Vital Records Listings

​ The following records are available at the State Archives. Records with an asterisk (*) have access restrictions and require authorization from the State Registrar to view.

City Records

Portland, City of

Birth register, 1864-1900 (4 volumes)
Birth records, 1864-1900 (8 cu. ft.)
*Birth register, 1901-1917 (3 volumes)
Birth records, 1901-1902
Death register, 1881-1917 (microfilm)
Death records, 1862-1902 (microfilm)
Search Portland births, 1881-1902; and deaths 1881-1917 (Oregon Historical Records Index)
 

County Records

Bak​​er

*Birth records, 1905-1915 (2 volumes)
*Birth and death records, 1916-1929 (1 volume)
*Corrections to birth and death records, 1871-1940 (1 volume)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publica​​tion:

  • Marriage records, 1862-1884

Transferred from the S​tate Health Divi​​sion:

  • *Birth Records, 1910-1915 (1 volume), 1926-1945 (38 volumes)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1913-1929 (2 volumes)
  • Death Records, 1911-1915 (1 volume)
  • Death Certificates, 1921-1940 (7 volumes)

Bent​on

*Birth registration decrees, 1957-1962 (1 volume)
Delayed births, 1862-1957 (1 volume)
Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1853-1920 (7 cu.ft.)
Marriage certificates, 1852-1945 (3 cu. ft.)
Search Benton County delayed births, 1862-1899; divorces, 1853-1920; and marriages, 1885-1929 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library publicat​​ion:

  • Marriage​​​ records, 1851-1922

Cl​ackamas

*Birth certificates: delayed filing applications, 1869-1941 (.5 cu.ft.)
*Birth certificates, 1921-1944 (4 cu.ft.)
Death certificates, 1921-1948 (5 cu.ft., 9 volumes)
Divorce Index, 1852-1920 (Circuit Court Cases)
Marriage certificates, 1863-1935 (excluding 1890-1910, 2 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1853-1879 (2 volumes)
Marriage index, 1885-1890 (microfilm)
Marriage records, 1853-1948 (microfilm)
Search Clackamas County delayed births, 1869-1899; divorces, 1852-1920; and marriages, 1848-1893, 1910-1921 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library publicati​​ons:

  • Death records, 1907-1915 (2 volumes)
  • Early marriage records of Clackamas and Wasco Counties, 1848-1865
  • Marriage records, 1840s-1912 (2 volumes)

Transferred from the State Health ​​Division:

  • *Birth Records, 1933, 1935, 1936 (7 volumes)
  • *Birth Records [District 1], 1926-1933, 1935-1936 (13 volumes)
  • *Birth Records [District 2], 1926-1935 (9 volumes)
  • *Birth Records [District 3], 1926-1935 (10 volumes)
  • *Birth Records [District 4], 1926-1931, 1933, 1935 (8 volumes)
  • *Birth Records [District 68], 1928-1941 (3 volumes)
  • Death Records [District 1], 1927-1934 (6 volumes)
  • Death Records [District 2], 1927-1934 (7 volumes)
  • Death Records [District 3], 1928-1934 (6 volumes)
  • Death Certificates, 1931-1949 (16 volumes)
  • Death Records [District 4], 1932-1933 (1 volume)
  • Death Records [District 68], 1927-1948 (13 volumes)

Clats​​op

Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1861-1920 (ca.15 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1852-1950
Search Clatsop County divorces, 1861-1869; and marriages, 1848-1893, 1910-1921 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library publica​​tions:

  • Divorce records, 1861-1869
  • Marriage records, 1859-1874

Colu​mbia

Marriage records, 1854-1865 (microfilm)

Reference Room Library publi​​cation:

  • Marriage recor​ds, 1855-1897

Cro​ok

Marriage records, 1882-1961 (microfilm)

Reference Room Library public​​ation:

  • Marriage records, 1882-1887

Cu​rry

Divorce Index, 1866-1929, (Circuit Court Cases)
Search Curry County divorces, 1866-1929 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Doug​las

Marriage index, 1852-1983 (microfilm)
Marriage records, 1852-1947 (microfilm)

Reference Roo​m Library publi​cation:

  • Umpqua and Douglas County marriage records, 1851-1871

Gil​liam

Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1909-1924 (ca.7 cu.ft.)
Search Gilliam County divorces, 1909-1924 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publ​​ication:

