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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Yamhill County''''' [[Image:Or-yamhill.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Yamhill County'''''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Yamhill County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = July 5
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| seat = McMinnville
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| building address = Yamhill County Courthouse<br>535 NE 5th Street<br>McMinnville, OR 97128<br>Phone: 503.434.7518<br>[http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/ '''Yamhill County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/ http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/] <br>535 E. 5th St.<br>McMinnville, OR 97128
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County Clerk has marriage&nbsp;records from 1881 and land records from 1853. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yamhill County, Oregon page 574, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*Records Held at the Courthouse
 
*Records Held at the Courthouse
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Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.  
 
Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.  
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
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[[Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
  
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''5 July 1843:''' Yamhill county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]. <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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'''5 July 1843:''' Yamhill county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Amity, Oregon|Amity]] | [[Carlton, Oregon|Carlton]] | [[Dayton, Oregon|Dayton]] | [[Dundee, Oregon|Dundee]] | [[Lafayette, Oregon|Lafayette]] | [[McMinnville, Oregon|McMinnville]] | [[Newberg, Oregon|Newberg]] | [[Sheridan, Oregon|Sheridan]] | [[Willamina, Oregon|Willamina]] | [[Yamhill, Oregon|Yamhill]]  
 
[[Amity, Oregon|Amity]] | [[Carlton, Oregon|Carlton]] | [[Dayton, Oregon|Dayton]] | [[Dundee, Oregon|Dundee]] | [[Lafayette, Oregon|Lafayette]] | [[McMinnville, Oregon|McMinnville]] | [[Newberg, Oregon|Newberg]] | [[Sheridan, Oregon|Sheridan]] | [[Willamina, Oregon|Willamina]] | [[Yamhill, Oregon|Yamhill]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Bellevue, Oregon|Bellevue]] | [[Cove Orchard, Oregon|Cove Orchard]] | [[Dellwood, Oregon|Dellwood]] | [[Dewey, Oregon|Dewey]] | [[Gopher, Oregon|Gopher]] | [[Grand Island, Oregon|Grand Island]] | [[Hopewell, Oregon|Hopewell]] | [[Lunnville, Oregon|Lunnville]] | [[Midway, Yamhill County, Oregon|Midway]] | [[Rex, Oregon|Rex]] | [[Riverside, Yamhill County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Saint Joseph, Oregon|Saint Joseph]] | [[Shipley, Oregon|Shipley]] | [[Springbrook, Oregon|Springbrook]] | [[Sunnycrest, Oregon|Sunnycrest]] | [[Wapato, Oregon|Wapato]] | [[Wheatland, Oregon|Wheatland]] | [[Whiteson, Oregon|Whiteson]]  
 
[[Bellevue, Oregon|Bellevue]] | [[Cove Orchard, Oregon|Cove Orchard]] | [[Dellwood, Oregon|Dellwood]] | [[Dewey, Oregon|Dewey]] | [[Gopher, Oregon|Gopher]] | [[Grand Island, Oregon|Grand Island]] | [[Hopewell, Oregon|Hopewell]] | [[Lunnville, Oregon|Lunnville]] | [[Midway, Yamhill County, Oregon|Midway]] | [[Rex, Oregon|Rex]] | [[Riverside, Yamhill County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Saint Joseph, Oregon|Saint Joseph]] | [[Shipley, Oregon|Shipley]] | [[Springbrook, Oregon|Springbrook]] | [[Sunnycrest, Oregon|Sunnycrest]] | [[Wapato, Oregon|Wapato]] | [[Wheatland, Oregon|Wheatland]] | [[Whiteson, Oregon|Whiteson]]  
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]]
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[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]]  
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==== Trivia Tidbits  ====
  
====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. [[Yamhill County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Yamhill County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Deeds and Property  ===
 
=== Deeds and Property  ===
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Wiki article describing online FamilySearch Historical collecton is found [[Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon. Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
=== Probate Records ===
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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. [[Yamhill 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. [[Yamhill County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways|&gt;&gt; Rivers and Waterways]]  
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:
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Yamhill County record of deaths 1907-1931, index 1903-1944, coroner's reports 1861-1940
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[McMinnville Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Newberg Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/yamhill/yamhilltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/yamhill/yamhilltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207256|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|207256|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
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Yamhill County, Oregon
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 5, 1843
County Seat McMinnville
Courthouse
Address Yamhill County Courthouse
535 NE 5th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: 503.434.7518
Yamhill County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881 and land records from 1853. [1]


  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Yamhill County Court House as of October 2005.

  • Record Loss:

Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Quick Facts

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

Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

Parent County

5 July 1843: Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory. [2]

Boundary Changes

22 December 1845: Polk County set off.

15 December 1853: Tillamook County set off.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill

Communities

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Bellevue | Cove Orchard | Dellwood | Dewey | Gopher | Grand Island | Hopewell | Lunnville | Midway | Rex | Riverside | Saint Joseph | Shipley | Springbrook | Sunnycrest | Wapato | Wheatland | Whiteson

Indian Reservation

Grand Ronde Agency (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | 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

  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Deeds and Property

Wiki article describing online FamilySearch Historical collecton is found Oregon. Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Gazetteers

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

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 Family History Library has copies of some records such as:

Yamhill County record of deaths 1907-1931, index 1903-1944, coroner's reports 1861-1940

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

[[|]]

Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yamhill County, Oregon page 574, 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)
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