Oregon substitute birth, marriage, and death records online lists alternate places to look for BMDs including family bibles, census records, cemetery records, funeral home records, obituaries, probate records, military records, naturalization and citizenship records, and more.

 

If you haven’t been able to find an ancestor in Oregon Birth, Marriage, and Death Records online, these are some great substitute birth, marriage, and death record options.

 

Family Bibles
  • Family bibles often include a front page where family names, birth dates, and birth places are recorded
Census Records
  • US Census records from 1850 forward contain the age and state or country of birth for each member of a household
  • Some census records give the month and year of birth
  • Some census records give the relationship to the head of the household
Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery headstones usually give the birth and death year and sometimes the complete birth and death dates
  • Some tombstones include the country of birth
Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral home records may contain copies of obituaries or notes, records about the date of death, details about the grave location, information about the funeral service, and information about surviving family, residences, and more
Obituaries
  • Obituaries usually include the birth date and place, marriage date, death date and place, and biographical information for the deceased as well as family names
Probate Records
  • Probate records may include the date of death, last will and testament listing family relations, an inventory of possessions, deeds, and more
Military Records
  • Military records may include the birth date and place
  • Pension records may include the birth date and place
  • Military records may include a physical description of the person and names of a parent
Naturalization & Citizenship Records
  • These may include the birth date and place
  • Name changes and aliases
  • Residence prior to arrival, residence after arrival, and much more

 

 

 

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County level Oregon substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

 

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See also Oregon Military Records online

See also Oregon Naturalization Records online

See also Oregon Probate Records online

 

Baker County – Military Records – Oregon, Baker County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1862-1950

Baker County – Military Records – Oregon, Baker County, Military Records, 1891-1952

Baker County – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Applications and Ledger, Baker County, Oregon, 1913-1936

Benton County – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records, Benton County, Oregon

Benton County – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records, Benton County, Oregon

Benton County – Cemeteries – Oregon Benton County Cemeteries

Benton County – Guardianship – Oregon, Benton County, Bonds of Guardians, 1853-1856

Benton County – Military Records – Oregon, Benton County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1856-1984

Benton County – Military Records – Oregon, Benton County, Military Records, 1920-1948; Index,1919-1972

Clackamas County – Cemeteries – Clackamas Co. Cemetery

Clackamas County – Cemeteries – Marion and Clackamas County, Oregon Cemetery Records

Clackamas County – Guardianship – Clackamas County, Oregon Guardianship Records and Index, 1863-1927

Clackamas County – Guardianship – Clackamas County, Oregon Guardianship Records and Index, 1863-1927

Clackamas County – Guardianship – Probate Journal, 1908-1922, Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County – Military Records – Military Rolls, Clackamas County, Oregon, 1866-1874

Clackamas County – Military Records – Pensions – Veterans Pension Certificates, 1903-1912, Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County – Military Records – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Applications, 1913-1930; Index, 1913-1930, Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County – Military Records – Widow’s Pension Applications, 1913-1930; Index, 1913-1930, Clackamas County, Oregon

Clatsop County – Guardianship – Letters of Guardianship, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1889-1919

Clatsop County – Military Records – Discharge and Enlistments Records, 1917-1921

Clatsop County – Military Records – Military List for Clatsop County, State of Oregon

Clatsop County – Military Records – Military List, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1863-1869

Clatsop County – Military Records – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Records, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1913-1937

Clatsop County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Relief Petitions, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1864-1910

Columbia County – Guardianship – Appointment of Guardians, 1884-1889

Columbia County – Military Records – Discharge Records, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, V. 1, 1919-1945

Crook County – Military Records – Miscellaneous Fees, Taxes, and Assessments for Crook County, Oregon, 1881-1904

Deschutes County – Military Records – Oregon, Deschute County, Miscellaneous County Records, 1910-1976

Douglas County – Guardianship – Oregon, Douglas County, Probate Records, Ca. 1852-1963

Douglas County – Guardianship – Oregon, Umpqua County, Probate Court Records, 1859-1863

Douglas County – Native Races – Roseburg District Indian Allotments, 1892 and 1901

Douglas County – Pensions – Oregon, Douglas County, Old Age and Widows Pension Records, 1934-1936

Douglas County – Pensions – Oregon, Douglas County, Widows Pension Records, 1913-1927

Grant County – Cemeteries – Oregon, Grant County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1851-1992

Grant County – Guardianship – Oregon, Grant County, Probate Records, 1864-1989

Grant County – Military Records – Oregon, Grant County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1851-1992

Grant County – Military Records – Oregon, Grant County, Military Records, 1917-1971

Grant County – Military Records – Militia – Oregon, Grant County, Militia Rolls, 1887-1899

Grant County – Pensions – Oregon, Grant County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1851-1992

Grant County – Pensions – Oregon, Grant County, Pension Records, 1913-1936

Grant County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Oregon, Grant County, Poor Records, 1865-1915

Harney County – Guardianship – Oregon, Harney County, Probate Estate Files, 1889-1929

