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Guide to '''Clackamas County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{Click|Image:OR_ORP.png|Oregon Online Genealogy Records}}
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| county = Clackamas County
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| founded year = 1843
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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 Information ==
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=== Clackamas County, Oregon Record Dates ===
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clackamas County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Clackamas County, Oregon Genealogy#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clackamas County, Oregon Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1902
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1848
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clackamas/ Clackamas County Courthouse]<br>719 Main Street<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Phone: 503.722.2745&nbsp;<br><br>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>  
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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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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpclackamasdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Clackamas County Court House as of September/October 2006.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpclackamasdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Clackamas County Court House as of September/October 2006.
  
*Record Loss
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==== Record Loss ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
=== 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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<br> 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County]] set off.  
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'''11 January 1854:''' [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco County]] set off.  
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'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon Genealogy|Multhomah County]] set off. <br>
  
'''22 December 1854:''' [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multhomah County]] set off.  
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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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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
===== Cities  =====
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==== 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]]  
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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 Genealogy|Portland]] | [[Rivergrove, Oregon|Rivergrove]] | [[Sandy, Oregon|Sandy]] | [[Tualatin, Oregon|Tualatin]] | [[West Linn, Oregon|West Linn]] | [[Wilsonville, Oregon|Wilsonville]]  
  
===== Hamlets  =====
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==== Hamlets  ====
  
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[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
 
[[Beavercreek, Oregon|Beavercreek]] | [[Mulino, Oregon|Mulino]] | [[Stafford, Oregon|Stafford]]  
  
===== Village  =====
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==== Village  ====
  
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[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
 
[[Mount Hood Village, Oregon|Mount Hood Village]]  
  
===== Communities  =====
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==== 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]]
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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 Genealogy|Riverside]] | [[Springwater, Oregon|Springwater]] | [[Wankers Corner, Oregon|Wankers Corner]] | [[Welches, Oregon|Welches]] | [[Wemme, Oregon|Wemme]] | [[Yoder, Oregon|Yoder]] | [[Zigzag, Oregon|Zigzag]]  
  
 
=== 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 Genealogy|Hood River]] | [[Marion County, Oregon Genealogy|Marion]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon Genealogy|Multnomah]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco]] | [[Washington County, Oregon Genealogy|Washington]] | [[Yamhill County, Oregon Genealogy|Yamhill]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83177 Carus Cemetery, Oregon City]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158744 Cliffside Cemetery, Sandy]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82700 Damascus Cemetery, Damascus]  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
*[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=82415 Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Happy Valley]  
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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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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=39&CScnty=2207 Findagrave.com]
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82621 Sunnyside Cemetery, Happy Valley]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.orgenweb.org/clackamas/deaths/cemeteries.html ORGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Clackamas+Oregon&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Oregon&county=Clackamas&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clackamas/clackamascemetery.htm ORGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/oregon/clackamas.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/or/clackamas.htm ORInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://oregongravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=3 ORGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.oregonmetro.gov/cemeteries/search-cemetery-records Oregon Metro]
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/cemeteries.htm Oregon Genealogy Cemeteries]
  
 
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[[Image:Orclackamas.jpg|right|250px|Orclackamas.jpg]]
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
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=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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==== Civil War ====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932421|Oregon, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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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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[http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/ <u>Historic Oregon Newspapers</u>] as a division of the [http://library.uoregon.edu/diglib/odnp/index.html Oregon Digital Newspaper Program] has digitzied more than 644,000 pages of newspapers throughout Oregon. Dates range from 1846-1922 with selected issues continuing through 1973.
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Clackamas County Record (Oregon City)<br>Oregon City Courier (Oregon City)<br>oregon courier (Oregon City)
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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*'''1833 – 1963''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9078 Oregon Wills and Probate Records 1833-1963] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Clackamas County Coroner's Inquest 1859-1883, Certificates of Death 1921-1944  
 
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.
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==== Birth ====
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*'''1860 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|2351853|Oregon Births, 1860-1952}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family&nbsp;History Centers  ====
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'''Clackamas County Family History Society'''<br> PO Box 995<br> Oregon City 97045<br>[http://ccfhs.1extreme.net/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Clackamas County Historical Society and Museum'''<br>211 Tumwater Drive<br>Oregon City, OR 97045<br>Telephone: 503-655-5574<br><br>
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=== Family History Centers  ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Lake Oswego Oregon Family History Center]]  
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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]  
*[[Milwaukie Oregon Family History Center]] (Gladstone)  
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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]
*[[Molalla Oregon Family History Center]]  
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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]  
*[[Mount Hood Oregon Family History Center]] (Boring)  
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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]
*[[Oregon City 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]  
*[[Wilsonville Oregon Family History Center]]
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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]  
 
*[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
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 17:10, 3 October 2017

United States
Oregon
Clackamas County

Guide to Clackamas County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and 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
Or-clackamas-ch.jpg
Address Clackamas County Courthouse
719 Main Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503.722.2745
Clackamas County Website



County Information

Clackamas County, Oregon Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1902 1848 1850 1850 1844

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Quick Facts

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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

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
ORGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
ORGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
ORInterment
ORGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Oregon Cemeteries for more information.

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

Civil War

Newspapers

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


Historic Oregon Newspapers as a division of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program has digitzied more than 644,000 pages of newspapers throughout Oregon. Dates range from 1846-1922 with selected issues continuing through 1973.


Of particular interest to Clackamas researchers:

Clackamas County Record (Oregon City)
Oregon City Courier (Oregon City)
oregon courier (Oregon City)

Probate Records

Online 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.

Birth

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Clackamas County Family History Society
PO Box 995
Oregon City 97045
Website

Clackamas County Historical Society and Museum
211 Tumwater Drive
Oregon City, OR 97045
Telephone: 503-655-5574

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

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).