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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clackamas County'' [[Image:Or-clackamas.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clackamas County''  
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Guide to '''Clackamas County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Clackamas County
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| county_map = Oregon Clackamas County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = July 5
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| seat = Oregon City
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| building address = Clackamas County Courthouse<br>719 Main Street<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Phone: 503.722.2745<br>[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clackamas/ '''Clackamas County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-clackamas-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.clackamas.us/clerk/ http://www.clackamas.us/clerk/]<br>Clackamas County Office of the County Clerk<br>2051 Kaen Rd, 2nd floor<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>  
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County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846. <br>State Archivist has custody of some old county records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records held at the Courthouse  ===
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Clackamas County, Oregon}} [[Image:Willamettefishingatfalls.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]
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Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.
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[[Image:Willamettefishingatfalls.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
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<br> Named after the [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] living in the area, the [[Clackamas Indians|Clackamas Indians]], part of the Chinookan people.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
 
'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
  
'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off.
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'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off. <br>
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Barlow, Oregon|Barlow]] | [[Canby, Oregon|Canby]] | [[Damascus, Oregon|Damascus]] | [[Estacada, Oregon|Estacada]] | [[Gladstone, Oregon|Gladstone]] | [[Happy Valley, Oregon|Happy Valley]] | [[Johnson City, Oregon|Johnson City]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Molalla, Oregon|Molalla]] | [[Oregon City, Oregon|Oregon City]] | [[Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]  
 
[[Barlow, Oregon|Barlow]] | [[Canby, Oregon|Canby]] | [[Damascus, Oregon|Damascus]] | [[Estacada, Oregon|Estacada]] | [[Gladstone, Oregon|Gladstone]] | [[Happy Valley, Oregon|Happy Valley]] | [[Johnson City, Oregon|Johnson City]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Molalla, Oregon|Molalla]] | [[Oregon City, Oregon|Oregon City]] | [[Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]  
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===== Hamlets  =====
 
===== Hamlets  =====
  
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[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
 
[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
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===== Village  =====
 
===== Village  =====
  
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[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
 
[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Barton, Oregon|Barton]] | [[Boring, Oregon|Boring]] | [[Brightwood, Oregon|Brightwood]] | [[Carver, Oregon|Carver]] | [[Colton, Oregon|Colton]] | [[Cottrell, Oregon|Cottrell]] | [[Eagle Creek, Oregon|Eagle Creek]] | [[Government Camp, Oregon|Government Camp]] | [[Jennings Lodge, Oregon|Jennings Lodge]] | [[Liberal, Oregon|Liberal]] | [[Marmot, Oregon|Marmot]] | [[Marquam, Oregon|Marquam]] | [[Marylhurst, Oregon|Marylhurst]] | [[Oak Grove, Oregon|Oak Grove]] | [[Oatfield, Oregon|Oatfield]] | [[Redland, Oregon|Redland]] | [[Rhododendron, Oregon|Rhododendron]] | [[Riverside, Clackamas County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]  
 
[[Barton, Oregon|Barton]] | [[Boring, Oregon|Boring]] | [[Brightwood, Oregon|Brightwood]] | [[Carver, Oregon|Carver]] | [[Colton, Oregon|Colton]] | [[Cottrell, Oregon|Cottrell]] | [[Eagle Creek, Oregon|Eagle Creek]] | [[Government Camp, Oregon|Government Camp]] | [[Jennings Lodge, Oregon|Jennings Lodge]] | [[Liberal, Oregon|Liberal]] | [[Marmot, Oregon|Marmot]] | [[Marquam, Oregon|Marquam]] | [[Marylhurst, Oregon|Marylhurst]] | [[Oak Grove, Oregon|Oak Grove]] | [[Oatfield, Oregon|Oatfield]] | [[Redland, Oregon|Redland]] | [[Rhododendron, Oregon|Rhododendron]] | [[Riverside, Clackamas County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]
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[[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon|Yamhill]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158744 Cliffside Cemetery, Sandy]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158744 Cliffside Cemetery, Sandy]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82700 Damascus Cemetery, Damascus]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82700 Damascus Cemetery, Damascus]  
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82355 Forester Cemetery, Eagle Creek]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82355 Forester Cemetery, Eagle Creek]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82705 Moehneke Cemetery, Beavercreek]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82705 Moehneke Cemetery, Beavercreek]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82703 Redland Cemetery, Oregon City]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82621 Sunnyside Cemetery, Happy Valley]
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Orclackamas.jpg|900px|Orclackamas.jpg]]
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
=== Migration  ===
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]  
 