  • Marriage records, 1885-1896

Transferred from the S​tate Health Division:

  • *Birth Records, 1913-1915 (2 volumes)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1933 (2 volumes)
  • *Birth Certificates, 1921-1941 (1 volume)
  • Death Certificates, 1926-1935 (1 volume)
  • Death Records, 1912-1915 (1 volume), 1935-1940 (1 volume)
  • Death Records [District 127], 1930-1935 (1 volume)

Gra​nt

Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1872-1922 (4 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1864-1951 (microfilm)
Search Grant County divorces, 1872-1922 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Ha​rney

Marriage records, 1889-1960 (microfilm)

Hood Riv​er

Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1890-1908 (ca.3 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1908-1947 (4 cu.ft.)
Search Hood River County marriages, 1908-1947; and divorces, 1890-1908 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Transferred from the State Health Divisi​on:

  • *Birth Records [city], 1907-1915 (1 volume)
  • *Birth Records, 1920-1947 (59 volumes)
  • *Birth and Death Records [book 23], 1915-1919 (1 volume)
  • *Birth and Death Records [book II], 1915-1919 (1 volume)
  • *Birth Records [book 22], 1908-1915 (1 volume)
  • Death Records [city], 1907-1915 (1 volume)
  • Death Records, 1908-1915 (1 volume), 1919-1949 (47 volumes)

Jacks​​on

*Birth register, 1906-1915 (1 volume)
Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1872-1922 (ca.8 cu.ft.)
Search Jackson County divorces, 1856-1914 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library public​ations:

  • Birth records, 1863-1910
  • Divorce records, 1856-1949 (3 volumes)
  • Marriage records, 1853-1924 (6 volumes)

Jeffe​rson

Reference Room Li​b​​rary publication:

  • Marriage reco​rds, 1915-1926

Jose​​phine

Reference Room Lib​​r​​ary publication:

  • ​Marriage records, 1856-​1900

Kla​math

Marriage records, 1882-1966 (microfilm)

Reference Room Li​b​​rary pu​blication:

  • Marriage records, 1882-1895

La​ke

Reference Room Lib​​rary public​​ation:

  • Marriage records, 1875-1882

La​ne

Death notices published in Lane County newspapers, index to, 1864-1902 (microfiche)
Divorce Index, 1855-1900 (Circuit Court Cases)
Marriage index, 1853-1950 (microfilm)
Marriage records, 1852-1891 (microfilm)
Search Lane County divorces, 1855-1900 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary pub​​lication:

  • Marriage records, 1852-1869

Transferred from the State Health Divisi​on:

  • *Birth Certificates, 1933-1934 (1 volume), 1944-1945 (1 volume)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1928 (1 volume)

Lincol​n

Marriage affidavits and applications, 1942-1947 (.1 cu.ft.)
Marriage certificates, 1925-1936 (.25 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1893-1915 (microfilm)
Search Lincoln County marriages, 1924-1947 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publi​​cation:

  • Marriage records, 1893-1926

Li​nn

Birth certificates, delayed, 1860-1961 (15 cu.ft.)
Marriage certificates, 1850-1873, with index (3 volumes & microfilm)
Marriage index, 1850-1948 (microfilm)
Marriage license records, 1863-1873 (2 volumes & microfilm)
Search Linn County delayed births, 1860-1899; and marriages, 1850-1873 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publicat​​ion:

  • Marriage records, 1846-1872

Transferred from the State​ Health Division:

  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1946 (1 volume)

Mal​​heur

Transferred from the State Health Di​vision:

  • *Birth Records, 1925-1948 (70 volumes)
  • *Non-resident Birth Records, 1946-1948 (.2 cu.ft.)
  • Death Records, 1925-1949 (17 volumes)
  • Death Certificates, 1921-1944 (1 volume, 2 cu.ft.)

Mar​​ion

Divorce index, 1852-1921 (Circuit Court Cases)
Search Marion County divorces, 1852-1921 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary p​​ublication:

  • Death index, 1907A-1929L (microfilm)
  • Marriage records, 1849-1900 (9 volumes)

Transferred from the State Health Division:

  • *Birth Certificates, 1930-1947 (.1 cu.ft.)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1929 (1 volume)
  • Death Cer​tificates, 1934-1948 (.1 cu.ft.)

