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​Dates ​Entries
Assessment​ ​1892-1897 ​8,489
Birth (county)​ ​1905-1920
2,682
​Deaths (county)​ ​1905-1944 ​4,170

​Old Age Pensions
​1933-34
​​39
Poll Tax ​1897 ​368
​Widow's Pe​nsions ​1917-1936 ​181
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Delayed Births ​1862-1920
909
​Divorces ​1853-1920 ​621
Estates​ ​1850-1898 ​548
Guardianships​ ​ca.1852-1898 ​246
​Marriages ​1885-1929 ​4,376
​Naturalizations ​1898-1929 ​256
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Dates​​Entries
Change of Name​1878-1928​30
​Commitments​1854-1889​58
​​Coroner's Reports​1860-1883​13
​Deaths (county)​1915-1948​8,409
​Delayed Births​1869-1920
​615
​Divorces
​1852-1922, 1936-1960​10,345
Estates​​1844-1907​1,153
Guardianships​​1848-1925​516
​Marriages​1848-1896, 1910-1935​4,752
​Naturalizations​1887-1931​4,909
​Probates​1847-1849​19
​Widow's Pensions​​1913-1930​357
​Women's Property Register1859-1909​46
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Dates​ Entries​
Births (county)​ ​1905-1916
​5,021
​Coroner's Reports ​1852-1960 ​2,454
​Divorces ​1856-1933 ​1,336
Estates​ ​1847-1931 ​2,438
​Guardianships ​1856-1931 ​508
​Marriages ​1841-1961 ​13,228
​Naturalizations ​1851-1971 ​11,439
​Women's Property Register ​1868-1922 ​​35
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Dates​​Entries
Births (county)​​1902-1920
​1,894
​Census
​1865​196
Commitments
​1874-1943​671
​Coroner Reports​​1911-1958​1,183
Delayed Births​​1869-1917​441
Estates​​1850-1937​986
Guardianships​​1869-1931​77
Marriage Records​​1854-19616,350
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Naturalizations
​1937-1957
​54

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​Assessments ​1885 ​5,885
​Coroner's Reports ​1883-1904 ​​18
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Dates​​Entries
Commitments​​1919-1920​4
​Coroner's Reports​
​1952-1960​29
​Delayed Births​1877-1918
​81
​Divorces​1866-1929​162
​Estates​1856-1931​318
Guardianships​​1872-1920​57
​Naturalizations​1904-1929​78
Probates​​1892-1919​6
Widow's Pensions​1919-1920​3
​Women's Property Register​1885-1907​​10
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​World War 1 Service Histories (statewide) ​1917-1918 ​​14,608
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Dates​​Entries
​Delayed Births​1863-1910740
​Naturalizations​1917-1969​​809
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Dates​​Entries
Births (county)​​1906​6

​Delayed Births
​1856-1919
​3,445


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Dates​​Entries
Births (county)
​1915-1920
​361
​Commitments
​1885-1903​39

​Deaths (county​)​1914-1915​20
Delayed Births​​1882-1914​67
​Divorces​1884-1930​​457
​Naturalizations
​1885-1961
​​582

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Dates​ ​Entries
​Divorces ​1872-1922 ​​399
Estates​ ​1888 ​1
​Guardianships ​1888 ​1
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​Register (statewide) ​1863-1894 ​​3,117
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Dates​ ​Entries
Births (statewide)​ ​1916-1919
​32,935
​Delayed Birth Evidences (statewide)​ ​1849-1910 ​22,080
​Delayed Birth Records (statewide) ​1842-1918
​100,942
​Marriage Returns (statewide) ​1906-1910 ​​22,951
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​Dates​Entries
Births (county)​​1917-1919
​1,367
Change of Name​​1910-1928​4
​Commitments​1907-192277
​​Coroner's Reports​1908-1926​29
​Divorces​1890-1908​162
Estates​​1864-1929​475
Guardianships​​1890-1929​133
​Marriages​1908-1947​2,641
​Naturalizations​1880-1940​578
​Probates19291
​Widow's Pensions​1913-1937​​169
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​Commitments
​1862-1903
​​5,750
​Death Register
​1883-1936 ​​8,102
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​Dates ​Entries
Births (county)​ ​1901-1910 ​918
Delayed Births​ ​1857-1915 ​2,381
​Divorces ​1856-1914 ​708
Estates​ ​1853-1925 ​2,433
​Guardianships ​1853-1926 ​614
​Naturalizations ​1859-1981 6,679
​Probates ​1908-1922 4
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Birth Records (county)
​1886-1920
​461
​Coroner's Reports
​1916-1962
​​232
​Death (county)
​1916-1941
​291
​Delayed Births
​1879-1920
​161
​Marriage Records ​1915-1960 ​1,165

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​Dates ​Entries
​Births
​1907-1919
​1,618
​Change of Name
​1908-1909 ​3
​Commitments
​1860-1932
​​243
Delayed Births
​1864-1918 ​451
​Divorce Returns (county)
​1923-1940
​622
Estates​ ​1848-1944 ​1,784
Guardianships​ ​1848-1944 ​482
​Naturalizations ​1854-1970 ​2,305
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​Dates​Entries
​Naturalizations
​1868-1961
​1,689

