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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County''''' [[Image:Or-multnomah.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County''''' [[Image:Or-multnomah.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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Multnomah County Courthouse<br>1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204  
 
Multnomah County Courthouse<br>1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204  
  
=== Quick Facts ===
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=== Multnomah County Information ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Multnomah County, Oregon}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Multnomah County, Oregon}}  
  
==== Parent Counties ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. <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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'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. <ref> ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 {{WorldCat|50140092}}, {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}</ref>  
 
 
The county seat is Portland.
 
  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.  
 
*Record Loss:
 
*Record Loss:
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Trivia Tidbits ===
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
=== Populated Places  ===
 
 
 
===== Cities  =====
 
 
 
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[[Fairview, Oregon|Fairview]] | [[Gresham, Oregon|Gresham]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Maywood Park, Oregon|Maywood Park]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Portland, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Troutdale, Oregon|Troutdale]] | [[Wood Village, Oregon|Wood Village]]
 
 
 
===== Communities  =====
 
 
 
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[[Bonneville, Oregon|Bonneville]] | [[Bridal Veil, Oregon|Bridal Veil]] | [[Corbett, Oregon|Corbett]] | [[Dunthorpe, Oregon|Dunthorpe]] | [[Latourell, Oregon|Latourell]] | [[Riverwood, Oregon|Riverwood]]
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|Trivia Tidbits]]  
 
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
 
 
[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] | [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]
 
 
 
====Trivia Tidbits====
 
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Cemeteries (Rural)  ====
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1860  
 
*1860  
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*1920  
 
*1920  
 
*1930
 
*1930
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps ===
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=== Maps ===
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
=== Migration  ===
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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:  
  
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_River Columbia River]
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:*{{wpd|Columbia River}}
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]
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:*{{wpd|Willamette River}}
:*[[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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:*[[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>  
:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon
 
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
  
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
=== Probate Records ===
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1895/index.htm 1895 - 1899 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1895/index.htm 1895 - 1899 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]  
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
 
The Index provides the following information:
 
 
#Surname and given Name
 
#Spouse’s Surname and given name
 
#Year
 
#Volume
 
#Page
 
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
*{{FHL|207200|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{reflist}} {{Multnomah County, Oregon}}{{Oregon|Oregon}}  
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[[Category:Multnomah_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Multnomah_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 06:21, 19 July 2011

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County Courthouse

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

Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Multnomah County Information

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

Boundary Changes

22 December 1854: Multnomah county was created from Clackamas and Washington Counties. Named after Native American people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. [1]

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

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895---State census, lists only names (no age or birthplace). An index is available in the Oregon Historical Records Index, at the Oregon State Archives.
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military History and Records

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 Genealogical Forum of Oregon has placed an index on-line to the following marriage books: (FI$)

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 WorldCat 50140092, 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).