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Probate court, records
From: Oregon Geographic Names by Lewis A. McArthur.
Douglas County Oregon: On January 24, 1851, the terrirorial legislature created Umpqua County and name it for the Umpqua River.
In January 7, 1852, the territorial legislature created Douglas County, out of Umpqua County. Part of Umpqua County was given to Coos County and the remainder was given to Douglas County.
For a time you will find Court Records both in Umpqua County and Douglas County. Other materials has been copied and is in the museum files.
|Title||Probate Court Journal, Douglas County, OR|
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