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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon_County,_Missouri|Oregon County]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri Genealogy|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon County, Missouri|Oregon County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Oregon County Missouri genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Oregon County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
{{MODC}}  
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{{Click|Image:MO_ORP.png|Missouri Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
 
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
 
| county = Oregon County  
 
| county = Oregon County  
 
| county_map = Map Oregon County, Missouri.png
 
| county_map = Map Oregon County, Missouri.png
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| founded date = February 14
 
| founded date = February 14
 
| seat = Alton  
 
| seat = Alton  
| building image =  
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| building image = MissouriOregonCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Oregon County Courthouse<br>PO Box 324<br>Alton, MO 65606<br>Phone: 417.778.7475<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Oregon.htm '''Oregon County Website''']  
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| building address = Oregon County Courthouse<br>PO Box 324<br>Alton, MO 65606<br>Phone: 417.778.7475<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MO_Oregon.htm '''Oregon County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Oregon County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1845
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1854
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
<br>Clerk Cicuit Court has court has marriage, divorce, marriage and court records; <br>Probate Judge has probate records; Recorder Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oregon County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, and court records; Probate Judge has probate records; Recorder Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oregon County, Missouri. Page 403 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History&nbsp; ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1845--'''Oregon County was created 14 February 1845&nbsp;from [[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]] County. '''County seat:''' Alton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1845''' Oregon County was created 14 February 1845 from [[Ripley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ripley]] County. '''County seat:''' Alton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Oregon County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.  
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1863'''  Courthouse burned in October 1863, destroying many county records.<br>
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{{Fire+}}
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Oregon, Thayer|place|disp=Thayer}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Oregon, Woodside|place|disp=Woodside}}
  
 
[http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/moser/oregon.html A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri]. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser is available from the Springfield-Greene County Library District.<br>Also, the [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>  
 
[http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/moser/oregon.html A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri]. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser is available from the Springfield-Greene County Library District.<br>Also, the [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/townships.htm Oregon County, Missouri Townships].
 
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_County,_Missouri Oregon County, Missouri] lists Geography, Adjacent counties, major highways, history, education, public schools, demographics, cities and towns.  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_County,_Missouri Oregon County, Missouri] lists Geography, Adjacent counties, major highways, history, education, public schools, demographics, cities and towns.  
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Oregon_County/ Oregon County, Missouri]. Details for Oregon County,  
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Oregon_County/ Oregon County, Missouri]. Details for Oregon County,  
*[http://whmc.umsystem.edu/exhibits/ramsay/ramsay_oregon.html Oregon County Place Names, 1928-1945].
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*[http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_oregon.html Oregon County Place Names, 1928-1945].
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Carter County, Missouri|Carter]]  
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[[Carter County, Missouri Genealogy|Carter]] {{•}} [[Fulton County, Arkansas Genealogy|Fulton County, Arkansas]] {{•}} [[Howell County, Missouri Genealogy|Howell]] {{•}} [[Randolph County, Arkansas Genealogy|Randolph County, Arkansas]] {{•}} [[Ripley County, Missouri Genealogy|Ripley]] {{•}} [[Shannon County, Missouri Genealogy|Shannon]] {{•}} [[Sharp County, Arkansas Genealogy|Sharp County, Arkansas]]  
*[[Fulton County, Arkansas|Fulton County, Arkansas]]  
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{{MOOregon, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}
*[[Howell County, Missouri|Howell]]  
 
*[[Randolph County, Arkansas|Randolph County, Arkansas]]  
 
*[[Ripley County, Missouri|Ripley]]  
 
*[[Shannon County, Missouri|Shannon]]  
 
*[[Sharp County, Arkansas|Sharp County, Arkansas]]
 
