Clackamas County, Oregon
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"Side Notes"
The indexes to the right were all created to help you find information that is online.
FS = Family Search [Free]
Anc = Ancestry
[Pay per View - Lookups if you do not have access]


'Found' in the old Clackamas Files: The data is from local Newspapers
Birth, Marriage & Anniversaries

The 'Old Queries' also have vital info.


And check Clackamas' Neighbor Counties for vitals. Folks did move around.
Hood River ~ Marion Mulnomah ~ Wasco  Washington ~ Yamhill


Most of the records to the right were gleaned using
"Born in Clackamas County, Oregon as a parameter
Please check back often to see "What's New"

Site Updated:
01 July 2019

Online Continuosly since 1996
This Site will contain Vital Record Indexes and Resources

The 'obvious locations' for online vital record indexes and imaged documents will be included here as general links.
The created indexes are from both free and 'pay-per-view' sites and are identified as such.
Lookups are available if you do not have subscriptions.

Family Search: Births, Marriages, Deaths
B - M - D's,  are recorded in Archival Newspapers: Lookups
Chronicling America is Free, so is the Historic Oregon Newspaper Collection
and  Google Archived Newspapers

Marriages: Born in Clackamas County, Married Elsewhere  
[FS Mulitple Databases]
Marriage records, 1850-1935 ; Marriage indexes, 1850-1920 (Clackamas Co., OR)
[Above: Digitized Film -Available at a local Family History Center]]
Montana County Marriages: 1865 - 1950 [Born in OR gives this result]
Montana Divorces, 1943 > 1986 [Anc]
Washington Marriage Records: 1854 > 2013 [Anc]
Cowlitz, Wahkiakum & Skamania Counties were used as the Marriage  License Location.
Unfortunately, the indexers include Portland as a place of birth when Clackamas County is used.
There were no Dates of birth beyond 1931 in the files

Deaths: Born in Clackamas County, Died Elsewhere
[FS Multiple Databases]
California Death Index: 1940 > 1997 B: Oregon, D: San Luis Obispo Co., CA
Lookups: Possible Obits from local Newspapers or Death Certificates

10,000 Vital Records of Western New York, 1809-1850

Search Criteria: Any Event, State [Anc]
Social Security Applications & Claims "Born in Clackamas County"
Note: This is a huge database, a lot of the entries did not have a DOD, so none were included, thus it contains: Name, DOB & POB. The database is on Anc, so will do lookups if; you do not have access.

Vital records for the Klamath, Modoc and Paiute Indians
at Klamath Agency, Klamath, Oregon, 1930... [FS Films]

There were 467 obits found in the old Clackamas County Files.
They have been reformatted for easier searching.
Most of them have the name and date of the newspaper.
A > E ~ F > K ~ L > R ~ S > Z

Family Search has a lot of obits from various locales.
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899 - 2012
California, Fresno and Napa Counties, Obituaries, 1974 - 1997 [ID & OR]
California, Oakland, Alameda Co., Newspaper Record Coll., 1985 - 2011
 Illinois, Mildred Hooper Collection, 1959 - 1981 [Multiple States]
Family Search: Multiple Databases, 'Born in Clackamas County, OR'
Grant's Pass Obituaries: Daily Courier, 2007 - Index
Lookups Available or Download from Family Search
Obits: Archival News Databases1980 - June 2014
Obits: Archival News Databases 2014 - Nov 2017
Idaho Obituary Collection, 1868 - 2013 [Anc]
Idaho Obituaries, 2 FS Databases [B: Clackamas & Washington Co's]
San Diego, CA Union-Tribune, 1993 - 1994 [Anc]
Obituaries, gleaned from Genealogy Bank, B: Oregon, Died in San Luis Obispo County [Lookups]

CA, San Francisco County Records, 1824 - 1997 [Coroner Records-FS]
San Francisco, CA Area Funeral Home Records, 1850 - 1931 [Anc]
Note, some images and abstracts may be found here.

"The Fine Print"
The ORGenWeb Administrative Team
State Coordinator: Jan Bony
Assistant State Coordinator: W David Samuelson
Clackamas County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

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