Lane County, Oregon

This Site is part of

The ORGenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project

My Name is Martha and I will be your guide to local historical and genealogical resources.
I do not live in Oregon, but am an experienced researcher and just might be able to find that elusive puzzle piece for you.
Until Lane County is adopted, I can be contacted via email: Please use this link


Lane County Neighbors
Benton [RW, Unavailable as of 23 May2018]
Deschutes ~ Douglas ~ Klamath ~ Lincoln ~ Linn

Lane County was created on January 28, 1851 by the Oregon Territorial Legislature from the original Yamhill District.
[Brief History: Wiki]

Lane County was named for General Joseph Lane,
the first Territorial Governor of Oregon.
Oregon Base Map ~ Oregon Territory Map 1852
David Rumsey ~ Historic Map & Atlas Collection
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
Earthquake Fault Maps
American Georgaphical Society Library
Humboldt State University Map Collection
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Oregon
 Railroad Maps
And, of course, Google Earth
Bing Satellite Mapping [not updated since 2013]
Military Records
United States Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
IA, WWI Bonus Case Files, 1947-1959
IA, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, 1835-1998
US Military & Naval Academies, Cadet Records & Applications, 1800-1908
Pennsylvania WWI Veterans Service & Compensation Files, 1917-19 & 1934-48
Pennsylvania Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-66
Soldiers who served in the Oregon Volunteers:
Civil War Period - Infantry & Cavalry

Soldiers of the Great War ~ Vol 3
US Indian Campaign Service, 1815-1858
The Official Records of the Oregon Volunteers of the Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection [Index] [Read or Download]
Oregon Honor Roll : WWI

US Registers of Deaths in the Regular Army, 1860-1889
Utah Death & Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
Registers of Patients at Naval Hospitals, 1812-1934
Washington Soldier Home Records, 1891-1945
Additional Military Records can be found here.
History & Biography

Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889
North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
Oregon: Early Oregonians 1800-1860
[Records Search]
The Oregon Native Son
US: Records related to Enrollment of Eastern Cherokee
[Guion Miller]


Historical Books for Oregon can be found on the Site

Oregon Biographical Index
The Biographies can be found at the site linked below
The Oregon History Project

Many Biographical Books can be found here.
Oregon Area Historical Society
Native Americans of the Willamette Valley
Captain Felix Scott
Lane County, City Directory, 1964
Odds & Ends

Alcatraz, CA, US Penitentiary, Prisoner Index, 1934-163
Idaho, Old Penitentiary Prison Records, 1882-1961
All Iowa, Consecutive Registers of Convicts, 1867-1970
New Mexico, Department of Corrections Records, 1905-1958
New York, Sing Sing Prison Admission Registers, 1865-1939
Pennsylvania, Prison, Reformatory & Workhouse Records, 1829-1971
Texas, Convict & Conduct Registers, 1875-1945
Tulare County, CA: Sheriff's Office & Jail Records, 1874-1963

Odds & Ends
Donation Land Claims [4 Vols] - Index
California State Hospital Records, 1856-1923
US, Chicago & North Western Railroad Employment Records, 1935-1970

Brooklyn, NY, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Employment Cards, 1908-1965
Colorado Steelworks, Employment Records, 1887-1979
Bermuda, Passenger & Crew Manifests, 1957-1969
California Passenger & Crew Lists, 1882-1959
US Identification Card Files of Prohibition Agents, 1920-1925
US Homestead Records, 1863-1908

"The Fine Print"
The ORGenWeb Administrative Team
State Coordinator: Jan Bony
Assistant State Coordinator: W David Samuelson
Temporary Lane County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

Our thanks to Access Genealogy for hosting our web site.
Please see our ORGenWeb Copyright Disclaimer and other inportant information.
If in doubt about the copyright rules, please refer to Understanding Copyright Links to web sites that are not part of the USGenWeb Project are provided for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of the web sites or their contents by The USGenWeb Project

Updated: 26 January 2019
Online Continuously since 1996