Oregon Topics: Genealogy
Oregon boasts a formidable array of resources for genealogists. Detailed guides, searchable databases, email research services, and cooperative searching make it possible to conduct significant research about Oregon genealogy over the Internet.
The following listings represent some of the more useful resources focused generally on the state. Some tools for broader research are included as well.
Oregon Historical County Records Guide (includes maps, county and office histories, scenic images, and inventories of selected records for Oregon counties)
Search Oregon Historical Records Index (includes over 700,000 entries)
Provisional and Territorial Government Records Guide (government histories and records descriptions covering 1843 to 1859)
Topical Research Guides (adoption, census, land, military, naturalization, oaths of office, probate and vital records)OR-ROOTS Listserv (subscribe to this list for discussion of research and writing about Oregon genealogy and family history)
(includes extensive searchable databases)