research & resources

Keep in mind that Gilliam County was created from Morrow and Wasco Counties, so some records may be found in those counties.

Biographies
Historical bits on the Railroad
Early Gilliam Pioneers
Early Photos of Gilliam County

From the Oregon Secretary of State Archives

Early Oregonian Search Engine
Oregon Historical Records Index Search
Provisional and Territorial Records Guide

Museums & Genealogical Societies

Gilliam County Historical Museum
Highway 19 at Burns Park
P.O. Box 377
Condon, Oregon, 97823
541-384-4233
The non-profit organization has one paid employee who keeps the museum records, keeps the museum open, gives the tours, and does genealogy research as it is requested. A donation is requested for this service; $25.00 for the first 3 hours and $7.00 per hour after that.

Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society
PO Box 1088
The Dalles, OR 97058-1088
Newsletter Editor:
Jim Bull
P.O. Box 156
Trout Lake, WA 98650
jimbull@gorge.net
509-395-2755 (day)
509-395-2289 (night)
Past Newsletters

Other Resources

Genealogy Trails Gilliam Co. page, contains some bios, deaths, obits, marriages
Familysearch.org's Gilliam Co. Site
linkpendium.com's Gilliam Co. Site

Newspapers

Times-Journal
PO Box 764
Condon, Oregon 97823
Voice: (541) 384-2421 Fax: (541) 384-2411
Email: times-Journal@Jncable.com

If you have materials like family bios, photos or other documents, to donate, or would be willing to do lookups, please contact me.

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