Difference between revisions of "Linn County, Oregon Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m (Text replace - "Family History Library Catalog" to "FamilySearch Catalog")
(26 intermediate revisions by 14 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Linn County'' [[Image:Or-linn.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Linn County''  
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Linn County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
 +
{{ORDC}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Linn County
 +
| county_map = Oregon Linn County Map.png
 +
| state = Oregon
 +
| state_map = Oregon.png  
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1847
 +
| founded date = December 28
 +
| seat = Albany
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address = Linn County Courthouse<br>300 4th Ave SW<br>PO Box 100<br>Albany, OR 97321<br>Phone: 541.967.3831<br>[http://www.co.linn.or.us/ '''Linn County Website'''] }}
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://www.co.linn.or.us/ http://www.co.linn.or.us/]<br>300 SW 4TH AVE<br>PO BOX 100<br>Albany, OR 97321 <br>
+
County Clerk has marriage records from 1850,<br>divorce, probate, and court records from 1854 <br>and military&nbsp; enumeration from 1905. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Linn County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
[http://www.co.linn.or.us/ &nbsp;]  
  
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Linn County, Oregon}}  
+
{| style="float: right;" border="0"
 +
|-
 +
| {{Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon}}
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | {{Wikipedia|Linn County, Oregon}}
 +
|}
  
'''28 December 1847:''' Linn county was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
+
'''28 December 1847:''' Linn county was created from [[Champoeg County, Oregon|Champoeg]] County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. <ref> {{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002) </ref>  
  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cplinndescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Linn County Court House as of October 2004.  
Line 21: Line 49:
  
 
*'''11 January 1854:''' Part taken for [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] county
 
*'''11 January 1854:''' Part taken for [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]] county
 +
 +
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.
  
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
Line 28: Line 58:
 
===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.
+
Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.  
  
 
[[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Brownsville, Oregon|Brownsville]] | [[Gates, Oregon|Gates]] | [[Halsey, Oregon|Halsey]] | [[Harrisburg, Oregon|Harrisburg]] | [[Idanha, Oregon|Idanha]] | [[Lebanon, Oregon|Lebanon]] | [[Lyons, Oregon|Lyons]] | [[Mill City, Oregon|Mill City]] | [[Millersburg, Oregon|Millersburg]] | [[Scio, Oregon|Scio]] | [[Sodaville, Oregon|Sodaville]] | [[Sweet Home, Oregon|Sweet Home]] | [[Tangent, Oregon|Tangent]] | [[Waterloo, Oregon|Waterloo]]  
 
[[Albany, Oregon|Albany]] | [[Brownsville, Oregon|Brownsville]] | [[Gates, Oregon|Gates]] | [[Halsey, Oregon|Halsey]] | [[Harrisburg, Oregon|Harrisburg]] | [[Idanha, Oregon|Idanha]] | [[Lebanon, Oregon|Lebanon]] | [[Lyons, Oregon|Lyons]] | [[Mill City, Oregon|Mill City]] | [[Millersburg, Oregon|Millersburg]] | [[Scio, Oregon|Scio]] | [[Sodaville, Oregon|Sodaville]] | [[Sweet Home, Oregon|Sweet Home]] | [[Tangent, Oregon|Tangent]] | [[Waterloo, Oregon|Waterloo]]  
Line 34: Line 64:
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.
+
Please do not format these pages unless you have contents to add to them.  
  
 
[[Cascadia, Oregon|Cascadia]] | [[Crabtree, Oregon|Crabtree]] | [[Crawfordsville, Oregon|Crawfordsville]] | [[Foster, Oregon|Foster]] | [[Jordan, Oregon|Jordan]] | [[Marion Forks, Oregon|Marion Forks]] | [[Riverside, Linn County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Santiam Junction, Oregon|Santiam Junction]] | [[Shedd, Oregon|Shedd]]  
 
[[Cascadia, Oregon|Cascadia]] | [[Crabtree, Oregon|Crabtree]] | [[Crawfordsville, Oregon|Crawfordsville]] | [[Foster, Oregon|Foster]] | [[Jordan, Oregon|Jordan]] | [[Marion Forks, Oregon|Marion Forks]] | [[Riverside, Linn County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Santiam Junction, Oregon|Santiam Junction]] | [[Shedd, Oregon|Shedd]]  
Line 45: Line 75:
  
 
[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]  
 
[[Benton County, Oregon|Benton]] | [[Deschutes County, Oregon|Deschutes]] | [[Jefferson County, Oregon|Jefferson]] | [[Lane County, Oregon|Lane]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]]  
 +
 +
==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
 +
 +
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Linn County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 51: Line 85:
  
 
=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
 
=== Cemeteries (Rural)  ===
 +
 +
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82408 Knox Butte Cemetery, Albany] BillionGraves
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
Line 75: Line 111:
 
=== Land and Deed Records  ===
 
=== Land and Deed Records  ===
  
=== Maps ===
+
=== Maps ===
 +
[[Image:Orlinn.jpg|900px]]
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 +
 +
[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  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 +
 +
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 +
 +
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Linn County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 +
 +
The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:
 +
 +
Linn County records of deaths 1903-1915, 1915-1947 (the cover title of this one is "Register of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers", death certificates 1903-1947, coroner's inquest 1909-1960, index 1909-1960.
 +
 +
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.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 +
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Lebanon Oregon Family History Center]]
 +
*[[Sweet Home Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Webites  ==
 
== Webites  ==
  
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/linn-county/ Linn County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 +
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlinn/ The Linn County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orlinn/ The Linn County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Linn/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Linn/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/linn/linntoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207158 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|207158|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch FamilySearch Catalog}}
 +
 
 +
== Linn County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
== References  ==
+
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}
  
{{reflist}}
 
{{Oregon}}
 
{{Oregon-stub}}
 
 
[[Category:Linn_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Linn_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 00:28, 19 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Linn County

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


{{{link}}}



Linn County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Linn County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 28, 1847
County Seat Albany
Courthouse
Address Linn County Courthouse
300 4th Ave SW
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541.967.3831
Linn County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1850,
divorce, probate, and court records from 1854
and military  enumeration from 1905. [1]


 

Quick Facts

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

28 December 1847: Linn county was created from Champoeg County . Named for U.S. Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. [2]

Boundary Changes

Parts were taken for

  • 11 January 1854: Part taken for Wasco 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.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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

Albany | Brownsville | Gates | Halsey | Harrisburg | Idanha | Lebanon | Lyons | Mill City | Millersburg | Scio | Sodaville | Sweet Home | Tangent | Waterloo

Communities

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

Cascadia | Crabtree | Crawfordsville | Foster | Jordan | Marion Forks | Riverside | Santiam Junction | Shedd

Discontinued Post Offices

Abberdeen |

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Deschutes | Jefferson | Lane | Marion | Polk

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

  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1905 State Transcription
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Deed Records

Maps

Orlinn.jpg

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

The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:

Linn County records of deaths 1903-1915, 1915-1947 (the cover title of this one is "Register of Physicians, Midwives and Undertakers", death certificates 1903-1947, coroner's inquest 1909-1960, index 1909-1960.

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

Webites

Linn County Oregon Genealogy References

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