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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Yamhill County'' [[Image:Or-yamhill.png|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] '''Yamhill County'''''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Yamhill County Oregon genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[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 = Yamhill County
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| county_map = Oregon Yamhill County Map.png
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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  ===
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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.  
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamhill_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
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[[Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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Named for a local [[Indians of Oregon|Native American]] tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.  
 
Named for a local [[Indians of Oregon|Native American]] tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''5 July 1843:''' Yamhill county was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
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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  ====
  
22 December 1845:'''Polk County set off.
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'''22 December 1845:''' Polk County set off.  
  
'''15 Dec 1853:''' Tillamook County set off.
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'''15 December 1853:''' Tillamook County set off.
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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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]]  
  
 
===== 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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[[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]]  
 
[[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  ====
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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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1845 Territorial Transcription and Index  
 
*1845 Territorial Transcription and Index  
 
*1849 Territorial Transcription and Index
 
*1849 Territorial Transcription and Index
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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=== 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)]]
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
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=== Maps ===
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[[Image:Oryamhill.jpg|900px]]
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== 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.
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
==== Court Records ====
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=== Rivers and Waterways ===
  
==== Deeds and Land Records  ====
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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]]
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== History ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:
  
==== Military History and Records  ====
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Yamhill County record of deaths 1907-1931, index 1903-1944, coroner's reports 1861-1940
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
==== Probate Records ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-society-archive/ Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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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]]
  
==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ====
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== Websites ==
  
==== Web Sites  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/yamhill-county/ Yamhill County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.orgenweb.org/yamhill/ The Yamhill GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Yamhill/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/yamhill/yamhilltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/yamhill/yamhilltoc.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|207256|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
[http://sites.onlinemac.com/history/ The Yamhill GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]  
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[[Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
== References  ==
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== Yamhill County Oregon Genealogy References  ==
  
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{{reflist}} {{Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}&nbsp;
  
[[Category:Yamhill_Country,_Oregon]]
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[[Category:Oregon]] [[Category:Oregon_counties]] [[Category:Yamhill_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 23:59, 18 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Yamhill County

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


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Yamhill County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Yamhill County
Location in the state of Oregon
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

Template:Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon
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.

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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

Communities

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

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

Oryamhill.jpg

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 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

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Oregon Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Websites

Oregon, Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Yamhill County Oregon Genealogy 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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