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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Grant County''  
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{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Grant County''  
  
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
{{Wikipedia|Grant County, Oregon}}
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Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.  
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{{Wikipedia|Grant County, Oregon}} Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.  
  
 
Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.  
 
Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County set off.
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'''17 February 1899:''' [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County set off.  
  
'''23 February 1899:''' [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] County set off.
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'''23 February 1899:''' [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] County set off.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
  
*1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated
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*1870 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated.
 
 
 
*1880 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated. This includes what is now Burns, Harney, etc.  
 
*1880 - the portion that is now Harney County was not enumerated. This includes what is now Burns, Harney, etc.  
 
*1890 - most census's burned in fire and not available. Try finding state census.  
 
*1890 - most census's burned in fire and not available. Try finding state census.  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Grant County, Oregon
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Grant County, Oregon
=== History ===
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=== History ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
 
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/or/grant/ The Grant County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Grant/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Grant/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/grant/granttoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grant County (backup site)  
*w[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact ebtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Grant County, Oregon. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.<br>
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*w[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Grant%252c%2bOregon&se=Exact ebtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Grant County, Oregon. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.  
*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/grant/ Grant County Oregon History &amp; Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/grant/ Grant County Oregon History and Genealogy]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#start familysearch.org] Records being added daily from indexing Granite Mountain Vault in Salt Lake City
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207112 Family History Library Catalog for Grant County].
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]
 
*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/ Family History Library FAVORITES] Most used sites at Salt Lake City Family History Library. Click on the country on the MAP to see what is available for that state or country. &nbsp;Easy site to use. Updated regularly.
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207112 Family History Library Catalog for Grant County].<br>
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 08:00, 27 August 2010

Grant County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 14, 1862
County Seat Canyon City
Courthouse
Or-grant-ch.jpg
Address Grant County Court
201 S. Humboldt St., #280
Canyon City, OR 97820
Website: gcoregonlive2.com
Named for: General Ulysses S. Grant
Grant-ulyssess.jpg


Template:Oregon-stubUnited States > Oregon > Grant County

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Grant County, Oregon
Named for General Ulysses S. Grant, General of the Union Army at the time.

Gold was discovered in what is now Canyon Creek in 1862, bring a gold rush into the area.

County Courthouse

  • Records Held at the Courthouse
    County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Grant County Court House as of July 2004.
  • Records Loss:

Parent Counties

14 October 1864: Grant county was created from Wasco and Umatilla Counties. WorldCat 50140092[1]

Boundary Changes

17 February 1899: Wheeler County set off.

23 February 1899: Harney County set off.

Places / Localities

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Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].