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United States Genealogy Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow-kelly.png Union County

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



Union County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Union 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 October 14, 1864
County Seat LaGrande
Courthouse
Address Union County Courthouse
1106 K Avenue
LaGrande, Or 97850
Phone: 541-963-1006
Union County Website



County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1875,
and naturalization records 1900-1975.
Clerk CircuitCourt has divorce, probate and court records from 1854. [1]


Union County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Union County Court House as of October 2005.

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

Union was the former county seat until after 1 February 1901.

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

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

14 October 1864: Union county was created from Baker County. [2]

Named for the city of Union which is located within the boundaries, a county seat at the time of the creation of the county.

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Union County Court House as of October 2005.

  • Record Loss:

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

11 February 1887: Wallowa County was set off.

1 February 1901: Southeast portion of Union known as the Panhandle was annexed to Baker County by the order of the State Legislature.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

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]

LDS Cemetery Records

Vol. 21 page 177 - Lower Cove Cemetery, Alical

Census[edit | edit source]

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

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

  • Oregon Trail 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon[3]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Oregon 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[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Many early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Union County Oregon Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Union County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092; FHL 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).