Welcome to the Oregon Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Oregon obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Oregon, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Oregon.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of an Oregon Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Oregon Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Oregon

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $20.00

Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $15.00 each.

Oregon Vital Records
P.O. Box 14050
Portland, OR 97293-0050

Remarks: State vital records office has birth and death records starting from 1903. Oregon State Archives has birth records for the City of Portland from 1864 to 1902 and statewide delayed birth records from 1845 to 1902; City of Portland death records from 1862 to 1902 and statewide death records from 1903 to 1955.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to DHS/Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (971) 673-1190. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at the Oregon Health Services website.

The telephone number for the Oregon State Archives is (503) 373-0701 and the fax number is (503) 373-0953.

Directory of Oregon Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Oregon Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Oregon Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Oregon Obituary Search Engine (July 1998 - 2000)
Oregon Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Honor Students Archive - Oregon Students
Oregon Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Oregon and Washington Obituaries 1995-current
West Coast Obituary Search Engine
Western States Marriage Index
Oregon State Death Database

Baker Co.

Baker County Obituary Collection
Baker City Herald Obituaries
Baker County Obituary Data
Baker Record Courier Obituaries 2001
Baker Record Courier Obituaries 2002

Benton Co.

Benton County Cemetery Inscriptions

Clackamas Co.

Canby Herald

Columbia Co.

Mortuary Records of Columbia County
Rainier, Oregon, Obituary Index 1905-1998

Coos Co.

Index to Pioneers and Incidents of the Upper Coquille Valley Obituaries
Coos County Obituaries and Cemeteries

Deschutes Co.

Bend Bulletin Obituary Search Engine

Douglas Co.

Douglas County Obituary Search Engine
News-Review Obituaries

Harney Co.

The Burns Times-Herald - Click on "Obituaries"

Jackson Co. (and Southern Oregon)

Jackson County Obituary Search Engine
Jackson County, Oregon, Pence Obituaries

Klamath Co.

The Herald and News

Lane Co.

Lane County Cemetery Records

Lincoln Co.

Newport News-Times (subscription only)
Lincoln City News Guard Obituaries
Lincoln County Obituary Index

Linn Co.

Democrat-Herald Online - Archives
Santiam Central Cemetery Inscriptions
Linn County Marriages
Linn County Cemetery Inscriptions
Poole's Funeral Home Records Index - Page 2 - Page 3

Malheur Co.

Malheur County Obituary Search Engine

Marion Co.

Marion County Obituaries
Marion County Cemetery Inscriptions

Mid Valley Oregon

The Albany Democrat

Multnomah Co.

Oregonian Online
Powell Grove Pioneer Cemetery Inscriptions

Polk Co.

Alderman Family Cemetery Inscriptions
Bethel Cemetery Inscriptions
Burch Pioneer Cemetery Inscriptions
Salt Creek Cemetery Inscriptions

Southern Oregon

Medford Mail Tribune

Umatilla Co.

Umatilla Obituaries
Abstracts from Hermiston Newspapers
Umatilla County Obituary Data
Umatilla County Cemetery Records
Athena Cemetery Index
Blue Mountain (Kees) Cemetery Inscriptions
Gilliland Cemetery Inscriptions

Union Co.

Union County Obituary Search Engine
Union County Obituary Data
Request a Lookup From Sharon
Ackles Cemetery Index (photos)

Wallowa Co.

Wallowa County Chieftan
Wallowa County Obituary Data

Wasco Co.

Search the Wasco Email List for Obituaries

Yamhill Co.

Friends Cemetery Inscriptions

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