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=== County Courthouse<br>&nbsp; ===
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Guide to '''Lake County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ Lake County Courthouse]<br>513 Center Street<br>Lakeview, Or 97630<br>Phone: 541-947-6006<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records;<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), Klamath County, Oregon page 573, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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| founded year = 1874
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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>513 Center Street<br>Lakeview, Or 97630<br>Phone: 541-947-6006<br>[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ '''Lake County Website'''] }}
  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Lake County, Oregon Record Dates ====
  
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=== County Courthouse<br>  ===
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County Clerk has marriage and land records.<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), Klamath County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ Lake County Government]  
 
[http://www.lakecountyor.org/ Lake County Government]  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Lake County, Oregon}} Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including [http://www.southernoregon.com/lakeabert/index.html Lake Abert] and {{wpd|Goose Lake (Oregon-California)|Goose Lake}}.  
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Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including [http://www.southernoregon.com/lakeabert/index.html Lake Abert] and {{wpd|Goose Lake (Oregon-California)|Goose Lake}}.  
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Lake County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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[[Lake County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''24 October 1874:''' Created from [[Jackson County, Oregon|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
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'''24 October 1874:''' Created from [[Jackson County, Oregon Genealogy|Jackson]] and [[Wasco County, Oregon Genealogy|Wasco]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 October 1882:''' Part taken for [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] County.  
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'''17 October 1882:''' Part taken for [[Klamath County, Oregon Genealogy|Klamath]] 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.
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====Record Loss====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Lakeview, Oregon|Lakeview]] | [[Paisley, Oregon|Paisley]]  
 
[[Lakeview, Oregon|Lakeview]] | [[Paisley, Oregon|Paisley]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Adel, Oregon|Adel]] | [[Christmas Valley, Oregon|Christmas Valley]] | [[Fort Rock, Oregon|Fort Rock]] | [[New Pine Creek, Oregon|New Pine Creek]] | [[Plush, Oregon|Plush]] | [[Silver Lake, Oregon|Silver Lake]] | [[Summer Lake, Oregon|Summer Lake]] | [[Valley Falls, Oregon|Valley Falls]]  
 
[[Adel, Oregon|Adel]] | [[Christmas Valley, Oregon|Christmas Valley]] | [[Fort Rock, Oregon|Fort Rock]] | [[New Pine Creek, Oregon|New Pine Creek]] | [[Plush, Oregon|Plush]] | [[Silver Lake, Oregon|Silver Lake]] | [[Summer Lake, Oregon|Summer Lake]] | [[Valley Falls, Oregon|Valley Falls]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon|Klamath]] | [[Modoc County, California|Modoc County]], California | [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe County]], Nevada  
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[[Deschutes County, Oregon Genealogy|Deschutes]] | [[Harney County, Oregon Genealogy|Harney]] | [[Klamath County, Oregon Genealogy|Klamath]] | [[Modoc County, California|Modoc County]], California | [[Washoe County, Nevada Genealogy|Washoe County]], Nevada  
  
 
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
 
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
 
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=39&GScnty=2223&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/lakecems.htm ORGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Lake+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=Lake&cemetery_name=a#/ 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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=== Land and Property  ===
 
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Orlake.jpg|200px]]
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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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  ===
 
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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.
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
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'''Online 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  ===
 
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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.
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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  ==
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'''Lake County Historical Society'''<br>118 South E St<br>Lakeview 97630-1721<br>Telephone: 541-947-2220<br>[http://www.lakecountyor.org/links/museum.php Website]<br><br>
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'''Lake County Historical Society'''<br> 35 S. "G" St.<br> PO Box 48<br> Lakeview, OR 97630-1721 <br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Lakeview Oregon Family History Center]]
 
*[[Lakeview Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/lake-county/ Lake 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://d-matney.com/USGW/Lake-Oregon.html The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://d-matney.com/USGW/Lake-Oregon.html The Lake County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lake/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lake/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lake/laketoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (Backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207137|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
 
*{{FHL|207137|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
== References  ==
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== Lake County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}  
  
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Oregon]]

Latest revision as of 17:12, 3 October 2017

United States
Oregon
Lake County

Guide to Lake County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Lake County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 24, 1874
County Seat Lakeview
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
513 Center Street
Lakeview, Or 97630
Phone: 541-947-6006
Lake County Website



County Information


Lake County, Oregon Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1875 1880 1870 1875

County Courthouse

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

Lake County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lake County Court House as of July 2009.

Lake County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

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

Named for sizeable number of lakes found within the boundary, including Lake Abert and Goose Lake.

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

Parent County

24 October 1874: Created from Jackson and Wasco Counties. [2]

Boundary Changes

17 October 1882: Part taken for Klamath 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.

Record Loss

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Lakeview | Paisley

Communities

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Adel | Christmas Valley | Fort Rock | New Pine Creek | Plush | Silver Lake | Summer Lake | Valley Falls

Neighboring Counties

Deschutes | Harney | Klamath | Modoc County, California | Washoe County, Nevada

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

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

Census

  • 1875 State Original
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orlake.jpg

Military History and Records

Civil War

Newspapers

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

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

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

Lake County Historical Society
118 South E St
Lakeview 97630-1721
Telephone: 541-947-2220
Website

Lake County Historical Society
35 S. "G" St.
PO Box 48
Lakeview, OR 97630-1721

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

Lake County Oregon Genealogy References

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