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=== Cemeteries (Rural) ===

Revision as of 18:47, 31 December 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Multnomah County

County Courthouse


Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 S.W. Fourth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Multnomah County Information

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. [1]

Trivia Tidbits

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



Cemeteries (Urbanized area in and near Portland)

Cemeteries (Rural)


  • 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

Court Records



Land and Property



Early migration routes to and from Multnomah County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records


Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. Rivers and Waterways


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



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.; Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002 WorldCat 50140092, FHL Book 973 D27e 2002
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).