Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy

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



Morrow County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Morrow County
Location in the state of Oregon, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1885
County Seat Heppner
Courthouse
Address Morrow County Courthouse
100 North Court Street
Heppner, Or 97836
Phone: 541-676-5603
Morrow County Website



County Courthouse
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County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1885. [1]

Morrow County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of August 2008.

Morrow County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

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

Parent Counties[edit | edit source]

16 February 1885: Morrow county was created from the western portion of Umatilla and the small eastern portion of Wasco Counties. [2]

Named for Jackson L. Morrow, one of the first settlers of Morrow County, who was a member of the state legislature when the county was created.

The county seat is Heppner.

  • County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Morrow County Court House as of September/October 2003.
  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]
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Boardman | Heppner | Ione | Irrigon | Lexington

Communities[edit | edit source]
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Eightmile | Ruggs

Discontinued Post Offices[edit | edit source]

Acton | Alpine |

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Gilliam | Grant | Umatilla | Wheeler | Benton, Washington | Klickitat, Washington

Trivia Tidbits[edit | edit source]

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Early migration routes to and from Morrow County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

[[ https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or%7COregon Online Historical Newspapers]] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Rivers and Waterways[edit | edit source]

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways

Taxation
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Morrow County Oregon Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrow County, Oregon page 573, 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)
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).