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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Oregon, 
United States
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Location of Oregon
Record Description
Record Type Births
Collection years 1842-1917
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Oregon State Archives


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection consists of birth records and delayed birth records from Oregon for 1842-1917. The images were provided by Ancestry.com.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth

  • Child’s full name
  • Date and place of child's birth
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Parent's birthplace
  • Residence
  • Parents age
  • Parents Race
  • Parents occupation

Delayed Birth

  • Child's full name
  • Child's birth date and place
  • Parent's names
  • Parent's birthplace
  • Parent's race and sex
  • Supporting evidence
  • Date of delayed record

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The location or date of the event
  • The names of the parents

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Search for vital records, such as marriages and deaths on the state and county level
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Search for land and property records
  • Search for probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist.Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Oregon.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.
Record Citation:
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