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McLoughlin Memorial
Photographer citation: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives
John & Margaret McLoughlin Memorial Stones


My name is Martha and I am the new County Coordinator for Clackamas County. I do not live in Oregon, but have family that lived in various parts of the State for many years. I will be revamping the pages and finding new and interesting resources for those of you who come by to visit. I will do my best to answer questions and find information that might contibute to your success as a family researcher. I can be contacted by email. Please use this link.

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Clackamas County, named after the Clackamas Indians, was one of the four original districts created by the Provisional Legislature on July 5, 1843. In 1843 Clackamas County covered portions of four present-day states and one Canadian province. The Columbia River was made the northern boundary of the county in 1844. The United States-Great Britain Boundary Treaty of 1846 relocated the northern border of both the United States and Clackamas County at latitude 49deg. The Act of Congress that created Washington Territory in 1853 enclosed Clackamas County within the present-day boundaries of Oregon. Clackamas County acquired its current boundaries in 1854. The county is bounded by Multnomah County to the north, Wasco County to the east, Marion County to the south, and Yamhill and Washington Counties to the west. The county encompasses 1,879 square miles. Read More...

Oregon City 1845
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"The Fine Print"
The ORGenWeb Administrative Team
State Coordinator:
Jan Bony
Assistant State Coordinator: W David Samuelson
Clackamas County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

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