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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County''''' [[Image:Or-multnomah.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Multnomah County'''''  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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Guide to '''Multnomah County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/ http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/]  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Multnomah County
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| county_map = Oregon Multnomah County Map.png
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = December 22
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| seat = Portland
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| building address = Multnomah County Courthouse<br>1021 SW 4th Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204-1123<br>Phone: 503.248.3511<br>[http://web.multco.us/ '''Multnomah County Website'''] }}
  
Multnomah County Courthouse<br>1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue<br>Portland, OR 97204
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=== Quick Facts ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Multnomah County, Oregon}}
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<br>
  
==== Parent Counties  ====
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County Clerk has divorce, court and land reco<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345048035612_352" />rds from 1854 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Multnomah County, Oregon page 573, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. <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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*[http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/ Multnomah County Courthouse]
  
The county seat is Portland.
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=== Multnomah County Information  ===
  
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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'''22 December 1854:''' Multnomah county was created from [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] and [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] Counties. Named after [[Indians of North America|Native American]] people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. <ref> ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 {{WorldCat|50140092}}, {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}</ref>
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpmultnomahdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing Multnomah County records as of October 2006 inventory.
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*Record Loss:
  
===== Cities =====
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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. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|Trivia Tidbits]]
  
[[Fairview, Oregon|Fairview]] | [[Gresham, Oregon|Gresham]] | [[Lake Oswego, Oregon|Lake Oswego]] | [[Maywood Park, Oregon|Maywood Park]] | [[Milwaukie, Oregon|Milwaukie]] | [[Portland, Oregon|Portland]] | [[Troutdale, Oregon|Troutdale]] | [[Wood Village, Oregon|Wood Village]]
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== Resources ==
 
 
===== Communities =====
 
 
 
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[[Bonneville, Oregon|Bonneville]] | [[Bridal Veil, Oregon|Bridal Veil]] | [[Corbett, Oregon|Corbett]] | [[Dunthorpe, Oregon|Dunthorpe]] | [[Latourell, Oregon|Latourell]] | [[Riverwood, Oregon|Riverwood]]
 
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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=== Biography ===
  
[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] | [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]
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=== Cemeteries (Urbanized area in and near Portland)  ===
  
====Trivia Tidbits====
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*[http://www.lenzenresearch.com/carutherscem.html Caruthers, Beth Israel, Jefferson Street, and Stark Cemeteries], early Portland cemeteries.
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=83179 Pleasant Home Cemetery, Gresham] BillionGraves
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*[http://ccpdxor.com Mt. Calvary &amp; Gethsemani Catholic Cemeteries], online index.
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*[http://www.gfo.org/st-mary/index.htm St. Mary's Cemetery, Portland's Pioneer Catholic Cemetery], index.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=82573 Willamette National Cemetery, Portland] BillionGraves
  
== Resources ==
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=== Cemeteries (Rural) ===
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Census  ===
 
 
==== Cemeteries (Rural)  ====
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
  
 
*1860  
 
*1860  
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*1930
 
*1930
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Church Records ===
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===== Lutheran =====
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:*Records of Central Lutheran Church, Portland, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
=== Court Records ===
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=== Court Records ===
  
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
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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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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Barlow Road]] 1846 from The Dalles to Oregon City
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== 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  ===
 
=== 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. [[Multnomah County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|Rivers and Waterways]]
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
 
*[http://www.gfo.org/m1900/index.htm 1900 - 1904 of the Multnomah County Marriage Books]
  
The Index provides the following information:
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
#Surname and given Name
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==== Family History Centers  ====
#Spouse’s Surname and given name
 
#Year
 
#Volume
 
#Page
 
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Portland Oregon East Family History Center]]
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*[[Portland Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Gresham Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Multnomah/ Linkpenium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/multnomah/multnomahtoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
*{{FHL|207200|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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== Multnomah County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 02:06, 18 June 2013

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


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Multnomah County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Multnomah County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 22, 1854
County Seat Portland
Courthouse
Address Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-1123
Phone: 503.248.3511
Multnomah County Website



County Courthouse


County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1854 [1]

Multnomah County Information

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

Boundary Changes

22 December 1854: Multnomah county was created from Clackamas and Washington Counties. Named after Native American people first recorded in the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mulknomans, who inhabited the area of Portland, most specifically on Sauvie Island. [2]

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 (Urbanized area in and near Portland)

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1895---State census, lists only names (no age or birthplace). An index is available in the Oregon Historical Records Index, at the Oregon State Archives.
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church Records

Lutheran
  • Records of Central Lutheran Church, Portland, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Multnomah 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

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon has placed an index on-line to the following marriage books: (FI$)

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

Multnomah County Oregon Genealogy References

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