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Research Aids and Books for Sale:

Resources available in the research room*

Lebanon Genealogical Society Shelf List
Linn County and Oregon Resources available in the research room
Newspapers Available For Research

Index to Lebanon Death Records and purchase information
Lebanon Genealogical Society Books For Sale

* Research available from society members:

We currently have several volunteers who will do limited lookups at the library using the Lebanon resources listed at the link above. Please list which reference book you would like us to look in, and which name to look for. Only one lookup per request. There is a copying cost of $2.00 per page; checks may be mailed to the Lebanon Genealogical Society, 55 Academy Street, Lebanon, OR 97355. If additional information is found, we will let you know what the additional costs will be. Please be patient and allow us several weeks for lookups.


Census Records:

1850 Linn County Federal Census at the USGenWeb Archives
1860 Linn County Census Index
1880 Census -  Lebanon Heads of Household and Widows
1900 Census - North and South Lebanon Precincts


Online Cemetery Records:


Charles Poole Funeral Home Records, 1920-1927  
Linn County's Historic Pioneer Cemeteries, newspaper article from the Lebanon Express, May 27, 1949

Linn County Cemetery Records

Lebanon Obituaries from the Lebanon Express, 2000


Online Research Data:

History of Lebanon with photos

Large collection of Lebanon photos courtesy of Pat Dunn and John Brownlee *NEW

Lebanon Strawberry Festival Queens, 1909, 1918-1962

Main Street Lebanon 1884
Prominent Men of 1919
Businesses and People in Lebanon, 1881
Lebanon Women's Civic Club, 1922-1923

Lebanon Criterion Newspaper Online:

The Elkins Flour Mill

Lebanon Train Station Restoration Project


Farms and Donation Land Claims

Farm Name Registrations
Index to Linn County Donation Land Claims - Husbands and Wives
Linn Co. Donation Land Claim Books! A to L and M to Z

School Records Online:


1904 Santiam Academy Circular
1905 Graduating Class of Lebanon High School
Sodaville School Records 1891-1938
Lebanon High School Class of 1915 with Alumni & Photos of 1908 - 1914 and Listing of Class of 1916 & 1917
Lebanon High School Class of 1921
Santiam Academy Class of 1897
Read the story of the Lacomb School Bell
Annie Blacklaw recalls teaching in Linn County

  History of Lebanon Schools  Visit the Lebanon Community Schools Website.

  NEWS: School History - Artifacts Wanted

Historic Rock Hill School


Military Lists:

Lebanon Military List of 1893
Lebanon Military List of 1874


Query/Obituary/Surname Boards:

Jane Hutchings Obits from rootsweb

  Rootsweb - ORLINN-L Archives

To subscribe to either regular  ORLINN-L or digest ORLINN-D modes of the ORLINN mailing list

type "Subscribe" [without the quotes] in the body of the email.

  Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records


More Records Online:

Linn County's USGenWeb Project Website - Huge amount of online data - Lisa Jones, Coordinator
Linn Genealogical Society Website

Saltmarsh Genealogy - a wonderful site with tons of Saltmarsh information, hosted by Mike Saltmarsh.

Visit Linn County Searchable Databases at the State Archives:

      Linn County Coroner's Reports, 1909-1960; 1969-1970
      Linn County Delayed Births, 1860-1896
      Linn County Marriages, 1850-1873
      Linn County Military List, 1874
      Linn County Naturalizations, 1850-1956
      Linn County Women's Property Register, 1862-1912


External Links of interest:

Weekly Obits from the Lebanon Express

Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site

Boston Mill Society


Address & Phone List

Family History Center in Lebanon - LDS Church
1955 S. 5th Street
Lebanon, Oregon 97355
Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Homes in the Area:
Huston-Jost, 86 W. Grant, Lebanon, 97355, 541-258-2123
Workman & Steckley, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home, 97386, 541-367-2891
Aasum, 805 S. Ellsworth, Albany, 97321, 541-926-5541
Fisher, 306 Washington St., Albany, 97321, 541-928-3349


It is the mission of The Sweet Home Genealogical Society to bridge the gap between generations. Our members

strive for the preservation of our heritage, both for historical as well as educational purposes. To do this we archive the past as well as the present and preserve those archives for future generations.

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