Washington County, Oregon

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Military Databases: Family Search
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"Soldiers Of The Great War"
Vol 3 contains records for Oregon, There are nice pictures in this book.
In three Volumes
Compiled by:
W M Haulsee, F G Howe, A C Doyle
Soldiers Record Publishing Association,
Washington, D C: Copyright, 1920

US Headstone Applications: Washington County Military Veterans, 1879-1903
1890 Veteran's Schedule [Use this link to search on FS]  ~ Vietnam Casualties, Washington State
Search: DAR ~ GAR ~ SAR

Reports of Civil War [Union Army] Generals

New from Family Search
United States Military Records, 1824-1956: Family Search
Includes state summary of war casualties of each state, deaths in the World War, official registers, Navy and Marine Corps registers, National Guard registers, Army registers, and etc.

Records contain: Name, Rank, Parents, Street Address
List below contains records for other States where I host Counties
Records for the States of & Film #s
California, 4218631 ~ Colorado, 4218641 ~ Michigan, 4218677
Minnesota, 4218681 ~ Missouri, 4218687 ~ Oregon, 4218720
Pennsylvania, 4218725 ~ Wisconsin, 4218725
For Access: Log into your FS Account, enter Film # in Fiche/Film Slot.

Cemetery Records

Family Search Films
Film: 2031845, Item 1
Russelville Cemetery - 6S/R2E/Sec 3
Images: 109-135 - Field Notes
Images: 136-140 - News Clippins, Obituaries

Cemetery Records; Miscellaneous
Copied by members of the L. D. S. Church

in the United States
Typed by members and the Genealogical Society
Salt Lake City, Utah
[Most of these were done in the 1950's and 1960's]
Volume 4 has Records for Firlawn Cemetery
Volume 14 has Records for Winona Cemetery
The Files are searchable pdf's

Notes about the old Washington Cemetery Files.
Over the years, Don and local Volunteers did a huge amount of work.
The old Cem Files can be found here.
Note: The Cem Files do not format well to pdf's.
I have updated both header & footer.
The data is static, it has not been changed, nor will it be updated.
There is an index for the Milwaukie Cemetery dated 1957.
LDS Film #857035 - access it here, scroll down,
The index is found on images 429-483
Then use the image ranges below for the alpha letter of choice.
Tualatin Plains Cemetery
[DAR Records-LDS Film 862002]
A - Do ~ Dor - Joh  ~ Joh - Ri, Ril - Y
Here is a Surname Search Site for Washington Co., OR Cemeteries
There are some Washington Co Cems recorded in the USGenWeb® Archives
Please Use This Link

There are 4 files for Bethany Cemetery
Please Use This Link

Online Cemetery Headstone Photos, and Miscellaneous Data:

F~A~G ~ FS Search

Oregon Burial Site Guide
Compiled by: Dean H Bryd
Co-Compiled by Stanley R Clarke & Janice M Healy
Binford & Mort Publishing, Portland Oregon, 2001
Permission to use on the ORGenWeb given by:
Mr Stanley R Clarke.
The Introduction and key can be found here.
The Indexes can be found here. ~ Washington County Pages can be found here.
All pages are combined into a searchable pdf.


Obituaries from the Albany Democrat Herald: 1999 - 2023
Please Use this Link for the Index.
These Obits can be found on Heritage Hub which is available through local Public Libraries
If you do not have access, I will send scans - Contact Martha

Obituary Indexes from the Legacy Collection of Jose Rivera Nieves
Here is the Index for all of Oregon
Here is the Index for the United States
Here is an index for Countries of the World

Many of the Obituaries might be found using Heritage Hub Digital Newspaper Collection
which is available in many local Public Libraries.
Check your local Library under 'Resources' - Access requires a Library Card

This tidbit from:
 Dodd Newsletter, Vol 2, July 1981
Washington County, Oregon, Cemetery Records With Obituary Information. Contributed By
Mrs. Leah Feldman.
Banks Union Point Cemetery
Davison, Hattie C. (Dodds) 1869-1944 (Obit In Hillsboro Argus 28 Apr 1944)
M. 1888 Wilson C. Davison 1857-1922; 4 Children, 2 Deceased, Harry Of Banks And
Miss Ida Of Home In 1922. She Was His Second Wife And Children May Be His. Obit
Hillsboro Argus 23 Nov 1922.
Dooley, Nora (Dodds) 1865-1939 M. 20 V. T 1886 Benjamin P. Dooley (1861-1927). His
Obit H Obit Hillsboro Argus 4 Aug 1927. 7 Children, 2 D. Infancy. Charles, Mrs. Bertha
Stribick, Marion, Mrs. William Steel And Jackson.
Dodds, Charles T. 1867-1933
Dodds, John S. 1833-1887
Dodds, Melissa (Mary?) 1849-1937

Below is a list of Oregon Newspapers on Heritage Hub
Oregon State Journal, 1864 - 1880, USA - OR - Eugene
Oregonian, 1861 - 1987, USA - OR - Portland
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR), 1988 - 2021, USA - OR - Portland
Oregonian, The: Blogs (Portland, OR), 2005 - 2018, USA - OR - Portland Blog
Oregonian, Web Edition Articles (Portland, OR), 2012 - 2021
Note: Heritage Hub is available in Local Public Libraries with a Library Card

Here is a series of booklets published in Wyoming: 1912 - 2006 ~ FS Catalog:
"Tidbits from the Big Piney Examiner of Sublette Co., WY"
Compiler: Anna Lee Woffinden
Here is the Index.
Download the booklets from FS [PDF's & Searchable]
More from Family Search Catalog

"Pahrump, Nevada Genealogical Society Obits"
Published: 2010
"Digital copies of obituaries for people with some connection to Pahrump, Nevada.
Individuals may have lived and or died in many different states."
There are indexes and each book is searchable or available to download.
Please use this link for the FS Catalog Download of the booklets

More Obituaries: Digital Archival Newspapers
Here is a set of obits from the following
Washington Co. Newspapers
HeritageHub - 1923 - Dec 2023
Beaverton Valley Times
Forest Grove Leader ~ Forest Grove News-Times
Lookups: Contact: Martha

Obits from the old WA Co, OR Files

I live in San Luis Obispo County, California.
This is an index of folks born in Oregon, but who might have died here.
I will do obit lookups: Contact Martha

"The Fine Print"
State Coordinator: Bob Jenkins
Assistant State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Washington County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

Please see our ORGenWeb Copyright Disclaimer and other important information.
For information about adopting a Oregon County, an idea or comment, Please Contact Bob

Information contained on all of the pages within the County portion of the ORGenWeb Project
may be used for personal genealogical and historical purposes.
Please be considerate of copyright information and give credit where credit is due.
Donated data will remain with the County in the event of the resignation of the County Coordinator.
Any person donating information in the future retains the right to have it returned to them upon request

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