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[[Portal:United States Probate|Portal:United States Probate ]]>[[Oregon|Oregon]]  
 
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== History ==
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== History ==
  
 
In the Oregon territorial era a probate court handled probate matters.  
 
In the Oregon territorial era a probate court handled probate matters.  
  
== Availability ==
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== Availability ==
  
 
A few of the early probate files are now at the Oregon State Archives. Since 1859 the probate judge in each county has had jurisdiction over wills and the disposition of estates. Although some records are in the circuit court, the majority are kept by the clerk of each county court. The Family History Library has many of these records on microfilm.  
 
A few of the early probate files are now at the Oregon State Archives. Since 1859 the probate judge in each county has had jurisdiction over wills and the disposition of estates. Although some records are in the circuit court, the majority are kept by the clerk of each county court. The Family History Library has many of these records on microfilm.  
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The [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html Oregon State Archives] also has placed some of the records online.&nbsp; <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
The [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html Oregon State Archives] also has placed some of the records online.&nbsp; <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
Oregon State Archives:&nbsp; [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html]
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Oregon State Archives:&nbsp; [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html]  
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== References ==
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''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/Rg/frameset_rg.asp?Dest=G1&Aid=&Gid=&Lid=&Sid=&Did=&Juris1=&Event=&Year=&Gloss=&Sub=&Tab=&Entry=&Guide=Oregon.ASP Oregon Research Outline].'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department, 1998, 2001.
  
 
[[Category:Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Oregon]]

Revision as of 23:15, 19 August 2008

Portal:United States Probate >Oregon

History

In the Oregon territorial era a probate court handled probate matters.

Availability

A few of the early probate files are now at the Oregon State Archives. Since 1859 the probate judge in each county has had jurisdiction over wills and the disposition of estates. Although some records are in the circuit court, the majority are kept by the clerk of each county court. The Family History Library has many of these records on microfilm.

The Oregon State Archives also has placed some of the records online. 

Web Sites

Oregon State Archives:  http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/prob.html

References

Oregon Research Outline. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department, 1998, 2001.