Columbia County

Chinese Fisherman on the Columbia River Oregon

Oak Point Chinese Residence.Columbia County.
The 1880 U.S. Census lists 18 Chinese living in one residence in the town of Oak Point, all employed as cannery workers. The names given below are those recorded by the census taker. It would appear that the census taker had some difficulty with the Chinese names.


Reference: Columbia County Oregon: History and Genealogy 1986.

Rainier Chinese Residence. Columbia County.
The 1880 U.S. Census lists 20 Chinese living in a single residence in the town of Rainier. The following are their names and occupation stated in the census. Note that some names are the same as those in Oak Point.



Reference: Columbia County Oregon: History and Genealogy 1986.

Reference

Columbia County Oregon: History and Genealogy. 1986. “Index of the 1880 Census of Columbia County, Oregon.” http://www.oregongeneeaology.com/ Accessed December 6, 2010.