Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla County Records Inventory

Marriage Records


Series documents the recording of marriages by the county and includes applications, marriage certificates and licenses, and indexes to marriage records. Information includes the names and residences of bride and groom; justice of the peace, minister, or name of individual officiating; fees charged; date filed; volume and page numbers where recorded; certificate number; date and place of marriage; and signatures of witnesses and county officials. Beginning in 1906 marriages have been officially registered with the state of Oregon. Currently these records are filed with the State Registrar, Vital Statistics Section of the Health Division. Marriage records have been inventoried through 1960.

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Research Room 106:
Marriage Records [includes returns of marriage from ca.1920 to 1960-some include affidavits and medical certificates], no. 1862.0001-1960.0278, 1862-1960 (55 cu.ft.).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Commissioners' Office, Room 121:
Marriage Record Book [with index], 1864-1869 (1 volume);
Marriage Record [with index], vol. D-Z, 27-28, 1881-1962 (28 volumes);
Marriages [Index-Blue Mountain Genealogical Society-printed], 1862-1894 (1 volume);
Record [Marriage-with index], 1869-1880 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Records Storage Building, Circuit Court Back Room:
Marriage Record, vol. W-X, 1949-1954 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Umatilla County Surveyor's Office Vault, Records Office Security Microfilm Cabinet:
Marriage Records [with index], vol. X-Z, 27, 1951-1959 (3 reels of microfilm).


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