Morrow

Reference Room Li​b​​rary publication:

  • Marriage records, 1885-1917

Multnomah

Marriage license index and record, 1855-1947 (microfilm)
Marriage license index, Oct 1903-1980 (microfilm)

Reference Room Lib​​rary pu​​blication:

  • Marriage records, 18​55-1890 (5 volumes)

Po​lk

*Birth register, 1903-1915; 1943-1957, with index (5 volumes)
Death records, 1903-1905, with index (1 volume)
Divorce Index, 1854-1912 (Circuit Court Cases)
Marriage records, 1849-1955 (microfilm)
Search Polk County delayed births, 1855-1899; and divorces, 1854-1912 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publicati​​on:

  • Marriage records, 1849-1879

She​rman

Transferred from the State Health D​ivision:

  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1941 (1 volume)

Tillam​ook

*Birth certificates, 1903-1943 (4 cu.ft.)
*Birth register, 1907-1916 (2 volumes)
Death certificates, 1903-1907, 1919-1943 (2 cu.ft.)
Death registers, 1907-1916 (2 volumes)
Divorce Index, 1875-1909 (Circuit Court Cases)
Search Tillamook County divorces, 1875-1909 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Lib​​rary publicati​​on:

  • Death and burial records, 1860-1898
  • Marriage records, 1862-1910

Umati​lla

*Birth certificates, 1913-1944 (4.8 cu.ft.)
*Birth register, 1906-1925 (7 volumes)
Death certificates, 1913-1944 (3.85 cu.ft.)
Death register, 1907-1929 (7 volumes)
Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1863-1942 (31 cu.ft.)
Search Umatilla County divorces, 1863-1942 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Li​b​​rary publi​cation:

  • Marriage records, 1862-1894

Wall​owa

Transferred from the State Health Division:

  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-192​9 (1 volume)

Wasco

*Birth certificates, delayed, 1859-1942, with index
Divorce Index, 1859-1916 (Circuit Court Cases)
Marriage certificates, 1879-1898
Marriage records, 1856-1865, 1939-1947 (microfilm)
Search Wasco County delayed births, 1859-1899; and divorces, 1859-1916 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library publicat​ions:

  • Early marriage records for Clackamas and Wasco, 1848-1865
  • Marriage records, 1852-1900

Transferred from the State Health Divi​sion:

  • *Birth Certificates, N-Z, 1921-1945 (1 volume)
  • *Birth and Death Certificates, 1915-1922 (1 volume)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1941 (3 volumes)
  • Death Records, 1907-1915 (1 volume)
  • Death Certificates, A-Z, 1921-1944 (2 volumes)

Washin​gton

Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1863-1942 (13.50 cu.ft.)
Marriage records, 1850-1875, with index (microfilm)
Search Washington County divorces, 1863-1942 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Library publi​cation:

  • Marriage records, 1842-1896

Transferred from the Health Division:

  • *Birth Certificates, A-Z, 1908-1945 (2.4 cu.ft.)
  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1936 (1 volume)
  • Death Certificates, A-Z, 1934-1938 (.5 cu.ft.)

Whee​ler

Transferred from the State Health Division:

  • *Birth and Death Records, 1915-1930 (1 cu.ft.)

Yamh​ill

*Birth and death index, 1875-1944
*Birth and death register, 1915-1928
*Birth register, 1871-1915
Death register, 1907-1915
Divorce Case Files (Circuit Court), 1857-1930 (12 cu.ft.)
Marriage index, 1876-1902
Marriage records, 1857-1906
Search Yamhill County divorces, 1857-1930; and marriages, 1856-1875 (Oregon Historical Records Index)

Reference Room Libr​ary publication:

  • Marriage records, 1844-1912 (8 volumes)

State Records

Health Division

*Birth certificate affidavit for corrections, 1904-1980
Birth Certificates, Oregon, 1903-1919
Death certificates, Oregon, 1903-1969
Death index, Oregon, 1903-2008 (microfilm)
Delayed birth certificates, 1842-1918
Divorce index, Oregon, 1946-2008 (microfilm)
Divorce returns, 1925-1969
Marriage index, Oregon, 1906-1924, 1946-2008 (microfilm)
Marriage returns, 1906-1969​​

Pacific Northwest Resources

Reference Room Li​​brary publication:

  • Cumulative Death Index to the Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest, 1838-1911 (1 volume)
  • Cumulative Marriage Index to the Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest, 1838-1911 (1 volume)
  • Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest (7 volumes)​
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