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 Books
Cyclopaedia of American Biography "
by Wilson, James
Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
Appleton Review ~
New Oregon Resources
/ FS Catalog
Filmed Books: 1000368
"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
All of the linked, Searchable Lists can be found here.
[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]
[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]
[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