Hood River Map

Hood River County, Oregon

Memorabilia & Transcriptions

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As part The USGenWeb Project goal of making genealogical information freely accesible to all and giving helpful research leads, we would like to get as much of that information as possible online. You can help by volunteering to transcribe vital records or any other information relating to Hood River County and its people. Old letters, pictures, post cards, reminiscences, vital records transcriptions, obituaries  —  anything that broadens the genealogical knowledge of Hood River County is welcome here. See also the list of possibilities below.

If you would like to help,  have any information to share, or have suggestions or links that you feel belong on these pages you can contact me via email and we'll figure out the best way to get your information online. Please use "Hood River" as the subject heading of your email so I can identify it and get to it as soon as possible. Your contribution will be gratefully acknowledged.

Click on a link below to see some Hood River memories. While few now, we will add more as people submit information.

History of Your Pine Grove Butte Cemetery by Arline Winchell Moore, courtesy of the Trustees and Staff of Pine Grove Butte Cemetery.

Selected Newspaper Articles Relating to Hood River Area History
- Many of these articles date from before Hood River County's separation from Wasco County in 1908. Transcribed by Jeffrey Elmer.

Fir Top Is Scenic - A fun tale of what was found by a group of hikers at the very tip of landmark Fir Mountain from The Oregonian, October. 6, 1912. Transcription and scanning by Beth Perry Johnston.

Frankton Cemetery Transcription in the ORGenWeb Tombstone Project.

In addition to suggestions above, here are some areas of research and transcription that would be beneficial to the genealogical content of this site.
Church Records
Cemeteries
Census Records
City Directories
Court Records
Family Histories
Funeral Records
Land Records
Military Records
Naturalization Records
Newspapers
Obituaries
Probate Records
School Records
Voting Records


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Thank you Beth Perry Johnston for your years of service to Hood River GenWeb
Last updated on 8 August 2013

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