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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Morrow County'''''  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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Guide to '''Morrow County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.morrowcountyoregon.com/ http://www.morrowcountyoregon.com/ ]<br>100 S Court St. <br>PO Box 788 <br>Heppner, OR 97836-0788
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Morrow County
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| county_map = Oregon Morrow County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1885
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| founded date = February 16
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| seat = Heppner
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| building address = Morrow County Courthouse<br>100 North Court Street<br>Heppner, Or 97836<br>Phone: 541-676-5603<br>[http://morrowcountyoregon.com/ '''Morrow County Website'''] }}
  
{{Wikipedia|Morrow County, Oregon}}
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=== County Courthouse <br>  ===
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County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1885. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrow 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.morrowcountyoregon.com/ Morrow County Government]
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/morrow/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of August 2008.
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Morrow County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
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===== Discontinued Post Offices  =====
 
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] | [[Alpine, Morrow County, Oregon|Alpine]] |
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[[Acton, Oregon|Acton ]] | [[Alpine, Morrow County, Oregon|Alpine]] |  
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
  
[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington
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[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] | [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] | [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wheeler County, Oregon|Wheeler]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], Washington | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]], Washington  
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
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==== Trivia Tidbits ====
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Morrow County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; 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. [[Morrow County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== History  ===
 
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=== Maps ===
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=== Migration  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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=== Probate Records ===
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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  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Morrow County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]
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Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. [[Morrow County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation<br>  ===
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Boardman Oregon Family History Center]]
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Morrow/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/morrow/morrowtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207196|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|207196|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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== Morrow County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
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Revision as of 02:06, 18 June 2013

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


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Morrow County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Morrow County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1885
County Seat Heppner
Courthouse
Address Morrow County Courthouse
100 North Court Street
Heppner, Or 97836
Phone: 541-676-5603
Morrow County Website



County Courthouse

County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1885. [1]

Morrow County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of August 2008.

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

Historical Facts

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

Parent Counties

16 February 1885: Morrow county was created from the western portion of Umatilla and the small eastern portion of Wasco Counties. [2]

Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

  • County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
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Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Communities
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Eightmile | Ruggs

Discontinued Post Offices

Acton | Alpine |

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington

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

Census

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property

History

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Morrow 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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

Morrow County Oregon Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrow 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)
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).