 1882

County Courthouse

Crook County Courthouse
300 East  3rd Street
Prineville, Or 97754
Phone: 541-447-6555

County Clerk has birth records 1907-1941, death records 1907-1939,marriage, divorce, probate and court records[1]

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the CrookCounty Court House as of June 2008.

Crook 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

Named for Gen. George Crook, American general in Civil War and Indian Wars.


Parent County

24 October 1882: Crook county was created from Wasco County. [2]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County was set off.

12 December 1914: Jefferson County was set off

13 December 1916: Deschutes County was set off.

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
ORGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
ORGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
ORGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Oregon Cemeteries for more information.

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orcrook.jpg

Military History and Records

Civil War

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Probate

Online 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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Birth

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Crook County Historical Society
246 North Main Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
Telephone: 541-447-3715
Website


Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crook County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)