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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon, United States Genealogy| Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy|Douglas County]]''
 
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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
This collection consists of the following:  
 
This collection consists of the following:  
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*Marriage records and indexes (1913-1950)
 
*Marriage records and indexes (1913-1950)
  
For a list of records by locality and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1972896/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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==Coverage Map==
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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Oregon marriages click [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/OR_FRM.html here].
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Collection Content ==
 
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Oregon, Douglas County Marriages, 1852-1952." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing County Clerk, Roseburg.}}
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[[Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content ==
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Marriage records may include:  
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'''Marriage records''' may include:  
  
 
*Names of the bride and groom  
 
*Names of the bride and groom  
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*Name and title of officiator at ceremony
 
*Name and title of officiator at ceremony
  
Land and property records may include:  
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'''Land and property''' records may include:  
  
 
*Names of interested individuals  
 
*Names of interested individuals  
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*Any other pertinent information such as death or estate information or names of dependent children
 
*Any other pertinent information such as death or estate information or names of dependent children
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom.
 
*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom.
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
To search the collection<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type, Volume, Date Range" category which takes you to the images.  
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'''To browse by image:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type, Volume, Date Range" category which takes you to the images.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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== What do I do Next? ==
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:  
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*Use the parent’s birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 
*Use the parent’s birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
  
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.  
 
*The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.  
 
*The name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery could lead you to funeral and cemetery records which often include the names and residences of other family members.  
 
*The name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery could lead you to funeral and cemetery records which often include the names and residences of other family members.  
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
 
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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== What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ==
  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
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For a summary of this information see the wiki article: [[United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)|United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
For a summary of this information see the wiki article: [[United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)|United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Oregon, Douglas|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article [[Oregon Archives and Libraries]]. }}
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Oregon|Oregon]]  
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*[[Oregon, United States Genealogy]]  
*[[Oregon Land and Property|Oregon Land and Property]]  
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*[[Oregon Land and Property]]  
*[[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas County, Oregon]]
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*[[Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy]]
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1972896/waypointsOregon, Douglas County Records, 1852-1952]
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Oregon, Douglas County Marriages, 1850-1983." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing County Clerk, Roseburg.}}<br><br>
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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What is in the Collection?

This collection consists of the following:

  • Deed records and indexes (1852-1920)
  • Marriage records and indexes (1913-1950)
You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Oregon, Douglas County Records, 1850-1983.

Coverage Map

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Oregon marriages click here.

Collection Content

Marriage records may include:

  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Marriage date and place
  • Name of county in which each reside
  • Names of witnesses
  • Name and title of officiator at ceremony

Land and property records may include:

  • Names of interested individuals
  • Date of transaction
  • Monies exchanged
  • Legal description of the land parcel
  • Name of witnesses
  • Any other pertinent information such as death or estate information or names of dependent children

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred.
  • The approximate date the event occurred.
  • The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom.

Search the Collection

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Record Type, Volume, Date Range" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

What do I do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
  • Use the parent’s birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  • The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.
  • The name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery could lead you to funeral and cemetery records which often include the names and residences of other family members.
  • Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname. This is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have been born, married, or died in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.

What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.

For a summary of this information see the wiki article: United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Related Websites

Douglas County Oregon, Archives 

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection citation:

"Oregon, Douglas County Marriages, 1850-1983." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing County Clerk, Roseburg.

Image citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Oregon, Douglas County Records, 1850-1983.