Harney County – Guardianship – Oregon, Harney County, Probate Journals and Register, 1889-1959

Harney County – Military Records – Oregon, Harney County, Index to Miscellaneous Files, 1889-1929

Hood River County – Cemeteries – Cemeteries of Hood River County, Oregon

Jackson County – Cemeteries – Oregon # 8, In Rememberence Jackson County Morturary Records

Jackson County – Guardianship – Letters of Administration, Jackson County, Oregon, 1853-1930

Jackson County – Obituaries – Shadows of Jackson County, a Collection of Jackson County, Oregon, Funeral Notices

Josephine County – Guardianship – Probate Journals of Josephine County, Oregon, 1856-1937

Lane County – Cemeteries – Cemeteries of Lane County

Lane County – Cemeteries – Lane County Pioneer Cemeteries

Lane County – Cemeteries – Lane County, Oregon Cemeteries

Lane County – Cemeteries – Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont : Civil War Veterans Buried in Oregon

Lincoln County – Military Records – Oregon, Lincoln County, Military Discharge Records, 1942-1956

Lincoln County – Military Records – Record of Military List and Financial Reports of Lincoln County, 1893-1896

Lincoln County – Pensions – Oregon, Lincoln County, Pension Records, 1910-1937

Linn County – Cemeteries – Linn County [Oregon] Cemetery Records

Linn County – Cemeteries – Old Calapooya Cemetery, Linn County, Oregon, 1858-1958 and Crawfordsville Union Cemetery, Linn County Oregon, 1782-1962

Linn County – Cemeteries – Sweet Home Valley Cemetery Records, Linn County, Oregon

Linn County – Cemeteries – The Bellinger Cemetery

Linn County – Guardianship – Record of Bonds and Letters of Administration and of Guardianship, 1869-1875

Linn County – Military Records – Delinquent Tax Rolls, 1860-1901

Linn County – Military Records – Linn County, Oregon, Militia Lists, 1874, 1893

Linn County – Pensions – Old Age Pension Commission Journal and Ledger, 1933-1936

Linn County – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Applications, 1913-1937; Index, 1913-1937 (Linn County)

Linn County – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Ledger, 1923-1937

Malheur County – Cemeteries – Fairview Cemetery (Malheur County, Oregon)

Marion County – Cemeteries – Marion and Clackamas County, Oregon Cemetery Records

Marion County – Military Records – Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Military Enrollment of Marion County, Oregon

Marion County – Military Records – Oregon, Marion County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1849-1976

Marion County – Military Records – Oregon, Marion County, Salem, Military Discharge Records, 1945-1946

Marion County – Pensions – Oregon, Marion County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1849-1976

Marion County – Pensions – Oregon, Marion County, Pensions, 1934-1936

Morrow County – Military Records – Morrow County, Oregon, Military Records, 1894-1896

Multnomah County – Cemeteries – Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont : Civil War Veterans Buried in Oregon

Multnomah County – Pensions – Widow’s Pension Journal, 1913-1921

Multnomah County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Oregon, Multnomah County, Poor Farm Admissions Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1900-1962

Multnomah County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Oregon, Multnomah County, Poor Farm Admissions Records, 1900-1962

Multnomah County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Oregon, Multnomah County, Poor Farm Admissions Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1900-1962

Multnomah County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Oregon, Multnomah County, Poor Farm Admissions Records, 1900-1962

Polk County – Guardianship – Mixed and Various Probate Records, Polk County, Oregon, 1850-1930

Polk County – Guardianship – Probate Case Files, Polk County, Oregon

Polk County – Military Records – Military List for Polk County, State of Oregon, 1892-1900

Polk County – Pensions – Old Age Pensions, Polk County, Oregon, 1934-1936

Polk County – Pensions – Oregon, Polk County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1857-1972

Polk County – Pensions – Oregon, Polk County, Old Age Pension Records, 1934-1936

Sherman County – Guardianship – Oregon, Sherman County, Probate Records, 1889-1957

Tillamook County – Cemeteries – List of Soldier’s Graves in Tillamook County, Oregon : Arranged According to the Different Cemeteries

Tillamook County – Guardianship – Record of Wills, Guardianships, and Probate Journals (Tillamook County, Oregon)

Tillamook County – Military Records – List of Soldier’s Graves in Tillamook County, Oregon : Arranged According to the Different Cemeteries

Tillamook County – Military Records – Pensions – Application for Dependent Mother’s Assistance Order Awarding Widow’s Pension

Umatilla County – Cemeteries – Centerville Grange Cemetery Records : Centerville, Oregon

Umatilla County – Guardianship – Probate Case Files, Umatilla County, Oregon, 1864-1939

Umatilla County – Military Records – World War, 1914-1918 – Names and Towns of People Serving During the World War from Umatilla County, Oregon, in the Service of the United States

Umatilla County – Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc. – Hospital (pauper) Applications (Umatilla County, Oregon)

