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  • Gilliam County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 12, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Eastern third of Wasco County.
    Established:  25-Feb-1885
    County Seat:  Condon, Oregon

    County history - Gilliam County is named in honor of Cornelius Gilliam (April 13, 1798 - March 24, 1848) who was a pioneer of the U.S. state of Oregon who was best known as the commander of the volunteer forces against the Cayuse in the Cayuse War. A native of North Carolina, he served in the Black Hawk War and Seminole Wars before settling in Missouri. There he served in the militia against the Mormons, was a county sheriff, and a member of the Missouri State Senate before immigrating to the Oregon Country..


    Gilliam Courthouse
    GHLL Gilliam County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Gilliam County, OR Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Gilliam County Historical Society and Museum / Condon, OR)
    6. US/ORGenWeb site - Gilliam County Archives
    7. US/ORGenWeb - Gilliam County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Gilliam County Clerk, 221 South Oregon Street, Condon, OR 97823.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Sherman County (west), Wasco County (southwest), Wheeler County (south),
             Morrow County (east), Klickitat County, Washington (north).

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  • Hood River County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  May 15, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Wasco County.
    Established:  23-Jun-1908
    County Seat:  Hood River, Oregon

    County history - Hood River County is named for the Hood River, a tributary of the Columbia River.

    Hood River Courthouse
    1. Hood River County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Hood River County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Hood River County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Hood River County Historical Society
          Port Marina Park
          Hood River, Oregon 97031

    4. Hood River County - US/ORGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Hood River County - US/ORGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Hood River County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Hood River County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Hood River County Vital Records - Hood River County Clerk, 309 State Street, Hood River, OR 97031.


  • Jackson County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 14, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Lane County and the unorganized area south of Douglas and Umpqua Counties.
    Established:  12-Jan-1852
    County Seat:  Medford, Oregon

    County history - Jackson County is named in honor of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States.

    Jackson Courthouse
    1. Jackson County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Jackson County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Jackson County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Jackson County - US/ORGenWeb site (Archives)
    5. Jackson County - US/ORGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Jackson County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Jackson County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Jackson County Vital Records - Jackson County Clerk, 10 South Oakdale, Medford, OR 97001-2952.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Jackson County Genealogy Library / Phoenix, OR)
    10. Society/Museum/Assn - (Rogue Valley Genealogical Society / Phoenix, OR)
    11. Society/Museum/Assn - (Southern Oregon Historical Society / Jacksonville, OR)


  • Jefferson County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 4, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Crook County.
    Established:  12-Dec-1914
    County Seat:  Madras, Oregon

    County history - Jefferson County is named after Mt. Jefferson, the second highest peak in Oregon.

    Jefferson Courthouse
    GHLL Jefferson County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Jefferson County AHGP and / or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Jefferson County, OR Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Juniper Branch of Family Finders / Madras, OR)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Jefferson County Historical Society / Madras, OR)
    7. US/ORGenWeb site - Jefferson County Archives
    8. US/ORGenWeb - Jefferson County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Jefferson County (Local Records)  |  Madras, OR (County Seat Records; none available).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Wheeler County (east), Crook County (south), Deschutes County (south), Linn
                County
    (west), Marion County (northwest), Wasco County (north).
               Note:   County names in gray print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                 linked.


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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Kingfisher County Oklahoma.

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Jefferson county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Josephine County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 12, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Jackson County.
    Established:  22-Jan-1856
    County Seat:  Grants Pass, Oregon

    County history - Josephine County is named in honor of Virginia "Josephine" Rollins, the first white woman to make this county her home. Another thought is that the county was named after Josephine Creek (again, for Virginia "Josephine" Rollins) which runs through the county.

    Josephine Courthouse
    1. Josephine County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Josephine County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Josephine County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Josephine County Historical Society / Grants Pass, OR)
    4. Josephine County - US/ORGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Josephine County - US/ORGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Josephine County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Josephine County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Josephine County Vital Records - Josephine County Clerk, NW Sixth and C, Grants Pass, OR 97526.

      Census Information:
    9. 1860 Census (T) - Federal Census Josephine County, Oregon (4 Files)


  • Klamath County, Oregon —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 21, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of the western part of Lake County.
    Established:  17-Oct-1882
    County Seat:  Klamath Falls, Oregon

    County history - Klamath County is named in honor of The Klamath or Clamitte tribe, a federally recognized confederation of three Native American tribes who traditionally inhabited Southern Oregon and Northern California in the United States: the Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin Tribes, who have had a presence in the area for 10,000 years. The tribal government is based in Chiloquin, Oregon.

    Klamath Courthouse
    GHLL Klamath County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Klamath County, OR Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Klamath Basin Genealogical Society / Klamath, OR)
    6. US/ORGenWeb site - Klamath County Archives
    7. US/ORGenWeb - Klamath County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Klamath County Clerk, 316 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-6347.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Jackson County (west), Douglas County (northwest), Lane County (northwest),
             Deschutes County (north), Lake County (east), Siskiyou County, California
             (south), Modoc County, California (south). Note:  green links are not active at
             this time.


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