Difference between revisions of "Wheeler County, Oregon Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(<A script created by the FamilySearch Wiki Engineering Team modified a link on this page so it will not break when the Family History Library Catalog changes in late December.>)
m
(4 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Wheeler County''''' [[Image:Or-wheeler.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Wheeler County''''' [[Image:Or-wheeler.png|thumb|right|400px|Or-wheeler.png]]  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
+
=== County Courthouse <br><br><br> ===
  
[http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com/contact.html http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com/contact.html]
+
[http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com/ Wheeler County Courthouse]<br>701 Adams Street<br>P O&nbsp;Box 327<br>Fossil, Or 97830<br>Phone 541-763-2400<br><br>County Clerk has probate records from 1899 and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divoce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Oregon page 574, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
P.O. Box 407<br>Fossil, Oregon 97830
+
[http://www.wheelercounty-oregon.com <br>Wheeler County Government]
  
*Records Held at the Courthouse
+
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/records/local/county/wheeler/inv/index.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of June 2008.
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwheelerdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of October 2005.  
+
Wheeler County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).  
  
 
*Record Loss:
 
*Record Loss:
  
=== Quick Facts  ===
+
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Wheeler County, Oregon}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Wheeler County, Oregon}}  
Line 19: Line 19:
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
'''17 February 1899:''' Wheeler County was created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]], [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] and [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
+
'''17 February 1899:''' Wheeler County was created from [[Crook County, Oregon|Crook]], [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]] and [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] Counties. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}}; {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.  
 
Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.  
Line 83: Line 83:
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
Line 94: Line 98:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
+
{{reflist}} {{Oregon}}
{{Oregon}}
 
{{Oregon-stub}}
 
  
 
[[Category:Wheeler_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Wheeler_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 18:16, 21 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Wheeler County
File:Or-wheeler.png
Or-wheeler.png

County Courthouse


Wheeler County Courthouse
701 Adams Street
P O Box 327
Fossil, Or 97830
Phone 541-763-2400

County Clerk has probate records from 1899 and land records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divoce and court records. [1]


Wheeler County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of June 2008.

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

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wheeler County, Oregon

Parent Counties

17 February 1899: Wheeler County was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties. [2]

Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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

Fossil | Mitchell | Spray |

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

Antone | Clarno | Kinzua (a ghost town) | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Wetmore | Winlock

Neighboring Counties

Crook | Gilliam | Grant | Jefferson | Morrow | Wasco

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wheeler County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)