History of Josephine County, Oregon

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Published by Josephine County Historical Society in Grants Pass, OR .

Written in English

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  • Josephine County (Or.)


  • Josephine County (Or.) -- History.,
  • Josephine County (Or.) -- Genealogy.,
  • Josephine County (Or.) -- Biography.

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Statement[Martha Arman Murphy, editor].
ContributionsMurphy, Martha Arman., Josephine County Historical Society.
LC ClassificationsF882.J8 H57 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2748099M
LC Control Number86081241

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The official website of the Oregon Secretary of State. Select a county or use the clickable map below. This book covers Josephine County history, the town and the generations of people who lived there, back to the pioneer days.

This book starts with the area’s first Indian tribe inhabitants, then goes into History of Josephine County mining and working class, the beginning of the. Josephine County never created Probate Case Files no. The Josephine County circuit court joined the Oregon Judicial Information Network (OJIN) in and joined the Oregon eCourt Case Information Oregon book (OECI) electronic records system in Closed probate case files since are maintained electronically.

NW Sixth Street, RM Grants Pass, OR Phone: () Fax: () Email: Hours: &Monday - Friday. Originally published inthis is a facsimile, or exact, reprint of the original book. This book provides the early history of southern Oregon, including the counties, of Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Curry and Coos up until the late nineteenth century.

It contains numerous portraits and biographical sketches of early pioneers to the region/5(5). When the Oregon and California railroad entered Josephine county value rose considerably, as we see by the assessment rolls ofwhich give the value of acres of private lands as $,; the gross value of property, $,; taxable, ,; and the number of polls had increased to Josephine County Historical Society, Grants Pass, OR.

1, likes 2 talking about this 63 were here. Josephine Co. Historical Society SW 5th St. Grants Pass, OR Followers: K. Josephine County, Oregon: Map: Location in the state of Oregon: Location of Oregon in the U.S.

Facts: Founded Janu County Seat Grants Pass Courthouse: Address Josephine County Courthouse NW 6th Street Grants Pass, OR Phone: Josephine County Website. Located on the Rogue River about thirty miles northwest of Medford, Grants Pass is the county seat of Josephine County.

The area’s Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters, has long been a source of pride for residents, so much so that in engineer John Hampshire donated a sign to the city proclaiming “It’s the Climate!”. Oregon mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic work on Oregon's mining history in this important re-issue of Bulletin 14C, otherwise known as the Josephine County, Oregon Metal Mines ers: Josephine County, named for Virginia "Josephine" Rollins, the first white woman to make this county her home, was established in out of the western portion of Jackson County.

The county seat was originally located in Sailor Diggings (later Waldo), but in July of was relocated to Kerbyville, situated on the main route between the port. Josephine County Historical Society. Information.

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History of the Josephine County Assessor. The office of assessor was created by the provisional government in The Legislative Assembly decreed that assessments were to be made by the sheriff in The contradictions were eliminated in when the assessor was authorized to make assessments and the sheriff was authorized to collect taxes.

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Add tags for " years with Josephine: the history of Josephine County, Oregon, ". Be the first. Although trappers had been in the area a quarter-century earlier, the first permanent settlement in present Coos County was at Empire City, now part of Coos Bay, by members of the Coos Bay Company in The name 'Coos' derives from a native Coos Bay Indian tribe and translates to 'lake' or 'place of pines.' Source:"Oregon Blue Book" Cities.

Quoted in the "History of Oregon and Jerusalem" book, authored by Josephine Fassett. The first government was Oregon Township, formed in The land was surveyed and there were public sales for settlements. Josephine Community Libraries, Inc.

(JCLI) was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards honoring our amazing volunteers, including best nonprofit volunteer program in Oregon by the Governor’s Volunteer Awards inand Volunteer Group of the Year by the city of Grants Pass in Josephine Community Library District (JCLD) is committed to maintaining the positive.

History of Oregon Names. Animal Names || Creeks and Disasters || Colorful Incidents || Josephine County. The history behind how places were named can sometimes be very are named after animals, disasters, people, and other assorted things. This is especially true in Oregon, pioneers traveled from the East to the "new frontier" and valleys, creeks, and other.

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Maps in this atlas contain names of the property owners. For the names of residents living in the dwellings in many counties, consult atlases published by either Directory Service Company or Farm and Home Publishers when available in the database. For a full list of all published atlases of this area, browse the collection by state.

4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them. Explore Oregon’s rich mining history with new online collections Aug Portland, OR—New online collections of Oregon mining records are opening up the state's rich history.

The records span decades, from the gold rush of the mids to. Emigrants to Oregon in Surnames A-I compiled by Stephenie Flora copyright The emigration year of stands out as the year of illness and death on the trail for humans and animals alike.

Most of the human toll was the result of cholera. Josephine County Historical Society, Local historian stories and family histories from the Illinois Valley area of Josephine county, Oregon. SY "A History of Josephine County, Oregon." Josephine County Historical Society, SY "Josephine County Historical Highlights Vol 1 and 2." Edna May Hill.

Josephine County Historical Society. Currently this database includes information from “History of Hood River County, Oregon – and – ,” “History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon,” families from the Hood River County portion of the,and.

The Courier, as a matter of record, comes within three weeks of being the first Josephine county publication. The first was the little old Argus, started by Dr. Keeler H. Gabbert, the first issue of which appeared Ma Hugo History Day I - Three Pines - J Hugo History Day II - Lucky Queen - Hugo History Day III - June 7, Hugo History Day IV - Pioneer Days - June 5, Hugo History Day V - Sharing Hugo Memories - June 4, Hugo History Day VI - Applegate Trail I - June 3, Supplemental pages for the 4-H Record book to detail out participation, presentations, and other important information.

Josephine County 4-H For more information: Record Books. The Data Book, which replaces the Status of Children in Oregon's Child Protection System, is the Department of Human Services' annual report of Oregon child abuse and neglect statistics.

Also available: Data Book (Revised 8/27/) Data Book Child Welfare Data Set. Find up-to-date information about the children, youth and. Josephine County was created by the Territorial Legislature on Janufrom the western half of Jackson County. It was named for Josephine Rollins, the first white woman to settle in southern Oregon.

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Oregon Facts: Interesting Names and Places in Oregon. Ghost Towns of Oregon. Updated on J Oregon's One-Room Schoolhouse History; Josephine County Read More. Buy Photos. Lucky Queen (Hugo) School. Golden Schoolhouse. Golden Schoolhouse Interior. Josephine County Property Records are real estate documents that contain information related to real property in Josephine County, Oregon.

Public Property Records provide information on homes, land, or commercial properties, including titles, mortgages, property deeds, and a range of other documents. Josephine County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race or color, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

Additional information about the Ruble family, their children and property, is available in the excellent full-length book First There Was Twogood - A Pictorial History of North Josephine County by Larry L.

McLane. Published init is available from Sexton Enterprises, Placer Road, Sunny Valley, Oregon. Experience Oregon History. The Oregon Historical Society is dedicated to making Oregon's long, rich history visible and accessible to all.

For more than a century, the Oregon Historical Society has served as the state's collective memory, preserving a vast collection of artifacts, photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, films, and oral histories.

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Today, many of the mining towns are just a name on an old map, but there was a time when they were bustling towns filled with miners and loggers.

The pioneers endured great hardships to reach Oregon, but once they arrived, they worked diligently to make Josephine County the place that residents and visitors enjoy : Arcadia Publishing SC.Discover your family history.

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