Multnomah County, Oregon
Multnomah County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Multnomah Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Multnomah Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Multnomah Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
Multnomah County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Multnomah County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Fairview Rockwood Wilkes Historical Society, 17111 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97230; (503) 261-8078
- Multnomah Historical Association, PO Box 19785, 2929 SW Multnomah Blvd., Portland, OR 97219
- David Douglas Historical Society, 1500 SE 130th Ave., Portland, OR 97233; (503) 254-0797)
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Multnomah County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Multnomah County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Multnomah County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Multnomah County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Multnomah 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 Multnomah 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 Multnomah County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Multnomah County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Multnomah 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 Multnomah County genealogy or family history related sites.
Multnomah Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications
Multnomah Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records
Multnomah Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
Multnomah Co. OR Census Records
Multnomah Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records
Multnomah Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
Multnomah Co. OR General and History Websites
Multnomah Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
Multnomah Co. OR Military Records
Multnomah Co., OR Schools & Directories
- Portland, Oregon Directories, 1890-91 (search.ancestry.com)