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​Dates ​Entries
​Assessments ​1875, 1890, 1895 ​3,464
​Census ​1875 ​326
​Electors Register ​1887 ​631
​Military List ​1900-1901 ​874
​Old Age Pensions ​1933-1935 ​​22
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Divorces ​1855-1900 ​316
​Estates ​1852-1937 ​5,413
Guardianships​ ​1853-1937 ​1,420
Partnerships ​1889-1936 38
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​Marriages ​1924-1947 ​​300
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Births (county) ​1903-1914 ​3,504
​Coroner's Reports ​1909-1960 ​1,934
​Deaths (county) ​1915-1946 ​385
​Delayed Births ​1860-1920
3,833
​Marriages ​1850-1873 ​1,503
​Military List ​1874 ​1,223
​Naturalizations ​1850-1956 ​1,890
​Women's Property Register ​1862-1912 ​64
​Widow's Pensions ​1913-1937 ​​308
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Dates​ ​Entries
Births (county) ​1907-1920
1,119
Coroner's Reports​ ​1926-1950 ​53
​Delayed Births ​1861-1910 ​125
​Divorces ​1887-1930 ​​556
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​Census
​1865, 1895​31,362
​Commitments​​1894-1898​5
​Divorces​1852-1921​2,075
Estates​​1843-1907​1,114
Guardianships​​1848-1908​460
​Naturalizations​1841-1910​1,422
​Probates​1862-1896​17
​Widow's Pensions​1913-1916​20
​Women's Property Register​1859-1897​​107
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Enlistment and Service Records (statewide) ​1847-1929 ​21,935
​​Soldier Home Applications (statewide) ​1894-1933 ​2,069
Soldier Home Histories​ (statewide) ​1894-1933 ​1,850
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Census ​1895 ​​3,368
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​Census (precincts, 17-46, 55-77) ​1895 ​53,003
​Change of Name ​1873-1900 ​​30
Estates​ ​1855-1900 ​2,760
​Guardianships ​1857-1900 ​903
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​Inmate Registers (Oregon) ​1854-1932 ​​14,513
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​Deaths (county) ​1903-1906 193
​Delayed Births ​1857-1910 ​1071
​Divorces ​1854-1912 ​437
​Estates ​1847-1921 1,530
Guardianships​ ​1852-1921 ​481
​Women's Property Register ​1859-1897 ​​56
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​Births ​1881-1902 ​13,015
​Deaths ​1881-1917 ​​50,828
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Census (Oregon) ​1845-1859 ​14,710
​Divorces (Oregon) ​1844-1859 ​594
​Tax Rolls (Oregon) ​1846-1860 ​​52,536
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Land Claims (Oregon) ​1845-1849 ​​4,106
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Dates​ ​Entries
​Deaths (county) ​1916-1941 ​185
​Delayed Births ​1857-1918
​181
​Divorces ​1933-1964 ​​129
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Dates​ ​Entries
Births (county)​ ​1903-1918 ​403
Change of Name ​1901-1904 ​2
​Delayed Births ​1867-1910 ​754
​Divorces ​1875-1908 ​483
Estates​ ​1859-1953 ​1,782
​Guardianships ​1878-1953 ​492
​Naturalizations ​1860-1954 ​4,051
​Widow's Pensions ​1913-1937 ​​82
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Dates​​Entries
Births (county)​​1892-1897​210
​Census​1865,1875, 1885​6,295
Change of Name​​1889-1927​11
​​Commitments​1863-1929​941
​Coroner's Reports​1902-1916​203
Deaths (county)​​1892-1897​79
​Divorces​1863-1942​3,009
Estates​​1864-1937​2,372
Guardianships​​1868-1939​745
​Women's Property Register​1871-1883​​7
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Coroner's Reports​ ​1906-1950 ​5
​Deaths (Health) ​1815-1929 ​​300
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Dates​ ​Entries
Change of Name​
​1895-1952 ​23
​Commitments
​1864-1945
​​397
​Coroner's Reports ​1855-1964
​441
​Delayed Births ​1859-1920
​2,103
​Divorces ​1859-1916 ​771
Estates​ ​1854-1953 ​2,752
Guardianships​ ​1862-1953 ​708
​Military Lists ​1863-1865, 1872 ​1,155
​Naturalizations ​1851-1962 ​2,350
​Probates ​1855-1864 ​​3
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Dates​​Entries
​​Commitments​1895-1931​569
​Coroner's Reports​1869-1919​51
​Delayed Births​1857-1920
​1,946
​Divorces​1850-1899, 1917-1939​1,031
Estates​​1842-1921​2026
​Guardianships​1844-1921​572
​Naturalizations​1844-1956​4,226
​Old Age Pensions​1933-1936​420
​Women's Property Register​1881-1882​​2
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Births (county)

​1918-1920
​28
​Commitments
​1899-1945
​​68
​Marriages (Health) ​1896-1952 ​​714
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​Dates ​Entries
Change of Name​ ​1895-1941 ​14
​Coroner's Reports ​1861-1940 ​274
​Divorces ​1857-1930 ​1,385
Estates​ ​1843-1942 ​3,977
Guardianships​ ​1850-1951 ​926
​Marriages ​1856-1875 ​829
​Naturalizations ​1849-1959 ​674
​Old Age Pensions ​1933-1935 ​391
​Widow's Pensions ​1920-1937 ​​86
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