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  • Grant County, Oregon

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Oregon. Grant County was established on October 14, 1864, from parts of old Wasco and old Umatilla counties. Prior to its creation, cases brought to court were tried in The Dalles, county seat of the vast Wasco County. The great distance to The Dalles made law enforcement a difficult problem, and imposed a heavy burden ...

  • Grandview Cemetery, La Grande, Oregon

    This cemetery is located on Foothill Road, La Grande, Union County, Oregon. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Gilliam County, Oregon

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gilliam County, Oregon. The Oregon Legislative Assembly created Gilliam County on February 25, 1885, from the eastern third of Wasco County after residents complained that they were too far from their county seat in The Dalles. The first Gilliam county seat was at Alkali, now Arlington. The question of a permanent county seat was pla...

  • American Old West

    Wikipedia Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sa...

  • Friends Cemetery, Newberg, Oregon

    This cemetery, established in 1880, is located on 500 South Everest Road, Newberg, Yamhill County, Oregon. It's also known as Newberg Friends Community Cemetery and Roselawn Cemetery . Find a Grave Roots Web

  • Coos County, Oregon

    The name Coos originated from the name of the Native American tribe that had settled the area. "Coos" loosely translates to "lake" or "place of pines". Lewis and Clark noted Cook-koo-oose. Early maps and documents spelled it Kowes, Cowes, Coose, Koos, among others. Although exploration and trapping in the area occurred as early as 1828, the first European-American settlement was established at...

  • Clackamas County, Oregon

    Originally named Clackamas District, it was one of the four original Oregon districts created by Oregon's Provisional Legislature on July 5, 1843, along with Twality (later Washington), Champooick (later Marion), and Yamhill. The four districts were redesignated as counties in 1845. At the time of its creation, Clackamas County covered portions of four present-day U.S. states and a Canadian pro...

  • Oregon Counties, Cities, Communities and Towns Project

    This project is part of the State of Missouri Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Missouri. You can add profiles for:* People born in Missouri* People who lived in Missouri* People who died in MissouriWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have projects rel...

  • Providence Cemetery, Scio, Oregon

    This cemetery is located on Richardson Gap Road & Providence Drive, in Scio, Linn County Oregon. It was established circa 1855. Find a Grave

  • Marion County, Oregon

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Brig. Gen. Francis Marion , the Swamp Fox.

  • Portland, Oregon

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Portland, Oregon. Official Website Named after Portland, Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s, near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a major force in the city's early economy. At the turn of the 20th century, the city ha...

  • Multnomah County, Oregon

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Multnomah County, Oregon. Wikipedia

  • University of Oregon

    The University of Oregon (also referred to as UO or Oregon) is a public flagship research university located in Eugene, Oregon. UO was founded in 1876. The institution's campus is 295 acres in size and is situated along the Willamette River. Since July 2014, UO has been governed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. The university is classified as having very high research activ...

  • Clatsop County, Oregon

    The Lewis and Clark Expedition stayed for the winter of 1805–6 in the area, establishing Fort Clatsop as one of the earliest American structures on the west coast of North America. Astoria, Oregon's oldest settlement, was established as a fur trading post in 1811 and named after John Jacob Astor. Clatsop County was created from the northern and western portions of the original Twality District...

  • Riverview Abbey, Portland, Oregon

    Riverview Abbey Mausoleum Company was founded in 1916. The original building included just one corridor named the Lilac Corridor. It was built on property acquired in part from the Portland Clay Company in 1916. The endowment tract included 157 feet of frontage on Taylors Ferry Road in Portland. In the Nineteen Twenties a man named Kenworthy acquired the mausoleum. In the later Twenties my gre...

  • Mountain View Cemetery, Oregon City, Oregon

    The earliest burial in this cemetery was January 2, 1848 (Jean Jacques Barclay per Catholic Church records - died 12/31/1847 at Fort Vancouver, WA) and by April 1848 was called the Old Cemetery and was the official city cemetery. This makes Mountain View Cemetery the oldest municipal cemetery in the Oregon Territory. It is located on 500 Hilda Street, Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon. F...

  • Northern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college ...

  • Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Oregon

    The cemetery is located on 2201 North Phoenix Road, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. Official Website Billion Graves

  • Fir Lawn Memorial Park, Hillsboro, Oregon

    Established 1929 on the Henry and Trijah Davis D.L.C. 687 Located at the west end of West Main Street in Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon. Also known as Fir Lawn Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Portland, Oregon

    Also known as Finley-Sunset Hills Memorial Park and Finley-Sunset Hills Mortuary Cemetery . Located on 6801 Southwest Sunset Highway, Portland, Washington County, Oregon. The cemetery sits on the County Line of Washington County and Multnomah County. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Oregon State University

    Wikipedia Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university in the northwest United States, located in Corvallis, Oregon. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and has the largest total enrollment in Oregon. More than 230,000 people have graduated from OSU since its founding. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Oregon...

  • Washington County, Oregon

    Washington County, Oregon: Wikipedia

  • Morrow County, Oregon

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Rep. Jackson Lee Morrow

  • Lane County, Oregon

    Wikipedia =The county is named for the first Governor of the Oregon Territory & US Senator Joseph Lane . Elijah Bristow was the first white settler to stake a claim and build a permanent cabin in 1846 in the upper Willamette Valley, in what is now Lane County, Oregon, United States.

  • Willamette University

    Wikipedia Willamette University is a private liberal arts college located in Salem, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1842, it is the oldest university in the Western United States. Willamette is a member of the Annapolis Group of colleges and is made up of an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and post-graduate schools of business and law. The university is a member of the NCAA's Division...

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