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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Coos County'' [[Image:Or-coos.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Coos County]]
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Coos County''
  
== [http://www.co.coos.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Guide to '''Coos County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Or-coos-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Coos County Courthouse, 1916 with additions in early 1950s]] 250 N. Baxter<br>Coquille, OR 97423
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=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Coos County
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| county_map = Oregon Coos County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1853
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| founded date = December 22
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| seat = Coquille
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| building address = Coos County Courthouse<br>250 N Baxter Street<br>Coquille, OR 97423<br>Phone: 541.396.3121<br>[http://www.co.coos.or.us/ '''Coos County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1906-1929,
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marriage records from 1857, land records from 1854,
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widows’ military pensions 1929-1950 and some
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school records; State Courts have divorce and probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coos 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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==== Records Held at the Courthouse  ====
  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpcoosdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Coos County Court House as of August/September 2004.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpcoosdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Coos County Court House as of August/September 2004.
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*Record Loss:
 
*Record Loss:
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
*Named after a tribe of [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native Americans]] who lived in the area.
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*[[Trivia Tidbits, Coos County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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| {{Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon}}
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| align="center" | {{Wikipedia|Coos County, Oregon}}
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|} Named after a tribe of [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]] who lived in the area.  
  
==== Parent County ====
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Coos County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
  
*Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] and [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] Counties 22 December 1853.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Parent Counties  ====
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'''22 December 1853:''' Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] and [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*Part was taken to form [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry County]] 18 December 1855.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 December 1855:''' Part was taken to form [[Curry County, Oregon|Curry County]].
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Bandon, Oregon|Bandon]] | [[Coos Bay, Oregon|Coos Bay]] | [[Coquille, Oregon|Coquille]] | [[Lakeside, Oregon|Lakeside]] | [[Myrtle Point, Oregon|Myrtle Point]] | [[North Bend, Oregon|North Bend]] | [[Powers, Oregon|Powers]]
*Bandon
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*Coos Bay
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Allegany, Oregon|Allegany]] | [[Arago, Oregon|Arago]] | [[Barview, Oregon|Barview]] | [[Bunker Hill, Oregon|Bunker Hill]] | [[Charleston, Oregon|Charleston]] | [[Remote, Oregon|Remote]]
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
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[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]]
*Coquille
 
*Lakeside
 
  
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
*Myrtle Point
 
*North Bend
 
  
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Coos County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
*Powers
 
  
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== Resources  ==
  
===== Communities  =====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Census  ===
  
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*1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
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*1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
*Allegany
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*1860
*Arago
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*1870
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*1880
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*1890
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*1900
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
  
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=== Church History and Records ===
*Barview
 
*Bunker Hill
 
  
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===== Lutheran  =====
*Charleston
 
  
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:*Records of First Norwegian Lutheran Church, North Bend, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).<ref name="ev">"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, ''Minnesota Historical Society,'' http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.</ref>
*Remote
 
  
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=== Court Records  ===
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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=== Gazetteers ===
  
[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Josephine County, Oregon|Josephine]]
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
== Resources ==
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Census ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Church  ====
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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.
  
==== Court ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Land  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Coos County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Coos Bay Oregon Family History Center]] (North Bend)
  
==== Taxation ====
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== Websites ==
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/coos/ The Coos County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Coos/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/coos/coostoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/coos/coostoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207091|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Coos County
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Coos County Oregon Genealogy References ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}
*[http://www.orgenweb.org/coos/ The Coos County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/coos/coostoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Coos County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/coos/coostoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Coos County
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207091&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Coos&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Coos County
 
  
== References  ==
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
[[Category:Coos_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Coos_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 01:54, 18 June 2013

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


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Coos County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Coos County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 22, 1853
County Seat Coquille
Courthouse
Or-coos-ch.jpg
Address Coos County Courthouse
250 N Baxter Street
Coquille, OR 97423
Phone: 541.396.3121
Coos County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1906-1929, 
marriage records from 1857, land records from 1854, 
widows’ military pensions 1929-1950 and some 
school records; State Courts have divorce and probate records. [1] 

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Template:Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Coos County, Oregon
Named after a tribe of Native Americans who lived in the area.

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent Counties

22 December 1853: Created from Umpqua and Jackson Counties. [2]

Boundary Changes

18 December 1855: Part was taken to form Curry County.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Bandon | Coos Bay | Coquille | Lakeside | Myrtle Point | North Bend | Powers

Communities

Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.

Allegany | Arago | Barview | Bunker Hill | Charleston | Remote

Neighboring Counties

Curry | Douglas

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

  • 1855 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1857 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1858 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of First Norwegian Lutheran Church, North Bend, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[3]

Court Records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Maps

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

Coos County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coos 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. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.
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