Oregon, Douglas County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Oregon, Douglas County Records, 1850-1983
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|Douglas, Oregon, United States|
|Flag of Oregon|
|Location of Douglas County, Oregon|
|Location of Oregon|
|Record Type||County Records|
|County Clerk, Roseburg, Oregon|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection consists of the following:
- Deed records and indexes (1852-1920)
- Marriage records and indexes (1913-1950)
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Oregon, Douglas County Records, 1850-1983.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
Land and property
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
|Court||Civil court and naturalization index||1859-1899|
|Court||Coroner's inquests index||1869-1972|
|Land and property||Deed||1853-1921|
|Land and property||Deed index-direct||1852-1941|
|Land and property||Deed index-indirect||1852-1941|
|Land and property||Deed record and patents||1900-1920|
|Land and property||Index to mining claims-direct and indirect||1857-1955|
|Land and property||Mining claim index||1857-1955|
|Land and property||Mining claims||1891-1955|
|Land and property||Mining claims-direct index||1857-1955|
|Land and property||Mining conveyance index||1887-1983|
|Land and property||Mining conveyances||1887-1960|
|Land and property||Miscellaneous and mining claims||1861-1891|
|Land and property||Water registration||1904-1914|
|Medical||Register of Physicians, midwives, and undertakers||1915|
|Naturalization||Civil court and naturalization index||1859-1899|
|Naturalization||Declarations of intention||1853-1972|
|Naturalization||Orders of the court, admitting or denying||1930-1969|
|Naturalization||Petitions for naturalization||1904 1960|
|Pensions||Old age applications||1934-1936|
|Pensions||Old age pension register||1934-1936|
|Probate||Letters of administration||1906-1935|
|Probate||Letters of administration and guardianship||1892-1914|
|Probate||Letters of guardianship||1915-1953|
|Probate||Letters testamentary wills||1912-1942|
|Probate||Mortgage index indirect||1853-1966|
|Probate||Mortgage index-direct and indirect||1850-1955|
|Probate||Widows with dependent children account register||1913-1927|
|Tax||Tax assessment roll||1873|
|Vital||Marriage records supplements||1852-1950|
Coverage Map[edit | edit source]
To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Oregon marriages click here.
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of the person
- The date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
- Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
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- Select the Record Type, Volume, Date Range to view the images.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage and death
- Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
- Use the information found in the record to find land and property records
- Use the information found in the record to find probate records
- If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records as well
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, of even initials
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Oregon.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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