Umatilla County, Oregon
Umatilla County was founded on September 27, 1862 from a portion of Wasco County.
Umatilla County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Umatilla Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Umatilla Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Umatilla Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
Umatilla County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Umatilla County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Umatilla County Historical Society, 108 SW Frazer, PO Box 253, Pendleton, OR 97801; (541) 276-0012
- Umatilla Museum, 911 Sixth Street, P.O. Box 975, Umatilla, OR 97882; (541) 922-0209
- Blue Mountain Genealogical Society, PO Box 1801, Pendleton, OR 97801
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Umatilla County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Umatilla County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Umatilla County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Umatilla County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Umatilla 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 Umatilla 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 Umatilla County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Umatilla County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Umatilla 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 Umatilla County genealogy or family history related sites.