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_River Willamette River]  
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon
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:*[[Applegate Trail]] 1846 from Winnemucca, Nevada to Oregon City, Oregon  
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
 
:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
  
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
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=== Probate Records ===
  
===Rivers and Waterways===
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Clackamas County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Clackamas County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
  
=== Vital Records ===
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=== Vital Records ===
  
 
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
 
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:  
  
Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944
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Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944  
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family&nbsp;History Centers  ====
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Lake Oswego Oregon Family History Center]]  
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*[[Milwaukie Oregon Family History Center]] (Gladstone)  
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*[[Lake Oswego Oregon Family History Center]]1271 Overlook Dr Lake Oswego OR 97034 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/1271+Overlook+Dr/@45.3964442,-122.6955784,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x5495730a13ad4c4f:0x3da736ba6b187d36 Location Map]  
*[[Molalla Oregon Family History Center]]  
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*[[Milwaukie Oregon Family History Center]] (Gladstone) 8331 Cason Rd Gladstone, OR 97027-1416 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/8331+Cason+Rd/@45.3907822,-122.5833218,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54957429e9519eb7:0x268039aff0b05a7f Location Map]
*[[Mount Hood Oregon Family History Center]] (Boring)  
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*[[Molalla Oregon Family History Center]]13250 S Hwy 211 Molalla OR 97038-9253 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/13250+Oregon+211/@45.1487349,-122.5942482,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54956213c950d721:0x77f43021811160d5 Location Map]
*[[Oregon City Oregon Family History Center]]  
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*[[Mount Hood Oregon Family History Center]](Boring) 12300 SE 312th Ave 12300 Boring OR 97009 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/12300+SE+312th+Ave/@45.434189,-122.34085,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54959bad466e423f:0x1a27ea78c5aea084 Location Map]
*[[Wilsonville Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Oregon City Oregon Family History Center]]14340 Donovan Rd Oregon City OR 97045 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/14340+Donovan+Rd/@45.354603,-122.572739,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x549576d930cae10b:0x755696ee191918d8 Location Map]  
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*[[Wilsonville Oregon Family History Center]]29350 SW Town Center Loop E Wilsonville, OR 97070-9465 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/29350+SW+Town+Center+Loop+E/@45.307876,-122.758964,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54956ef5c5ae8967:0x4861abacd92877db Location Map]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/clackamas-county/ Clackamas County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://orgenweb.org/clackamas/ The Clackamas County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clackamas/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clackamas/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamastoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
*{{FHL|207069|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Clackamas County
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*{{FHL|207069|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Clackamas County
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== Clackamas County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Clackamas County

Guide to Clackamas County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Clackamas County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Clackamas County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 5, 1843
County Seat Oregon City
Courthouse
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Address Clackamas County Courthouse
719 Main Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503.722.2745
Clackamas County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records 1846.
State Archivist has custody of some old county records.[1]

Records held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss

Quick Facts

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Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Clackamas County, Oregon
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Named after the Native Americans living in the area, the Clackamas Indians, part of the Chinookan people.

Parent County

5 July 1843: Clackamas county was created from the Oregon Territory. [2]

Boundary Changes

11 January 1854: Wasco County set off.

22 December 1854: Multhomah County set off.

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Barlow | Canby | Damascus | Estacada | Gladstone | Happy Valley | Johnson City | Lake Oswego | Milwaukie | Molalla | Oregon City | Portland | Rivergrove | Sandy | Tualatin | West Linn | Wilsonville

Hamlets

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Beavercreek | Mulino | Stafford

Village

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Mount Hood Village

Communities

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Barton | Boring | Brightwood | Carver | Colton | Cottrell | Eagle Creek | Government Camp | Jennings Lodge | Liberal | Marmot | Marquam | Marylhurst | Oak Grove | Oatfield | Redland | Rhododendron | Riverside | Springwater | Wankers Corner | Welches | Wemme | Yoder | Zigzag

Neighboring Counties

Hood River | Marion | Multnomah | Wasco | Washington | Yamhill

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1845  Territorial Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1849  Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1850
  • 1854 Original, Transcription and Index
  • 1855 State Original
  • 1856 Transcriptions and Index
  • 1857 State Original and Transcription
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

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Migration

Early migration routes to and from Clackamas County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

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

The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:

Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

Clackamas County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clackamas County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  3. 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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