Umatilla County – Obituaries – East Oregonian Obituaries, 1994-1998

Union County – Cemeteries – Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont : Civil War Veterans Buried in Oregon

Union County – Cemeteries – Meacham, Oregon Cemetery

Union County – Cemeteries – Oregon Miscellaneous Records

Union County – History – Obituaries and Other Vital Records of Union County, Oregon 1890-1930

Wasco County – Cemeteries – Some Cemetery Records of Wasco County, Oregon

Wasco County – Guardianship – Letters of Administration, Guardianship, Testamentary, 1863-1884

Wasco County – Guardianship – Letters of Guardianship, 1864-1882

Wasco County – Military Records – Military Records, 1863-1882

Washington County – Cemeteries – Washington County, Oregon, Cemetery Records with Obituary Information

Washington County – Military Records – Military List of Washington County, 1864-1900

Washington County – Military Records – Washington County, Oregon, WWI Soldiers Register

Washington County – Pensions – Old Age Pension Applications, Washington County, Oregon, [1933-1936]

Yamhill County – Military Records – Military Enrollment List of Yamhill County, Oregon, 1871-1902

Yamhill County – Military Records – Oregon, Yamhill County Records : COLLECTION RECORD, 1857-1963

Yamhill County – Military Records – Oregon, Yamhill County, Service Discharge Records, 1919-1951; Index, 1920-2008

Yamhill County – Obituaries – Index to Edwin Waddell Scrapbook of Obituaries

Yamhill County – Obituaries – Index to Myrtle Wooden Scrapbook of Obituaries

Yamhill County – Pensions – Index to Yamhill County Pensions : Widow’s Pensions and Old Age Pension Applications

Yamhill County – Pensions – Old Age Pension Applications, 1933-1935

Yamhill County – Pensions – Widow’s Pensions, 1920-1937

 

 

 

City level Oregon substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

 

See also Oregon Census Records online

See also Oregon Military Records online

See also Oregon Naturalization Records online

See also Oregon Probate Records online

 

Albany – Cemeteries – Jewish Cemetery Inscription at St. John’s Cemetery, Albany, Oregon, 1877-1960

Astoria – Cemeteries – Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Oregon : Listed Alphabetically Beginning 1891, the Dates Are Burial Dates

Astoria – Cemeteries – Headstone Orders, 1919-1992

Astoria – Funeral Homes – Headstone Orders, 1919-1992

Astoria – Newspapers – Obituaries – Newspaper Obituaries and Death Notices, Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon

Baker – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of Baker, Oregon

Coos Bay – Cemeteries – Cemeteries of Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon Recorded 1964-1965

Coquille – Cemeteries – Coquille, Coose, Oregon Cemetery

Crawfordsville – Cemeteries – Linn County [Oregon] Cemetery Records

Eugene – Cemeteries – Garbers Nursing Home Cemetery Records, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon

Foster – Cemeteries – Linn County [Oregon] Cemetery Records

Grants Pass – Newspapers – Obituaries, Grants Pass Daily Courier : Grants Pass, Oregon

Grants Pass – Obituaries – Obituaries, Grants Pass Daily Courier : Grants Pass, Oregon

Halfway – Cemeteries – Pine Haven Cemetery Records

Holley – Cemeteries – Linn County [Oregon] Cemetery Records

Lyons – Cemeteries – Fox Valley Cem., Lyons, Linn Co., Oregon

Newberg – Cemeteries – Persons Buried in Newberg Friends Cemetery

Pendleton – Obituaries – East Oregonian Obituaries, 1994-1998

Portland – Guardianship – Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland, Probate Records : Native American Indian Probates, 1907-1974

Prineville – Funeral Homes – Prineville Funeral Home, Crook County, Oregon, : Spring of 1894 Thru May 19, 1942

Roseburg – Military Records – Oregon Soldiers Home Applications (Roseburg, Oregon), 1894-1933

Roseburg – Military Records – Registers of Veterans at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Roseburg, Oregon, 1894-1937

Salem – Military Records – Oregon, Marion County, Salem, Military Discharge Records, 1945-1946

Silverton – Cemeteries – Card File of Cemeteries and Cemetery Name Changes in Silverton, Oregon

Silverton – Obituaries – [Silverton, Oregon Genealogical Collection], 1874-1920, 1924, 1959

Silverton – Obituaries – Funeral Cards (Silverton, Oregon)

Silverton – Obituaries – Oregon, Silverton County Obituaries, 1883-2000

Silverton – Obituaries – Silverton, Scotts Mills Area and Towns of Gervais, Marquam, Mt. Angel, Aurora, 1981-1994 Obituaries, Silverton, Oregon : Taken from Silverton Appeal, Silverton, Oregon; and Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon Newspapers, and the Molalla, the Bulletin

Springfield – Obituaries – Obituaries 1966 Springfield Oregon

Sweet Home – Cemeteries – Linn County [Oregon] Cemetery Records

The Dalles – Cemeteries – Some Cemetery Records of Wasco County, Oregon

Veneta – Obituaries – Dwight Strong

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