The Oregon Encyclopedia: Crook County
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History of Crook County [Wiki]
Crook County Neighbors:
Deschutes ~ Jefferson ~ Wheeler
Grant ~ Harney
Crook County Towns:
Combs Flat, Forest Crossing, Lone Pine, Mc Allister
O'Neil, Paulina, Post, Powell Butte, Prineville, Roberts, Suplee
Cities, Census Designated Places & Unincorporated Communities: Crook County
Historical and Biographical Records
"An Illustrated History of
Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler,
Crook, Lake and Klamath Counties"
Western Historical Publishing Company
Spokane, Wash: 1905
Crook County Biographies: "History of Central OR"
The Index is Here
Extracted Bio Section - PDF File
Read Online or Download
North American Family Biographies
~ Appleton's Biographies
" An Illustrated History of the State of Oregon"
H. K. Hines, Author; Published by Lewis Pub. Co.,
There is no index, use the above link to search the pdf
"The Centennial History of Oregon 1811 - 1912 "
The S J Clark Publishing Company, Chicago, 1912
Bio Index is at the back of Vol IV
Below is a list of 'Crook Folk'
Bushnell, Robert D, P 373 ~ Hindman, William C, P 95 ~ Olcott, Ben W, P 236
Osborn, Margaret A, P 256 ~ Sears. James. A, P 755 ~ Spike, Elmer S, P 69
"Oregon Native Son"
Publication with Bio's and Sketches
The Books can be downloaded
or I will send pages of interest.
"History of the Great Northwest and it's Men of Progress"
Pub: The Minneapolis Journal - The Index is Here
Read Online or Download
There are a lot of 'Family Histories' in the FS Book portion of the FS WebSite.
To access them:
Log in, Search, Books.
Enter County of Choice, a list comes up.
To the left is a list of parameters:
There are 'levels of access' the ones marked "Public" or Full Permission"
can be read online or downloaded
Oregon Base Map
~ Oregon Territory Map 1852
David Rumsey ~ Historic Map & Atlas Collection
Perry-Castaneda ~ Map Collection
~ Earthquake Fault Maps
American Georgaphical Society Library - Digital Map Collection
Humboldt State University Map Collection
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Oregon
~ Railroad Maps
And, of course, Google Earth
Topo of Crook County
"Oregon - Geo Hazards Viewer"
Trails West & Mining History
~ Oregon Trail
Oregon Mining Maps
'Ghost Towns in Oregon'
Ghost Towns, Mining Camps and Historical Sites
The Volcano's of Oregon
Compiled Pages with Clickable links to each Database
Cemeteries, Etc [Burial, Cemeteries, Coroner, Funeral Homes, Graves]
Church Records[ Baptism's, Catholic Church, Christenings, Church [General]]
Legal Documents and Resources [Court, Estate, Probate Records]
Migration - Naturalization - Travel[ Border Crossings, Migration, Naturalization, Passenger Lists, Passports]
Military [Bounty [Land], Military [Misc], Pensions, Soldiers, Veteran's, War[s]]
Odds and Ends [Applications, Homestead, Membership, Native Americans, Parish [Location & Church], Pioneers, Prison, Voting, Obituaries, Veteran & Soldier's Homes, Children's Home]
Vital Records [Birth, Marriage, Divorce, Death, Mortality Records]
Place of Birth:
Oregon ~ Place of Death: San Luis Obispo County, California
Genealogy Bank [Lookups done on Heritage Hub]
Please use this link for the Index ~ Contact:
Martha for Lookup
USGenWeb® Archives Access: Tables of Contents
This Link is a searchable pdf file which contains all the links to the Archives.
Each link is fully functional and will access the section for your use.
Lookups and Queries
I have access to the following Subscription Databases
Heritage Hub [Includes NewsBank] ~ Access World News
Los Angeles [CA] Times ~ New York Times ~ Access World News
Lookups: Contact Martha
If you wish to post Genealogical Queries, Cyndi's List has a nice selection