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Genealogy Records

Genealogists regularly consult maps, journals, dockets, and case files at the Oregon State Archives.

Genealogists regularly consult maps, journals, dockets, and case files at the Oregon State Archives.

Guides and Indexes
Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Includes maps, county and office histories, scenic images, and a comprehensive descriptive inventory of selected records for each of Oregon's 36 counties.

Oregon Historical Records Index
Provides index access to surname and other entries compiled from a selected list of records held by the Oregon State Archives.

Provisional and Territorial Records Guide
Includes maps, agency and county histories, and descriptions of provisional and territorial government records in the holdings of the Oregon State Archives.

Early Oregonians Database
Research individuals who lived in Oregon prior to statehood through 1860.

Topical Research Aids
Includes lists, descriptions, links, and referrals on several types of records held by the Oregon State Archives that are particularly useful to researchers.
Adoption Records
Census Records
Land Records
Military Records
Naturalization Records
Probate Records
Vital Records

Related Resource
OR-ROOTS Listserv
Includes instructions on how to subscribe to this list for discussion about Oregon genealogy and family history.

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