Research & Resources

This page has both local and offsite links, for you to use

Oregon past & present cities, towns & communities and what county they are in.

Oregon Genealogical and History Societies
with or without web sites

Oregon Vital Records

Oregon's American History and Genealogy Project site obituary section

Quick Links Jan's collection of genealogy links in PDF format for you to print and use. Some of these are repeted here...

Oregon State Insane Asylum history and research

Oregon Maps

The Military in Oregon

Native American Oregon links

Oregon History Links Places & People who shaped Oregon

The Sinclair Train Emigration from Red River, Canada

Oregon Biographies Project

Social Media and Other Odd Places to look

Home Advisor article on History at Home, A Guide to Genealogy. Link added by Isabella who plans to go to college to be a history teacher.

Lawson Research LLC Oregon page - A pro site with a toolbox of all kinds of links to free and $$ sites

Cyndi's List of Lookups & Free Searches by Volunteers, General Resources page

Beginners Guides, Hints & Tips from Cindi's List

You can get additional help at the following:

Rootsweb.ancestry Unknown Oregon County Message Board

Rootsweb.ancestry Select a County Link to individual counties Message Boards

Begining Genealogy from FamilySearch

Getting Started by American Ancestors New England Historic Genealogical Society

Family Search ( is a free site with lots of great informaton (You do need to create a profile).

Oregon Secretary of State Archival Records Includes search engine for the Early Oregonians Database

Info - Legal


Need help? Want to adopt a county? Contact the State Coordinator if you are interested in a county. We have several available, click here for listing. Here are the Oregon Adoption Requirements

Jan Bony State Coordinator
W. David Samuelson Assistant State Coordinator

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Last updated: 10 December 2019




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