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There are numerous genealogy and history books which have been scanned or transcribed online and available to read.  These books can take some time to read or peruse but are well worth the time to learn how your ancestors lived.  Many of these include biographical sections too which are rich in family connections.  Some of these books are free to read while others are included in a subscription of some sort.


Links to Free Oregon History Books Online

A History of Oregon, 1792-1849

Drawn from Personal Observation and Authentic Information.

By W. H. Gray of Astoria.

A Peculiar Paradise - History of Blacks in Oregon 1788-1940

by Elizabeth McLagan.

Centennial History of Oregon 1811-1911

by Joseph Gaston.

History of the Pacific Northwest

Oregon and Washington

Volume I and Volume II

Original Copyright 1889.  Compiled and Published by the North Pacific History Company of Portland, Oregon.

Oregon: Its History, Condition and Prospects

Containing a Description of the Geography, Climate and Productions with Personal Adventures among the Indians During a Residence of the Author on the Plains Bordering the Pacific While Connected with The Oregon Mission.

By Rev. Gustavus Hines. 1851.

Oregon Boys in the War

Compiled by Mrs. Frank Wilmon. 1918.

Portland, Oregon.  It's History and Builders

In Connection with The Antecedent Explorations, Discoveries and Movements of the Pioneers that Selected the Site for the GREAT CITY OF THE PACIFIC.

by Joseph Gaston. 1911.

Ten Years in Oregon

Travels and Adventures of Doctor E. White and Lady

west of the rocky mountains with

Incidents of Two Sea Voyages Via Sandwich Islands Around Cape Horn, 1850.


Baker County

An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon.

Western Historical Publishing Company, 1902.


Clackamas County

Dr. John McLoughlin, The Father of Oregon

by Frederick V. Holman, Director of the Oregon Association and of the Oregon Historical Society with Portraits. Published 1907.


Grant County

An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon.

Western Historical Publishing Company, 1902.


Harney County

An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon.

Western Historical Publishing Company, 1902.


Hood River County

History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon

Compiled by Mrs. T. R. Coon, Historian of the Hood River Pioneer Association.


Malheur County

An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon.

Western Historical Publishing Company, 1902.


Marion County

Fifty Years in Oregon

by T. T. Geer, Formerly Governor of Oregon, and one of her native sons.  Published 1912.

Friend and Family on French Prairie and Elsewhere

by George T. Brown.


Multnomah County

History of Portland, Oregon

With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers.

Harvey W. Scott. 1890.

Portland, A. D. 1999

A fictional work about the possible future of Portland, Oregon.

Published 1913 by Jeff W. Hayes.

Sixty Milestones of Progress 1859-1919

Land and Tilton Bank, Portland, Oregon.


Union County

An Illustrated History of Union and Wallowa Counties (Partial)

Western Historical Publishing Company. 1902.

Fifty Years in Oregon

by T. T. Geer, Formerly Governor of Oregon, and one of her native sons.  Published 1912.


Wallowa County

An Illustrated History of Union and Wallowa Counties (Partial)

Western Historical Publishing Company. 1902.

Families of Flora

Carving the North End Wilderness: Flora.  No longer in print.  Features a combined 1900/1910 census for Flora, Wallowa County, OR.

The Nez Perce Legend of Wallowa Lake

by Rev. E. A. Pollock. Published 1934 in The Wallowa Sun.


 

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