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/cememain.htm Oregon County, Missouri Cemeteries].
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/cemeteries.htm Oregon County, Missouri Cemeteries]
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogyandothersundries/fallspng.htm?cj=1&sid=rootsweb-redirect-us&o_xid=0002921548&o_lid=0002921548 Falling Springs Cemetery].  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogyandothersundries/fallspng.htm?cj=1&sid=rootsweb-redirect-us&o_xid=0002921548&o_lid=0002921548 Falling Springs Cemetery]
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/oregon.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project].
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
*[http://usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregcem.html USGenWeb Archives Cemetery Records Oregon County, Missouri.]
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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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.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1471&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|425859|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1471 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.midrivers.com/%7Eegrooms/Cemetery/oregon_county_cemeteries.htm MOGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Oregon+Missouri&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=Missouri&county=Oregon&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregcem.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/oregon.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/oregon.htm MOInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=75 MOGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20559&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=34&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Missouri Cemeteries| Missouri Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1420440 United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/201427 1850 federal census for Oregon County], [[United States Census 1850|1850 US Census information]].
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1401638 United States Census, 1850]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/144929 1860 federal census for Oregon County], [[United States Census 1860|1860 US Census information]].
*[[United States Census 1850]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1506278 1870 federal census for Oregon County], [[United States Census 1870|1870 US Census information]].
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1473181 United States Census, 1860]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1506279 1880 federal census for Oregon County], (no images). [[United States Census 1880|1880 US Census information]].
*[[United States Census 1860]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1568690 1900 federal census for Oregon County], [[United States Census 1900|1900 US Census information]].
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1438024 United States Census, 1870]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1568691 1910 federal census for Oregon County], (no images). [[United States Census 1910|1910 US Census information]].
*[[United States Census 1870]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list/?page=1&recordType=Census United States Census records, 1790 - 1940]. Enter 'United States Census' in Filter by Collection Name. (searchable index and images)
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1417683 United States Census, 1880] (no images)  
 
*[[United States Census 1850]]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221 United States Census, 1900]  
 
*[[United States Census 1900]]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;c=1488411 United States Census, 1920] (no images)  
 
*[[United States Census 1920]]
 
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.topozone.com/states/Missouri.asp?county=Oregon&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Oregon County, Missouri].
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{{MO Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
 
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*Many Court records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509120|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many Court records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509120|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Oregon&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Oregon County, Missouri Land Patents:&nbsp;1831-1969].  
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{{MO Land}}
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=MO&f2=&f3= BLM Land Patent Search].  
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*Many&nbsp;Land records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|373994|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/land/results.asp?txtName=&txtCounty=Oregon&txtYear=&hSearchID=Name Oregon County, Missouri Land Patents: 1831-1969].  
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ BLM Land Patent Search].  
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*Many Land records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|373994|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/pubbooks.htm Oregon County, Missouri Published Books].  
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{{MO History}}
*[http://web.mst.edu/~whmcinfo/counties/oregon/ Oregon County Missouri]. This lists collections in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla that del in some manner with Oregon County.  
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*Many&nbsp;History records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|425407|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=oregon+county+missouri+history Oregon County, Missouri histories] at various libraries (WorldCat).
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*[http://web.mst.edu/~whmcinfo/counties/oregon/ Oregon County Missouri]. This lists collections in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla that deal in some manner with Oregon County.  
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*Many History records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|425407|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from the FHL catalog.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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[[Image:Mooregon.jpg|right|400px|Mooregon.jpg]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/MO/County/oregon.htm 1895 U. S. Atlas of Oregon County Missouri].  
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/MO/County/oregon.htm 1895 U. S. Atlas of Oregon County Missouri].  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/maps/missouri/images/oregon.gif 1990 Federal Census Map of Oregon County Missouri].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/maps/missouri/images/oregon.gif 1990 Federal Census Map of Oregon County Missouri].  
 
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Oregon_County Oregon County townships].<br>  
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Oregon_County Oregon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>  
 
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Oregon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Oregon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/provost/results.asp?txtName=&radSearch=BEG&txtKeyword=&selCounty=Oregon Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers:&nbsp;1861-1866].  
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*'''1861 - 1866''' [https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/archives/archivesdb/provost/ Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers: 1861-1866]; select Oregon as county
*[http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=%22oregon+county+missouri%22+references&aq=f&oq=&aqi= Oregon County, Missouri World War II Casualties Army and Air Force].  
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*'''1900 - 1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I&nbsp;Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918]. $  
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*[https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/missouri.html Oregon County, Missouri World War II Casualties Army and Army Air Forces].  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002 U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]. $  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946]. $
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861 - 1865'''  {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Oregon County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Oregon County, Missouri:<br>
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:- [[Kimball's Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia 6 months (Union)|Kimball's Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia 6 months (Union)]], Company F<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company B<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company C<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company D<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company E<br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company F<br>
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:- [[4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company D<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], <br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company A<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company B<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate|8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate]], Company E<br>
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===== World War I =====
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*'''1917 - 1918''' [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918]. $  
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1938 - 1946''' [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946]. $
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*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1942''' [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002 U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]. $
  
