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The GFO Library will be closed to in-person visits starting Monday, May 9th!

Watch this space for announcements on when we may be able to re-open.
Thank you for your patience.

Learn more about your family history at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon! As the largest genealogical library in the Pacific Northwest, we offer access to more than 55,000 holdings, with records from around the globe and many popular subscription genealogy websites.  Our website offers a host of resources including indexes, a robust calendar of educational opportunities, and our library catalog.geneology


Land Acknowledgment

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon, as an organization dedicated to connecting with ancestors, would like to acknowledge that we are located on the ancestral lands of the Multnomah, Clackamas, Kathlamet, and other Bands of the Chinook Tribe, the Tualitin, Yamhill, and other Bands of the Kalapuya Tribes, the Mollala, and many other Indigenous peoples.

We acknowledge that the forced removal of Indigenous Tribes to reservations after the Treaty of 1855 - and the subsequent policy of assimilation carried out in Oregon - have had persistent repercussions for the descendants of those tribes, many of whom reside in Portland, Oregon, "home to the ninth-largest urban Native American community in the United States." (1)

We welcome and honor living descendants in our community.  We encourage visitors to the GFO to learn more and support indigenous communities.

1.  NAYA Family Center, "Return to Neerchokikoo"