Harney County, Oregon
Harney County was founded on February 25, 1889 from the southern two-thirds of Grant County.
Harney County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Harney County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Harney County Historical Society, 18 West D St, Burns 97720-1226; 541-573-5618
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Harney County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Harney County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Harney County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Harney County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Harney County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Oregon courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Oregon residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Harney County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.
The below specifics indicates whatever death, marriage, birth,, land, probate, and court records are typically in Harney County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Harney County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Harney County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Harney County genealogy or family history related sites.