Union County, Oregon History and Genealogy

Welcome to Union County, Oregon!!  My name is Judy White and I will be your host for this website.  I have a small army of helpers who provide much of the information for these pages.   Janine and other contributors have provided a great base of information, presently all I am doing is taking there great work and putting it into a different form, one that will hopefully make updating the pages and adding new information easier in the future.  For example try our:

 Pictorial History of Pondosa

Dunham Wright, Medical Springs

Medical Springs and Pondosa

Cemeteries, Tombstones, County Images and More

Oregon Obituary Database

Oregon Photo Album

 Union Grade School Photos

 North Powder Cemetery New Census July 2009

Union County is part of the Oregon GenWeb if you would like to learn more about the Oregon GenWeb or the USGenWeb, just click.


These people have offered their help to others for research in Union County, please do not take advantage of there willingness to help others!

Northeastern Oregon History
Jim Reavis, generously scanned newspapers for the site, these have now been typed and can be read under Historic Towns and the following extra stories.

Early History
The First Settlement In The Grande Ronde Valley
Development of County Government in Union County
Indian Difficulties

Wagon Roads in Union County
Railroads in Union County

Murder and Mystery
The Kelsay Porter Case

The Disappearance of Willis Skiff
Dave Woodward and other Mysteries in the Mt. Emily Area
The Chinese Troubles

Births Bios Cemeteries Obituaries Surnames

Illustrated History of Union and Wallowa
Counties, Oregon

These were typed by Janine from the book.

Union County Historical Society
These people work hard to assist others in their search of Union County, please take a
few minutes and visit their pages.

Memories and Diaries
Great Family pages contributed by our readers

Martha Hudnall Childers Memoirs
1923 Interview with Maud Cole
Throe Family Account
Clara Lureen (Womack) Wood, Finstad
A Moment in Time

Sweet Dreams, La Grande Sugar Factory

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Oregon Obituary Database

We changed our name, and have expanded!

Contains obituaries for Baker, Crook, Grant, Hood River, Lane, Linn, Malheur, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa Counties.

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