Yamhill County, Oregon Genealogy

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



Yamhill County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Yamhill 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 July 5, 1843
County Seat McMinnville
Courthouse
Address Yamhill County Courthouse
535 NE 5th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: 503.434.7518
Yamhill County Website


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881 and land records from 1853. [1]


  • Records Held at the Courthouse

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

  • Record Loss:

Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon, Yamhill County Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

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


Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

5 July 1843: Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory. [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

22 December 1845: Polk County set off.

15 December 1853: Tillamook County set off.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]

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Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill

Communities[edit | edit source]

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Bellevue | Cove Orchard | Dellwood | Dewey | Gopher | Grand Island | Hopewell | Lunnville | Midway | Rex | Riverside | Saint Joseph | Shipley | Springbrook | Sunnycrest | Wapato | Wheatland | Whiteson

Indian Reservation[edit | edit source]

Grand Ronde Agency (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | 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]

  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Deeds and Property[edit | edit source]

Wiki article describing online FamilySearch Historical collecton is found Oregon. Yamhill County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[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]

The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:

Yamhill County record of deaths 1907-1931, index 1903-1944, coroner's reports 1861-1940

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Oregon, Yamhill County Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

Yamhill County Oregon Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yamhill County, Oregon page 574, 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)

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