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Do you have ancestors who lived in Oregon? Perhaps they traveled along the Oregon Trail and were among the region’s pioneers. Or, maybe they arrived in later years during exciting times of progress. Even if your person or family of interest is from a more recent generation, you may be seeking information. Oregon Ancestry can help you answer questions about your family.

Researcher Brad Fuqua has a background in family history with nearly three decades of work on his own ancestors. Preserve the memory of your ancestors with a grave keepsake package. Locate records, documents and other offline materials without the travel and expense. Discover your past and fill in the blanks on your pedigree chart. See your ancestor come to life through a well-written, well-researched biography.

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Brad's Latest Blogs

The Portland Police Museum website (accessed 20 July 2014)

Police bureau records seized from museum

The controversy unfolded this spring with the removal of records and the resignations of museum staff. We’re referring to the Read More

Results page for Oregon pioneer Joseph Alexander. (Oregon Secretary of State's Office, State Archives)

Find ancestors in Early Oregonians Database

One of the newest indexes added to Ancestry.com’s vast collection is specific to Oregon pioneers. The “Early Oregonians Database Index” Read More

Oregon Mennonite Historical and Genealogical Society

Mennonite genealogy research in Oregon

The Mennonites have had a presence in Oregon since at least the 1870s. This ethnic group has positively impacted the Read More

The Crystal Lake Cemetery in Corvallis dates back to 1850 with the burial of Sarah Alexander. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Oregon Ancestry)

Crystal Lake Cemetery records access

Crystal Lake Cemetery in Corvallis certainly has a lot of history within its boundaries as the final resting place for Read More

Here's an example of a photo that could be used for someone with family who lived in the La Grande area. This is a view of the Grande Ronde River Bridge on the Old Oregon Trail Highway. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)

Use historical photos to liven up your research

Family research is not complete without visuals — photos, maps, documents, etc. Not only does it liven up your presentation Read More

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