The Linn Genealogical Society has many on-line and in-library resources available for your research. This page lists the collections available for you to use.
The Linn Genealogical Society has published 40 volumes of Donation Land Claim books for the 1,240+ families who traveled over the Oregon Trail, proved up and settled on land claims in Linn County, Oregon Territory by the end of 1855. … Continue reading
The Schwartz Obituary Collection is available at the Linn Genealogical Society Library. The obituaries and funeral notices in the collection were clipped by Vera Schwartz primarily from the Oregonian newspaper from January 1977 through March 1980. There are also some … Continue reading
The society has digitized images of all death certificates for Linn and Benton Counties up to 1960. The images were taken from records at the Oregon Archives. The death certificate images for Linn county are available on-line through this web … Continue reading
The Linn Genealogical Society obtained grants to have early Linn County Newspapers digitized from microfilm. The images are available on the computers in Linn Genealogy Research Room at the Albany Public Library. Volunteers are currently working on dating the image … Continue reading
Members of the Linn Genealogical Society have been transcribing, clipping, and indexing obituaries and death notices from the Albany Democrat-Herald and other newspapers since the late 1970s. To date, there are 39 volumes of transcribed obituaries or obituary clippings available … Continue reading
WPA Interviews in Linn County Oregon were done in the late 1930s and early 1940s by Leslie Haskin of Brownsville. He interviewed people who were pioneers in Linn County and people closely associated with them. In these interviews, you can … Continue reading