 
==== Naturalization  ====
 
==== Naturalization  ====
  
*Many&nbsp;Naturalization records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509123|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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*Many Naturalization records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|509123|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/newspaper.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspapers].
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Oregon}}
*[http://www.nonawilliams.com/locations/missouri/oregon_co_news.htm Oregon County, Missouri Newspaper Clippings].
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*[http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Park/3507/ocorecor.htm Oregon County Newspapers].
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*[http://shsmo.org/newspaper/newspapercatalog/pdf/oregon.pdf Oregon County Newspaper Directory]
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*[http://shsmo.org/newspaper/mdnp/ Missouri Digital Newspaper Project]  
  
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==== Obituaries ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/obitmain.htm Oregon County obituaries]
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*[http://www.newspaperobituaries.net/missouri/oregon-county.htm Oregon County obituary resources]
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{MO Probate Intro}}
  
 
[[Image:Oregon County, Missouri.jpg|right|190x190px|Oregon County, Missouri.jpg]]  
 
[[Image:Oregon County, Missouri.jpg|right|190x190px|Oregon County, Missouri.jpg]]  
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/probate.htm Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records]. Index to Probate Records A-F.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mooregon/probaterecords.htm Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records]. Index to Probate Records A-F.  
*Many&nbsp;Probate records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|506274|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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*Many Probate records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|506274|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from the FHL catalog.
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750 - 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/schools.htm Oregon County, Missouri Schools].
 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{MO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Many vital records&nbsp;records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available through Inter-Library loan. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|491636|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
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{{MO Vital Intro}}
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Many vital records records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available through Inter-Library loan. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|491636|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
  
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
  
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*1827 - 1935 {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 
*Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1170&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] ($) has Oregon County records for 1883-1889, 1891, and 1895.
 
*Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1170&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] ($) has Oregon County records for 1883-1889, 1891, and 1895.
  
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
  
*[http://www.geocities.com/primarysources/index.html Oregon County Missouri Marriage Index, 1845-1885, Ripley County 1833-1849]. (Oregon County was organized on February 14, 1845, from Ripley County).
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*'''1750 - 1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1766 - 1983''' [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7843 Missouri Marriage Records, 1766-1983] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]  $
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*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1805 - 2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1845 - 1878''' Oregon County Marriage Index 1845-1878. Batch {{IGI|M515541}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1851 - 1900''' [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4474 Missouri Marriage Records, 1851-1900] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1877 - 1885''' - Oregon County Marriage Index 1877-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515542}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($) has the following records available:
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>They also have the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910] that has transcriptions of original records. This database is a work in progress and is far from complete.
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*'''1834 - 1910''' Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1172&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910] ($) has Oregon county records for 1883-1889.
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*'''1867 - 1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
::*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7843 Missouri Marriage Records, 1766-1983] ($).
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
::*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4474 Missouri Marriage Records, 1851-1900] ($).
 
::*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1171&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002] ($).
 
