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Washington County Links

Ships lists for people who came to Verboort, Washington County Oregon from Holland in 1848

Bark "Libra"

Bark "Maria Magdalena"

Bark "America"


Founders of Verboort, Oregon

Cedar Mill History

Cemetery Transcriptions:

Washington County Cemeteries

Census Transcriptions:

Census Online Links to Oregon Census Records

With a library card, you can view for free. Check to see if your local library has a subscription to Heritage Quest

Your local LDS Family History Center free access to Census records where you can see both extracts and the original image.

On Line Census and more

Oregon Trail History:

1852 deaths on the Oregon Trail


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Harrison Family Read about this family who came to America in 1628, worked their way to Adair County, Iowa two centuries later, and finally settled in Washington County, Oregon where this family story was hand written in 1934.

Related to to the Harrison Family or not, this story is a must read........

Fielding Denny and Jane Hicklin Denny had at least 7 children ? the ones who ended up in Washington County (from what I have found) were Lucy who married Samuel A Stott here in 1838, Thomas, Rebecca Jane who married Augustus Fanno after she came to Washington their daughter Elizabeth married James McGuire Stott and they ended up in Multnomah County, Oregon, and Aaron H Denny who died in Polk County, Oregon

Record Repositories:

Public Services Bldg.
155 N. 1st
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Clerk: (503) 846-8752
Courts: (503) 846-8767

Marriage Records

Series documents the recording of marriages by the county and includes applications, marriage certificates and licenses, and indexes to marriage records. Information includes the names and residences of bride and groom; justice of the peace, minister, or name of individual officiating; fees charged; date filed; volume and page numbers where recorded; certificate number; date and place of marriage; and signatures of witnesses and county officials.

Washington County Courthouse, Basement Room B3:
Marriages [includes certificates and affidavits], 1900-1960 (53 reels of microfilm).

Government Office

Beaverton City Hall
4755 SW Griffith Dr, Beaverton, OR
(503) 526-2222

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