Sherman County, Oregon Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Sherman County

County Courthouse

Sherman County Courthouse
500 Court Street
Moro, OR 97039
Phone: 541.565.3606 

County Clerk has marrriage and probate records 1889,
birth records 1904-1939, death records 1905-1952
and court records from 1894

Quick Facts

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

Parent County

25 February 1889: Sherman county was created from Wasco County. Named for William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War. [1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Grass Valley | Moro | Rufus | Wasco

Communities
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Ainsworth | Biggs Junction | Kent

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Wasco | Klickitat, Washington

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Sherman 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

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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

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