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies] <br><br>
  
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>They also have the [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/birthdeath/ Missouri Birth and Death Records Database, Pre-1910] that has transcriptions of original records. This database is a work in progress and is far from complete.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mooregon/ocgs.htm The Oregon County Genealogical Society]<br>C/O Courthouse <br>P.O. Box 324 <br>Alton, MO 65606 <br><br>
*Ancestry's [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1172&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Missouri Death Records, 1834-1910] ($) has Oregon county records for 1883-1889.
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Oregon County Historical Society<br>[mailto:ocmohistory@gmail.com Email]<br> [http://ocmohistory.wordpress.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
*[http://www.mooregon.org/ocgs.htm The Oregon County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20559&locTGroup=Libraries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=5&stateAbbv=&stateName= Oregon County Libraries]<br>
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; C/O Courthouse
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; P.O. Box 324
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
&nbsp;&nbsp; Alton, Missouri 65606
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20559&locTGroup=Libraries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=5&stateAbbv=&stateName= Oregon County Libraries].
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ADFF85" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites with online indexes or images of records''' </center>
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:oregon+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mooregon/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregon.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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|}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Oregon/ RootsWeb resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Oregon/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/oregon/ CyndisList]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/oregon-county/ StateofUS]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/ genealogytrails.com]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| variety of topics, with data submitted by individuals
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Oregon-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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|}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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|-
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203291&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Oregon%22 FamilySearch catalog]
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/oregon-county-missouri WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
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| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Oregon Missouri" and search catalog.
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
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| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Oregon County"
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|-
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Genealogy_Societies.2C_Archives_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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|}
  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/mo/oregon/oregon.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Oregon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mo/oregon/ Genealogy Trails, Oregon County, Missouri].
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mo/oregon/ Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy Forum].
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*[http://www.mooregon.org/index.html Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy and History].  
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
*[http://www.mooregon.org/funeralhomes.htm Oregon County, Missouri Funeral Homes].  
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| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Oregon/ Linkpendium Oregon County Genealogy and Family History].
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|-
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.oregon/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Oregon County Message Board
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|}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 19:18, 27 January 2017

United States Gotoarrow.png Missouri Gotoarrow.png Oregon County

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


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Oregon County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Oregon County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1845
County Seat Alton
Courthouse
MissouriOregonCourthouse.jpg
Address Oregon County Courthouse
PO Box 324
Alton, MO 65606
Phone: 417.778.7475
Oregon County Website


County Information

Oregon County, Missouri Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1883 1845 1883 1850 1845 1854

County Courthouse


Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, and court records; Probate Judge has probate records; Recorder Deeds has land records. [2]

History

Parent County

1845 Oregon County was created 14 February 1845 from Ripley County. County seat: Alton [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1863 Courthouse burned in October 1863, destroying many county records.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Oregon County, Missouri. Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser is available from the Springfield-Greene County Library District.
Also, the State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Carter  • Fulton County, Arkansas  • Howell  • Randolph County, Arkansas  • Ripley  • Shannon  • Sharp County, Arkansas

Oregon CountyRipley CountyButler CountyWayne CountyIron CountyReynolds CountyCarter CountyShannon CountyTexas CountyHowell CountyOzark CountyDouglas CountyClay CountyRandolph CountyGreene CountyLawrence CountyCraighead CountyIzard CountyFulton CountySharp CountyBaxter CountyStone CountyMarion CountyMOOregon.JPG



Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MOGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MOGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MOInterment
MOGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.

  • Oregon County, Missouri histories at various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Oregon County Missouri. This lists collections in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla that deal in some manner with Oregon County.
  • Many History records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from the FHL catalog.

Maps

Mooregon.jpg

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Oregon County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Oregon County, Missouri:

- Kimball's Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia 6 months (Union), Company F
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company B
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company C
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company D
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company E
- 12th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company F
- 4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company D
- 8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate,
- 8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company A
- 8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company B
- 8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate, Company E
World War I
World War II

Naturalization

  • Many Naturalization records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Obituaries

Probate

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Oregon County, Missouri.jpg
  • Oregon County, Missouri Probate Records. Index to Probate Records A-F.
  • Many Probate records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from the FHL catalog.

Online Probate Records

Schools

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Many vital records records for Oregon County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and may be available through Inter-Library loan. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

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.

Web Sites



Sites with online indexes or images of records
Missouri Digital Heritage Free digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
MOGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Sites that search for links pertaining to Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy
RootsWeb resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS Free family history resources and government records
genealogytrails.com Free variety of topics, with data submitted by individuals
Missouri Genealogy Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Oregon Missouri" and search catalog.
Missouri State Archives Library catalog; from this page you must search "Oregon County"
See also local libraries and Missouri Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy
Google+ Missouri Genealogy Network Community
Facebook list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
Ancestry.com Oregon County Message Board

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oregon County, Missouri. Page 403 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.