Research in Grant County has been steadily increasing and in an effort to meet the needs of the researchers, I've decided to start a "Query Page." Many of you already know how a query page works, but for those of you who don't - I'll briefly explain.

You'll simply fill out the email provided by the link below ... ALWAYS show, GRANT CO. QUERY REQUEST, in the subject line of the email. This will insure proper handling of your request. I'm very, very busy and it becomes a time consuming job when I have to write back inquiring as to the purpose of your email.

In the body of your email you'll want to include who you're researching, when and where they resided in Grant Co., your own name and any other pertinent genealogical information that might help others in determining a family connection. Try to keep it as brief as possible, direct and to the point.

Please Be Sure To Show: "Grant Co. Query Request" In The Subject Line


Most Recent Submissions Will Always Be Shown First

Laura Cole
Feb. 10th, 2000
The information our family has is a George Edgar SIMMONS or George Ernest Simmons married Viola Ellen STRATTON in Canyon City, Grant Co., Oregon on March 15, 1920. We cannot confirm any marriage. George was supposedly born September 4, 1898. Any help would be greatly appreciated. We call him the "mysterious George Simmons." Viola was grandmother on our lineage.

Peggy Lachapelle
Jan. 19th, 2000
I'm trying to piece together any info on The BEHME family from Fox, Henry Behme is my Greatgrandfather and was laid to rest in the Fox Cemetery, his daughter Gertrude married Charles MULLIGAN and had 5 children they are also buried in Fox but not listed in the Cemetery list. Also looking for Loftons, Dunlaps these are cousins. My father is still alive at 85 and we are trying to piece together as much as possible about Fox. Thank you Peggy

Jan. 19th, 2000
I would like to exchange information with anyone doing the CUMMINGS family tree, and Alan SNYDER families.

Sept. 04, 1999
I would like to exchange information with anyone who is doing the George CLARK and Martin Anderson LUCAS tree. some of the names are DONALDSON, WINDLER and FIELDS. You have a wonderful site here, Roxy.

Phyllis Drew
July 24, 1999
My mother Benonia LaVelle DICKERSON, was born in 1926 in Austin, Oregon to Benjamin Franklin Dickerson and Norma Ellen GARD. When Benonia was approximately 16 years old she gave birth to a daughter, Doris, and later worked at Kinzua Pastime in Kinzua, Oregon. I am looking for any and all information about any of these individuals....some kind of record that they existed. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.....Phyllis Drew

July 11, 1999
Your help please! My g/g/g/grandfather, James Valentine Pierce, supposedly owned a ranch across the river from GRAVEVILLE in Grant County, Oregon, abt. 1865. Has anybody ever heard of such a place or have any idea where it was located? Thank you ... Roxy

July 10, 1999
In trying to piece together the past... I am looking for any Grant Co connections, stories...positive or negative... on the families of [ROBERTSON] [BAUCOM] [PELL] [WYLAND] [IRVIN] [GRIBBLE] [GARRETT] and [ HARRIS]. The locations included Monument, Fox Valley and all. Thanks rene. [of course very willing to share info]

Patricia Neal
July 08, 1999
Information about J.A. ANDRUS who had several mining claims that were filed in Grant County. May possbily be related to G.S. Andrus of Ritter and Bert Andrus of the Ukiah area. Patricia Neal

Vivian Camenzind
July 06, 1999
Searching for any info on James Valentine PIERCE b.1812 NC d.1905? Canyon City,OR. James lived in Canyon City, John Day area until his death and was father of Andrew Jackson Pierce, 1854-1947 resident of Silvies,OR and Matilda Pierce CAMERON res. of IZEE, OR. Have never been able to find name of spouse, any siblings or other kin. One story says he lived across river from Graveville (Does anyone know where Graveville was?) and raised his family of six. The other says he was divorced and had only two surviving children. Would appreciate the least bit of info. Thanks, Vivian.

Vivian Camenzind
July 06, 1999
Looking for parents and/or siblings of : SARA (Sarah) ELIZABETH, (ELIZA E.) FRY. She was born abt.1864 in Iowa and died 1949 in Burns, OR. m.1879 to Andrew Jackson Pierce. Children were: James 1886, Clara 1888, Ned 1890, Nellie 1894, Leo 1908. Any help appreciated, Thanks, Vivian.

July 05, 1999
I am searching TRUELOVE family, i.e. Mary Jane TAYLOR married to William Truelove from Prince Edward Island, Canada. I am researching the Taylor family and I believe Mary Jane and her husband settled in the Grant Co. area. The only information I have is note in an old autograph book which states "Your loving Aunt Mamie, Grant Co., Oregon". My Taylor ancestor William left P.E.I. about 1875 and went to Humboldt , CA. Mary Jane was his daughter. Does anyone have any information for this family? Would really appreciate your help, Thanks, Marlene.

Joe Hull
July 04, 1999
I am searching for information on Frank George HULL (b. 1858 IL, d. ?), newspaper editor in Granite in Grant County around 1900. Frank was the former editor of the Milton Eagle. I am also interested in learning more about the newspaper published in Granite at this time. Always happy to share information. Joe Hull - 11718 Corliss Ave N, Seattle WA 98133 - (receive only)

July 03, 1999
There is a biography of Zacariah J. MARTIN . I was wondering If you knew who might be researching this name in Grant County.

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