Oregon, Grant County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Oregon, Grant County Records, 1851-1992
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|Grant, Oregon, United States|
|Flag of Oregon|
|Location of Grant County, Oregon|
|Location of Oregon|
|Record Type||County Clerk Records|
|Grant County Courthouse, Canyon City, 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]
The collection consists of land, vital, probate and naturalization records and available indexes from the Grant County Clerk's Office. This collection is being published as images become available. This collection contain records for the years 1851 to 1992.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Oregon, Grant County Records, 1851-1992.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name of primary individual
- Event date
- Event place
- Names of parents
- Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
- Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
- Names of witnesses
- Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
- Description and value of property or land
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
|Circuit Court||Adjudication claims by decree||1895-1926|
|Circuit Court||adjudication claims-Strawberry Creek||1913-1961|
|Circuit Court||Petitions for irrigation- Starlight District||1913-1961|
|Circuit Court||Water rights||1900-1959|
|County Court||Bids for care of county paupers||1876-1901|
|County Court||County poor petitions||1865-1915|
|County Court||Record law journal||1883-1919|
|County Court||Register of married women's personal property||1876-1908|
|District court||Mining claims index||1862-1863|
|Land and property||Community ownership of property index||1943-1952|
|Land and property||Deed index||1864-1871|
|Land and property||Deed index-direct||1864-1990|
|Land and property||Deed index-indirect||1864-1982|
|Land and property||Deeds||1851-1971|
|Land and property||Deeds-homesteads||1889-1917|
|Land and property||Deeds (misc)||1874-1887|
|Land and property||Deeds (originals)||1865-1920|
|Land and property||Deeds-preemptions||1889-1907|
|Land and property||Land filings||1889-1909|
|Land and property||Land filings proofs||1887-1890|
|Land and property||Land present owner||1876-1957|
|Land and property||Land registration docket||1905-1918|
|Land and property||Land registration index of registered owners||1908-1918|
|Land and property||Miscellaneous||1886|
|Land and property||Present owner-lots||1877-1909|
|Land and property||Record final proofs||1887-1909|
|Land and property||Register of titles||1905-1963|
|Land and property||Tract index-lands and lots||1925|
|Military||War census registration||1917|
|Naturalization||Declaration of intention index||1872-1929|
|Naturalization||Declaration of intention||1854-1963|
|Naturalization||Orders of the court||1930-1969|
|Naturalization||Petitions and petition evidence||1906-1969|
|Probate||County Court Journal and index||1864-1911|
|Probate||Journal and index||1889-1971|
|Probate||Register and index||1882-1992|
|Vital||Births and deaths||1858-1929|
|Vital||Coroners' inquests and index||1867-1955|
|Vital||Delayed birth certificates||1883-1947|
|Vital||Delayed birth certificates, applications, decrees, orders, affidavits||1880-1924|
|Vital||Marriage and index||1864-1959|
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 your ancestor
- The date of the event
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select the Record category
- Select the Record Type, Year Range and Volume 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. Keep track of your research in a research log.
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
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, or 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]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details page in the section Citing this Collection.
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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