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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lincoln County''
  
'''Lincoln county''' was created from [[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] and [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] Counties 20 February 1893. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead.  
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Guide to '''Lincoln County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
The county seat is Newport.  
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| county = Lincoln County
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| county_map = Oregon Lincoln County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1893
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = Newport
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| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>225 W Olive Street<br>Newport, OR 97365<br>Phone: 541.265.4131<br>[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse <br><br>  ===
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1916, <br>marriage records from 1905, land records from 1893, <br>military discharge records from 1945 and voter <br>registration from 1920.<br>District Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln 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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[http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ &nbsp;]
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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'''20 February 1893:''' The county was created from [[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] and [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplincolndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.  
 
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplincolndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.  
  
=== Cities ===
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
  
Depoe Bay | Lincoln City | Newport | Siletz | Toledo | Waldport | Yachats
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===== Cities  =====
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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[[Depoe Bay, Oregon|Depoe Bay]] | [[Lincoln City, Oregon|Lincoln City]] | [[Newport, Oregon|Newport]] | [[Siletz, Oregon|Siletz]] | [[Toledo, Oregon|Toledo]] | [[Waldport, Oregon|Waldport]] | [[Yachats, Oregon|Yachats]]
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===== Communities  =====
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[[Agate Beach, Oregon|Agate Beach]] | [[Beverly Beach, Oregon|Beverly Beach]] | [[Chitwood, Oregon|Chitwood]] | [[Eddyville, Oregon|Eddyville]] | [[Fisher, Oregon|Fisher]] | [[Gleneden Beach, Oregon|Gleneden Beach]] | [[Kernville, Oregon|Kernville]] | [[Lincoln Beach, Oregon|Lincoln Beach]] | [[Otis, Oregon|Otis]] | [[Otter Rock, Oregon|Otter Rock]] | [[Rose Lodge, Oregon|Rose Lodge]] | [[Seal Rock, Oregon|Seal Rock]] | [[Tidewater, Oregon|Tidewater]]
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===== Indian Reservation  =====
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Siletz, located on the Siletz River (Confederated Tribes of Siletz - specifically - the Rogue River tribe, Shasta, Scoton, Shasta Costa (or Shistakwasta), Grave Creek tribe, Chetco, Coquille (or Mishikwutmetunne), Tututni (or Tututunne), Tolowa, and likely a small number of Siuslaw, Coos, Latgawa, Dakubetede, Taltushtuntude, Takelma, and Kuitsh peoples.)
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
Agate Beach | Alsea Rivera | Bayshore | Bayview | Bellamy | Beverly Beach | Burnt Woods | Chitwood | Coronado Shores | Cutler City | Delake | Denzer | Drift Creek | Eddyville | Elk City | Euclid | Fisher | Forfar | Four Cabin Corner | Fruitvale | Glen | Gleneden Beach | Harlan } Holiday Beach | Kernville | Lincoln Beach | Linville | Little Albany | Little Elk | Little Switzerland | Logsden | Morrison | Nashville | Nelscott | Neotsu | Newport Heights | Nortons | Ocean Park | Oceanlake | Ona | Otis | Otter Rock | Oysterville | Pacific Palisades | Pioneer | Pioneer City | Roads End | Rose Lodge | Salishan | Salishan Beach | San Marine | Seal Rock | South Beach | Sunnyridge | Taft | Three Rocks | Tidwater | Tillicum Beach | Wakonda Beach | Wecoma Beach | Westwood Village | Yaquina
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
 
[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]]  
 
[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]]  
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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. [[Lincoln County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biographies ====
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=== Biography[[Trivia Tidbits, Lincoln County, Oregon|<br>]]  ===
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=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
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=== Census  ===
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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=== Land and Property ===
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Orlincoln.jpg|900px]]
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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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. [[Lincoln County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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=== Taxation  ===
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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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== 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]
  
==== Church Records ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lincoln City Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Newport Oregon Family History Center]]
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Lincoln County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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== Websites  ==
  
== Genealogy Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/lincoln-county/ Lincoln 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]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlincol/ The Lincoln County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Lincoln/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/lincoln/lincolntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207155|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlincol/ The Lincoln County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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== Lincoln County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
[[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]]
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Guide to Lincoln County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Lincoln County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1893
County Seat Newport
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
225 W Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: 541.265.4131
Lincoln County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1916,
marriage records from 1905, land records from 1893,
military discharge records from 1945 and voter
registration from 1920.
District Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

 

Quick Facts

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

20 February 1893: The county was created from Benton and Polk Counties. Named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States of America. The irony is that he was offered Governorship of Oregon Territory but he turned it down and it was offered to Joseph Lane instead. [2]

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Lincoln County Court House as of September 2004.

Boundary Changes

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

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

Depoe Bay | Lincoln City | Newport | Siletz | Toledo | Waldport | Yachats

Communities

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

Agate Beach | Beverly Beach | Chitwood | Eddyville | Fisher | Gleneden Beach | Kernville | Lincoln Beach | Otis | Otter Rock | Rose Lodge | Seal Rock | Tidewater

Indian Reservation

Siletz, located on the Siletz River (Confederated Tribes of Siletz - specifically - the Rogue River tribe, Shasta, Scoton, Shasta Costa (or Shistakwasta), Grave Creek tribe, Chetco, Coquille (or Mishikwutmetunne), Tututni (or Tututunne), Tolowa, and likely a small number of Siuslaw, Coos, Latgawa, Dakubetede, Taltushtuntude, Takelma, and Kuitsh peoples.)

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Lane | Polk | Tillamook

Trivia Tidbits

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

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orlincoln.jpg

Military History and Records

Newspapers

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

Lincoln County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln 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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