Clackamas County, Oregon
Clackamas County was founded on July 05, 1843 as one of the original four districts of the Oregon Country.
Clackamas County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clackamas Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clackamas Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clackamas Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
Clackamas County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Clackamas County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Clackamas County Family History Society, P.O. Box 995, Oregon City 97045
- Clackamas County Historical Society and Museum, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, OR 97045;  655-5574
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Clackamas County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Clackamas County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Clackamas County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Clackamas County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Clackamas 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 Clackamas 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 Clackamas County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Clackamas County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clackamas 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 Clackamas County genealogy or family history related sites.