Crook County, Oregon
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My name is Martha and I will be your host for "all things Crook".
I do not live in Oregon, but have roots deep in her soil.
I am an experienced online researcher and will do my best to answer questions and perhaps
help locate that missing piece of your 'Ancestral Pie'.
I can be contacted via email:
Please use this Link

Table of Contents
History ~ Biographies ~ What's New ~ Maps ~ Queries ~ Lookups
Vital Records ~ Cemeteries ~ 'Old Crook County' Files ~ Obituaries
Military ~ BLM ~ Native Americans ~ Odds and Ends ~ Family Search: Historical Images

Search Crook County

History ~ Biographies & Books ~ What's New ~ Maps ~ Queries ~ Lookups

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

The Oregon Encyclopedia: Crook County
Cities, Census Designated Places & Unincorporated Communities: Crook County

Historical and Biographical Books

"What's New"
"Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography "
by Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
Publication date 1900 
Appleton Review ~ [All Volumes]

New Oregon Resources / FS Catalog
Filmed Books: 1000368

"An Illustrated History of
Central Oregon
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.,
Chicago, 1893
There is no index, use the above link to search the pdf

"The Centennial History of Oregon 1811 - 1912 "
Volume's II.III,IV
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
1899-1900 Index
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 ~ "MapGoose"
Topo of Crook County
"Oregon - Geo Hazards Viewer"

Trails West & Mining History
Overland Trail ~ Oregon Trail
Oregon Mining Maps
'Ghost Towns in Oregon'
Ghost Towns, Mining Camps and Historical Sites
The Volcano's of Oregon

What's New
Family Search "Collections"
Compiled Pages with Clickable links to each Database
All of the linked, Searchable Lists can be found here.
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]

Obituary Lookups:
Place of Birth: Oregon ~ Place of Death: San Luis Obispo County, California
Files from 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
 My Heritage
Lookups: Contact Martha

If you wish to post Genealogical Queries, Cyndi's List has a nice selection
"The Fine Print"
The ORGenWeb Administrative Team
State Coordinator: Bob Jenkins
Assistant State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Crook County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

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