Monthly Archives: January 2012

Early Oregonians Database

Anyone researching in Oregon should familiarize themselves with the Early Oregonians Database at the Oregon state Archives. As part of the Oregon Public Records Database, the Early Oregonians search was a sesquicentennial project  for persons living in Oregon before statehood … Continue reading

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Oregon State Archives – Military Records

In the previous post (The Weekly Oregonian, Saturday, January 24, 1857) I included several bits of news that I will expand on and add resources which you may want to check to look for additional information. First up is the … Continue reading

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The Weekly Oregonian, Saturday, January 24, 1857

Items of genealogical interest found in The Weekly Oregonian, Saturday, January 24, 1857, Vol. VII, No. 9. Page 1, column 2 Proceedings of the Oregon Legislature:  House, Thursday, Jan. 8th Mr. Cochran presented a petition from citizens of Lane and Umpqua counties … Continue reading

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This Week in Oregon History

We had a light dusting of snow in Eugene today with the promise (or threat) of more to come Monday night so it was interesting to read an apology in The Guard, published in Eugene City, on Saturday, January 18, 1868 for … Continue reading

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