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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Malheur County''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Malheur County''
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== Quick Facts  ==
 
  
'''17 Feb 1887:'''' Malheur county was created from [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County. Named for the Malheur River, which flows through it.  
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Guide to '''Malheur County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
The county seat is Vale.  
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| county = Malheur County
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| state = Oregon
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| seat = Vale
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| building address = Malheur County Courthouse<br>251 B Street W<br>Vale, Or 97918<br>Phone: 541-473-5151<br>[http://www.malheurco.org/ '''Malheur County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse<br>&nbsp;  ===
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County Clerk hsa marriage, probate and land records from 1887. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Malheur County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmalheurdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Malheur County Court House as of July 2005.
 
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
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[[Adrian, Oregon|Adrian]] | [[Jordan Valley, Oregon|Jordan Valley]] | [[Nyssa, Oregon|Nyssa]] | [[Ontario, Oregon|Ontario]] | [[Vale, Oregon|Vale]]  
 
[[Adrian, Oregon|Adrian]] | [[Jordan Valley, Oregon|Jordan Valley]] | [[Nyssa, Oregon|Nyssa]] | [[Ontario, Oregon|Ontario]] | [[Vale, Oregon|Vale]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
[[Arock, Oregon|Arock]] | [[Brogan, Oregon|Brogan]] | [[Danner, Oregon|Danner]] | [[Juntura, Oregon|Juntura]] | [[McDermitt, Nevada-Oregon|McDermitt]] | [[Riverside, Malheur County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Rome, Oregon|Rome]]
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[[Arock, Oregon|Arock]] | [[Brogan, Oregon|Brogan]] | [[Danner, Oregon|Danner]] | [[Juntura, Oregon|Juntura]] | [[McDermitt, Nevada-Oregon|McDermitt]] | [[Riverside, Malheur County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Rome, Oregon|Rome]]  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | '''Idaho '''counties: [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]] | [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]] | [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]] | [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], Nevada
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[[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Harney County, Oregon|Harney]] | '''Idaho '''counties: [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]] | [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]] | [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]] | [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], Nevada  
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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. [[Malheur County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography ====
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Malheur County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| {{Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon}}
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| align="center" | {{Wikipedia|Malheur County, Oregon}}
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Biography ===
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Malheur County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1890  
 
*1890  
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== History  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Ormalheur.jpg|900px]]
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snake_River Snake 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 V" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap5.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== 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.
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=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
  
==== Court Records ====
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Malheur County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
  
==== Land and Deeds Records ====
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=== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ===
  
==== History ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Military  ====
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Many early marriages are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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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.
  
==== Probate ====
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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]
  
==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Nyssa Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Ontario Oregon Family History Center]]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Websites ==
  
== Genealogy Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/malheur-county/ Malheur 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.oregongenealogy.com/malheur/ The Malheur County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Malheur/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/malheur/malheurtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/malheur/malheurtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site]
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*{{FHL|207168|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/malheur/ The Malheur County GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]. [[Portal:Oregon|Portal:Oregon]] [[Portal:Idaho|Portal:Idaho]]
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== Malheur County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Malheur County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Malheur County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Malheur County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
County Seat Vale
Courthouse
Address Malheur County Courthouse
251 B Street W
Vale, Or 97918
Phone: 541-473-5151
Malheur County Website



County Courthouse
 

County Clerk hsa marriage, probate and land records from 1887. [1]

  • Record Loss:

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.

Adrian | Jordan Valley | Nyssa | Ontario | Vale

Communities

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

Arock | Brogan | Danner | Juntura | McDermitt | Riverside | Rome

Neighboring Counties

Baker | Grant | Harney | Idaho counties: Canyon | Owyhee | Payette | Washington | Humboldt, 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

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

Archives and Libraries

Biography

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

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Ormalheur.jpg

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Malheur 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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Taxation

Vital Records

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

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

Malheur County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Malheur County, Oregon page 573, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map V" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap5.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
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