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== What is in This Collection? ==
  
== What is in the Collection? ==
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1853 to 1935. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]].
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1853 to 1935. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information may be found in these records:
  
 
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'''Marriage'''
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*The names of the Bride and Groom
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*The name of the bride or groom
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*The date and place of the marriage
  
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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*The name of the intended spouse.
 
  
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
  
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Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
  
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Use the information to find other records such as birth and death
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*Search for land and probate records
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? === 
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initals
  
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
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=== Record Finder ===
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Consult the [[Oregon Research Tips and Strategies]] and its Record Finder to search other records.
  
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== Citing This Collection ==
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members. 
 
 
 
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 
*Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, census, land and death records.
 
*Use the information to find additional family members.
 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
 
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
 
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.  
 
*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. 
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
 
*Search the indexes and records of [[Montana, United States Genealogy]].
 
*Search in the [[Montana Archives and Libraries]].
 
  
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;Collection Citation:"Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
== Citing this Collection == 
 
 
 
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
 
 
 
  
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Oregon, United States
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Location of Oregon
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1853-1935
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1853 to 1935. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Marriage

  • The names of the Bride and Groom
  • The location of the event
  • The date of the event

Collection Content

Coverage Table and Map

The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Oregon marriages, click here.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1868-1929 Marriages, 1853-1935 Deaths and Burials, 1903-1947
Baker 408 0 0
Benton 284 6,722 0
Clackamas 757 0 0
Clatsop 3,503 13,118 6,227
Columbia 5 2,297 0
Coos 462 0 0
Crook 156 0 0
Deschutes 7 0 0
Douglas 406 1,484 0
Grant 5 2,066 0
Hood River 5 0 0
Jackson 690 0 0
Josephine 120 932 0
Klamath 0 213 0
Lake 111 131 0
Lane 4,754 1,600 837
Linn 2,058 10,144 0
Malheur 13 0 0
Marion 1,246 0 0
Morrow 2,066 2,208 315
Multnomah 4,032 26 0
Oregon 45,198 4,793 21,656
Polk 350 1,272 0
Tillamook 154 0 0
Umatilla 917 0 0
Union 598 10,517 0
Wallowa 117 0 0
Wasco 414 0 0
Washington 507 0 0
Yamhill 910 0 0
Total 70,253 57,523 29,035

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the bride or groom
  • The date and place of the marriage

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the information to find other records such as birth and death
  • Use the information to find additional family members in census records
  • Search for land and probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initals

Record Finder

Consult the Oregon Research Tips and Strategies and its Record Finder to search other records.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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