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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon, United States Genealogy|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County''  
  
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Guide to '''Gilliam 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}}
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Gilliam County
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| county_map = Oregon Gilliam County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1899
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Condon
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| building image = Or-gilliam-ch.jpg
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| building address = Gilliam County Courthouse<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br>[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html '''Gilliam County Website'''] }}
  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Gilliam 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" | '''[[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1903
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1885
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1890
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1871
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1884
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
 
=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
  
[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html Gilliam County Courthouse]<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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====Record Loss====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County.  
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'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy|Wheeler]] County.
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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.  
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Arlington, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Oregon|Lonerock]]  
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[[Arlington, Gilliam County, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Gilliam County, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Gilliam County, Oregon|Lonerock]]  
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Alville, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Oregon|Trail Fork]]  
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[[Alville, Gilliam County, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Gilliam County, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Gilliam County, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Gilliam County, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Gilliam County, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Gilliam County, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Gilliam County, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Gilliam County, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Gilliam County, Oregon|Trail Fork]]  
  
 
===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
 
===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
  
[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]  
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[[Ajax, Gilliam County, Oregon Genealogy|Ajax]]
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State  
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[[Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon Genealogy|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington Genealogy|Klickitat County]], Washington State  
  
 
==== 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. [[Gilliam 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. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Census ===
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
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*1890  
 
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*1930
 
*1930
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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==== Court Records  ====
  
=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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==== History  ====
  
=== Land and Property  ===
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
=== Maps  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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[[Image:Orgilliam.jpg|400px|Orgilliam.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
 
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
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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>
 
:*[[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>
  
=== Military History and Records  ===
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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
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
=== 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 Records  ===
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==== Probate Records  ====
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'''Online Records'''
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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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==== Rivers and Waterways  ====
  
 
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
 
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
=== Taxation  ===
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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.
  
=== Vital Records ===
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=== Societies, Libraries and Museums ===
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'''Gilliam County Historical Museum''' <br>History Museum<br> OR-19<br> Condon, OR 97823<br>Telephone: 541-384-4233<br>[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/museums.html Website]<br><br>
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'''Gilliam County Historical Society'''<br>Highway 19 at Burns Park<br> PO Box 377<br>Condon, Oregon, 97823<br>Telephone: 503-384-4233<br><br>
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'''Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society'''<br> c/o The Dalles Public Library<br> 722 Court Street<br> The Dalles, OR 97058<br>[http://community.gorge.net/genealogy/ Website]<br><br>
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/gilliam-county/ Gilliam 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.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Gilliam/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Gilliam/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] *[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*{{FHL|207108|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Gilliam County.
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*{{FHL|207108|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Gilliam County.
  
== References  ==
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=== Gilliam County Oregon Genealogy References  ===
  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
  
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Latest revision as of 17:11, 10 September 2016

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


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Gilliam County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Gilliam County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1899
County Seat Condon
Courthouse
Or-gilliam-ch.jpg
Address Gilliam County Courthouse
221 South Oregon Street
Condon, Or 97823
Phone: 541-384-2311
Gilliam County Website




County Information


Gilliam County, Oregon Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1903 1885 1890 1871 1884

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1885.[1]

Record Loss

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

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County.

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.

Populated Places

Cities

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Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities

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Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork

Defunct Post Offices

Ajax

Neighboring Counties

Morrow | Sherman | Wasco | Wheeler | Klickitat County, Washington State

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

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

Cemeteries

Census

Federal
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orgilliam.jpg

Migration

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

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 Records

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.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Gilliam County Historical Museum
History Museum
OR-19
Condon, OR 97823
Telephone: 541-384-4233
Website

Gilliam County Historical Society
Highway 19 at Burns Park
PO Box 377
Condon, Oregon, 97823
Telephone: 503-384-4233


Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society
c/o The Dalles Public Library
722 Court Street
The Dalles, OR 97058
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

Gilliam County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).