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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Gilliam County'' [[Image:Or-gilliam.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Gilliam County]]
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Gilliam County''
  
== [http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Guide to '''Gilliam County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
[[Image:Or-gilliam-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gilliam County Courthouse, 1955, replacing 1903 building destroyed by fire]]
 
P.O. Box 427<br>Condon, OR 97823
 
  
== History  ==
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{{ORDC}}
  
*Named for Cornelius Gilliam, who commanded the provisional government forces after the Whitman Massacre.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Gilliam County
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| county_map = Oregon Gilliam County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1899
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Condon
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| building image =
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| building address = Gilliam County Courthouse<br>221 South Oregon Street<br>Condon, Or 97823<br>Phone: 541-384-2311<br>[http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/directory/index.html '''Gilliam County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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*Created from [[Wasco_County,_Oregon|Wasco]] County 25 February 1885. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
*Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler_County,_Oregon|Wheeler]] County 17 Feb 1899.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1885.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam 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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''17 Feb 1899:''' Parts were taken to form [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] County.  
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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.  
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Arlington, Oregon|Arlington]] | [[Condon, Oregon|Condon]] | [[Lonerock, Oregon|Lonerock]]
*Arlington
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Alville, Oregon|Alville]] | [[Clem, Oregon|Clem]] | [[Eddy, Oregon|Eddy]] | [[Igo, Oregon|Igo]] | [[Mayville, Oregon|Mayville]] | [[Mikkalo, Oregon|Mikkalo]] | [[Olex, Oregon|Olex]] | [[Rock Creek, Gilliam County, Oregon|Rock Creek]] | [[Thirtymile, Oregon|Thirtymile]] | [[Trail Fork, Oregon|Trail Fork]]
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===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
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[[Ajax, Oregon|Ajax]]
  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
*Condon
 
  
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[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State
*Lonerock
 
  
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
  
===== Communities  =====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
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== Resources  ==
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| {{Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon}}
 
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*Alville
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*Clem
 
*Eddy
 
  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
*Igo
 
*Mayville
 
*Mikkalo
 
  
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=== Census  ===
*Olex
 
*Rock Creek
 
  
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==== Federal  ====
*Thirtymile
 
*Trail Fork
 
  
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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  ===
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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=== Court Records ===
  
[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]] | [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]] | [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat County]], Washington State
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
=== Records Held at the Courhouse ===
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=== History ===
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpGilliamdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Gilliam County Court House as of May 2004.
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Record Loss ===
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Orgilliam.jpg|900px]]
  
== Resources ==
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=== Migration ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
  
==== Census ====
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_River Columbia River]
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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>
  
==== Church ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Newspapers  ===
==== Gazetteers ====
 
  
==== Land  ====
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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.
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Military  ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Gilliam County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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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.
  
==== Taxation ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/gilliam-county/ Gilliam County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Gilliam County (mirror site)  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207108&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Gilliam&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Gilliam County.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orgillia/ The Gilliam County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Gilliam/ Linkpendium]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/gilliam/gilliamtoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*{{FHL|207108|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Gilliam County.
  
== References  ==
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== Gilliam County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
  
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Gilliam_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 00:28, 19 July 2014

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


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Gilliam County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Gilliam County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1899
County Seat Condon
Courthouse
Address Gilliam County Courthouse
221 South Oregon Street
Condon, Or 97823
Phone: 541-384-2311
Gilliam County Website




County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1885.[1]

Boundary Changes

17 Feb 1899: Parts were taken to form Wheeler County.

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.

Populated Places

Cities

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

Arlington | Condon | Lonerock

Communities

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

Alville | Clem | Eddy | Igo | Mayville | Mikkalo | Olex | Rock Creek | Thirtymile | Trail Fork

Defunct Post Offices

Ajax

Neighboring Counties

Morrow | Sherman | Wasco | Wheeler | Klickitat County, Washington State

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources

Template:Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Gilliam County, Oregon

Cemeteries

Census

Federal

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orgilliam.jpg

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Gilliam 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

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

Gilliam County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilliam County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).