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Baker County Library District

Genealogy & Local History Resources

This page features resources useful for researching family and local history.

Local Records & Research Assistance

Baker City Family History Center (LDS Church)

Baker County Clerk

Baker County Oregon History & Genealogy


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Cemetery Record Databases

Early Oregonians (1800-1860) Database
This searchable resource was part of a Sesquicentennial project that attempted to document all individuals who lived in Oregon prior to statehood through 1860.The Database includes information from census, death, probate and other records to document the people who lived in Oregon before statehood.

 FamilySearch - Family History & Genealogy Records

  MyHeritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition™ is a premium source for genealogy research that contains billions of historical documents from more than 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Available in 40 languages, MyHeritage Library Edition is the largest, most internationally diverse family history research database in the world, with more than 100 million records added each month.


Obituary Resources

Oregon Genealogy

Oregon Historical Society

Oregon State Archives: Historical Records Index

Portland Efiles (City archives)

Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

Genealogy Guides

SmarterHobby guides

US National Archives