Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

Census Records


Series documents the population, property, and agricultural production of the county. Records may include census rolls and abstracts, farm schedules, abstract of assessment and census, enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products, and enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment. Information includes number of males and females per age category; head of household; name, age, and gender of household members; occupation and relationship of household members to head of household; and description and value of real and personal property. Information may also include nationality, physical description, birthplace, health, and religion of household members and agricultural production statistics.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Census [Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Industrial Products of Marion County-with index], 1895 (3 volumes); 1895 (1 reel of microfilm);
Census [Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Military Enrollment of Marion County-with index], 1905 (2 volumes); 1905 (1 reel of microfilm);
Census Records [Abstract of Assessment and Census], 1865 (1 volume);
Census Records [City of Aumsville], 1905 (.05 cu.ft.);
Search for 1865 and 1895 Marion County census entries in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1273, Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Industrial Products of Marion County, 1895 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Champoeg (Marion) County Census [Transcription], 1845 (US GenWeb Project);
Marion County Census
[Transcription], 1850 (US GenWeb Project).


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