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.
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.
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.
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.
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