Welcome to Josephine County ORGenWeb

A proud part of ORGenWeb


My name is Linda Blum-Barton and I  am your host for this site.  I hope you will participate in growing this site!  Please feel free to contact me if you have records to share, an email address to change or if you have any questions! I look forward to working with you.

Josephine County was created by the Territorial Legislature on January 22, 1856, from 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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Resources available on this website -

African American Research
Biographies of Josephine County Families
Court Records  - Do you have any to share?
Deeds & Land Records
Family Group Sheet Project
History of Josephine County
Migrations - Naturalizations
Military Heritage
Newspapers - Historical
Photos around Josephine County
Photos of Josephine County Residents
Resources for Researching  - Everything you need to find Josephine County records
Surnames - Post/View on this Site
Tax Records - Do you have any to share?
Vital Records - Births, Marriages, Deaths - - Do you have any to share?
Websites Relating to Josephine Co., OR Families
Wills & Estate Records

Message Boards & Mailing Lists -

RootsWeb Message Board for Josephine County, OR

Josephine County History Facebook
Genforum for Josephine County, OR

Other Project Resources -

Josephine County, OR USGenWeb Archives Table of Content
Search USGenWeb Archives - State & National
Oregon Family Group Sheet Project
USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project - Oregon
USGenWeb Archives Pensions Project

Surrounding County sites that may help you with your Research

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Jackson Co., OR
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Del Norte Co., CA

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Copyright 1998-2006 by Beverly Przybylski

This site was last updated on -02/14/2022