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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Crook County Records Inventory

Marriage Records

1870-1975

Series documents the recording of marriages by the county and includes applications, marriage certificates and licenses, and indexes to marriage records. Information includes the names and residences of bride and groom; justice of the peace, minister, or name of individual officiating; fees charged; date filed; volume and page numbers where recorded; certificate number; date and place of marriage; and signatures of witnesses and county officials. Beginning in 1906 marriages have been officially registered with the state of Oregon. Currently these records are filed with the State Registrar, Vital Statistics Section of the Health Division. Marriage records have been inventoried through 1960.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Marriage Records [with index], vol. 1-8, 1882-1961 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Index to Marriage Record, 1882-1909 (1 volume);
[Marriage License Applications-includes certificates and related records], 1929-1960 (.85 cu.ft.);
Marriage Records [photocopies], 1906-1911 (1 volume);
Marriage Record, vol. A, 1882-1909 (1 volume); 2-8, 1909-1961 (7 volumes);
Marriages of Crook and Jefferson County [Abstracted Index], 1882-1922 (1 volume);
Marriages [Returns], 1906-1952 (.65 cu.ft.);
Marriages [Returns-photocopies], 1911-1953 (2 volumes).

Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit A1:
[Marriage License Appl.-Applications], 1929-1975 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Marriage Record], vol. 1-8, 1882-1961 (3 reels of microfilm).

Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum, Library:
Oregon Archives of Crook County [Abstracts-of coroner's reports, assessment, delayed birth, marriage, and other records-from records held at the Oregon State Archives], ca.1870-ca.1921 (1 binder).

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