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{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Josephine County'' [[Image:Or-josephine.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Josephine County''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Josephine County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1856
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| founded date = January 22
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| seat = Grants Pass
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| building address = Josephine County Courthouse<br>500 NW 6th Street<br>Grants Pass, OR 97526<br>Phone: 541.474.5243<br>[http://www.co.josephine.or.us/ '''Josephine County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://www.co.josephine.or.us/ http://www.co.josephine.or.us/]<br>500 NW 6th Street Dept. 6<br>Grants Pass, OR 97526<br>Phone: 541-474-5221 <br>Courts 541-476-2309<br>  
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1857.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Josephine County, Oregon page 573, {{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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''22 January 1856:''' Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County. <ref> {{WorldCat|50140092}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''22 January 1856:''' Created from [[Umpqua County, Oregon|Umpqua]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Cave Junction, Oregon|Cave Junction]] | [[Grants Pass, Oregon|Grants Pass]]  
 
[[Cave Junction, Oregon|Cave Junction]] | [[Grants Pass, Oregon|Grants Pass]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Galice, Oregon|Galice]] | [[Fruitdale, Oregon|Fruitdale]] | [[Harbeck, Oregon|Harbeck]] | [[Kerby, Oregon|Kerby]] | [[Merlin, Oregon|Merlin]] | [[O'Brien, Oregon|O'Brien]] | [[Redwood, Oregon|Redwood]] | [[Selma, Oregon|Selma]] | [[Sunny Valley, Oregon|Sunny Valley]] | [[Takilma, Oregon|Takilma]] | [[Waldo, Oregon|Waldo]] | [[Williams, Oregon|Williams]] | [[Wolf Creek, Oregon|Wolf Creek]]  
 
[[Galice, Oregon|Galice]] | [[Fruitdale, Oregon|Fruitdale]] | [[Harbeck, Oregon|Harbeck]] | [[Kerby, Oregon|Kerby]] | [[Merlin, Oregon|Merlin]] | [[O'Brien, Oregon|O'Brien]] | [[Redwood, Oregon|Redwood]] | [[Selma, Oregon|Selma]] | [[Sunny Valley, Oregon|Sunny Valley]] | [[Takilma, Oregon|Takilma]] | [[Waldo, Oregon|Waldo]] | [[Williams, Oregon|Williams]] | [[Wolf Creek, Oregon|Wolf Creek]]  
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===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
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[[Almeda, Oregon|Almeda]] | [[Altamont, Josephine County, Oregon|Altamont]] |
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | '''California '''counties: [[Del Norte County, California|Del Norte]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]]  
 
[[Curry County, Oregon|Curry]] | [[Douglas County, Oregon|Douglas]] | [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] | '''California '''counties: [[Del Norte County, California|Del Norte]] | [[Siskiyou County, California|Siskiyou]]  
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
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Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Josephine County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Probate  ===
 
=== Probate  ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Josephine County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cave Junction Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Grants Pass Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
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*[http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://orgenweb.org/josephine/ The Josephine County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Josephine/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Josephine/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/josephine/josephinetoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Josephine County.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/josephine/josephinetoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/josephine/josephinetoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Josephine County. (Backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/josephine/josephinetoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207131&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Josephine&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Josephine County.
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*{{FHL|207131|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Josephine_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Josephine_County,_Oregon]]

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Josephine County, Oregon
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 22, 1856
County Seat Grants Pass
Courthouse
Address Josephine County Courthouse
500 NW 6th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: 541.474.5243
Josephine County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1857.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Josephine County, Oregon

Named for Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort, the first white woman to settle in southern Oregon.

Parent County

22 January 1856: Created from Umpqua County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Cave Junction | Grants Pass

Communities

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Galice | Fruitdale | Harbeck | Kerby | Merlin | O'Brien | Redwood | Selma | Sunny Valley | Takilma | Waldo | Williams | Wolf Creek

Defunct Post Offices

Almeda | Altamont |

Neighboring Counties

Curry | Douglas | Jackson | California counties: Del Norte | Siskiyou

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

  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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 and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Josephine County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
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