Welcome to the genealogy site for Tillamook County, Oregon - land of trees, cheese and ocean breeze. Tillamook has a mild climate with enough rainfall to create year around brilliant green fields - perfect for raising dairy cattle. Tillamook cattle produce the finest ice cream and cheese exported anywhere in the world. Early Swiss and German settlers saw these green valleys and immediately the cheese industry was born. So browse our pages, leave a query and come back again.
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Bullet Point Archives - Oregon State Genealogy Database
Bullet Point Archives - Search the USGenWeb Archives
Bullet Point Bibliography  
Bullet Point Biographies Updated!
Bullet Point Cemetery Listings
Bullet Point Census Records Updated!
Bullet Point

Deaths Through 1980
(from Social Security Death Index)

Bullet Point Deaths 1981 to 1990
(from Social Security Death Index)
NEW! Deaths 1991 to 2011 (from Social Security Death Index)
NEW! Genealogy Terms  
Bullet Point History & Border Changes of Tillamook County
Bullet Point History Timeline  
Bullet Point Lighthouses of Tillamook County Coming Soon.
Bullet Point Maps  
Bullet Point Marriage Records
Bullet Point Obituaries Tillamook County Museum Obituary Index 1955 - 2004. From late 2004 to present, obits are posted on the Rootsweb Query Board.
Bullet Point Oregon State Mental Hospital - Cremains List
OSH is the custodian of the cremated remains of about 3,500 people who died between 1914 and the 1970s. Most of them died at the state hospital. But some were residents of the Oregon State Penitentiary or four now-defunct institutions — Fairview Training Center, Dammasch State Hospital, Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital and Mid-Columbia Hospital. This is an alphabetical list of cremains that the Oregon State Hospital still holds.
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Families who identify relatives on this list should contact Medical Records Services at 503-945-2976. You can also reach Medical Records Services by e-mail at oshcremains@state.or.us or postal mail: OSH Medical Record Services, 2600 Center St. NE, Salem, OR, 97301.

To claim the remains, families will need to provide the following information:

A certified copy of the deceased patient's death certificate, which is available from the Department of Human Services; order information is available by calling 971-673-1190 in Portland. Death certificates will be returned to the family. For information about ordering a death certificate, go to www.oregon.gov/DHS/ph/chs/order/faqs.shtml
A signed "Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Information" form, which the hospital needs to release the ashes, records or both. The form is available on the Department of Human Services website. Search for form 2099.
A letter providing enough information to confirm that the person making the request is related to the deceased individual.
Once all the required documentation is received, Medical Record Services will review and process the request. If the request is approved you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to claim the cremains. Please keep in mind this process can take up to 30 days.

Bullet Point Photographs New! And still under development. Please feel free to submit yours for posting
Bullet Point Queries & Message Boards Queries are now posted on the Rootsweb boards. They are a great tool, so take the time to learn how the message boards work. You will not be sorry!
Bullet Point Resources of Tillamook County Where to go for further research
Bullet Point Towns and Populated Places A list of all current and historical (ghost) towns and populated places
Bullet Point What's New? Easily determine if new material has been added since your last visit.


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