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Probate Records

This is a list of probate records in the custody of the Oregon State Archives. They are listed by county and there under by record series. Following the county name is the year of its creation. Names of predecessor county or counties are listed in parentheses. Contact the specific county for records not in the Archives.

Baker - 1862 (Wasco)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Benton - 1847 (Polk)
Probate Bond Records, 1859-1975
Probate Case Files, 1850-1898
Probate Case Files Index, 1850-1929
Probate Estate Records, 1864-1930
Probate Fee Journals, 1852-1886
Probate Journals, 1850-1972
Probate Letters, 1859-1959
Probate Record of Actions, 1852-1857
Probate Registers, 1852-1922
Probate Will Record, 1881-1975
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1850-1898 Benton County probates

Clackamas - 1843
Probate Accounting Index, 1877-1895
Probate Bond Registers, 1900-1959
Probate Bond and Letters of Administration, 1859-1887
Probate Case Files, 1844-1928
Probate Case Files Index, 1845-1979
Probate Dower Records, 1863-1895
Probate Estate Records, 1859-1959
Probate Estate Index, 1946-1970
Probate Fee Book, 1877-1902
Probate Guardianship Records, 1857-1910
Probate Journals, 1844-1959
Probate Letters of Administration, 1850-1952
Probate Letters of Guardianship, 1887-1957
Probate Letters of Guardianship Index, 1887-1927
Probate Letters of Testamentary, 1887-1958
Probate Orders, 1876-1959
Probate Record of Actions, 1868-1896
Probate Register, 1863-1929
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1844-1928 Clackamas County probates

Clatsop - 1844 (Tuality District)
Probate Case Files, 1847-1925
Probate Case Files Index
Probate Estate Records, 1866-1935
Probate Journals, 1850-1926
Probate Letters of Administration, 1852-1912
Probate Letters of Guardianship, 1889-1941
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1847-1925 Clatsop County probates

Columbia - 1854 (Washington)
Probate Case Files, 1850-1930
Probate Case Files Index, 1850-1930
Probate Court Fee Book, 1859-1885

Coos - 1853 (Umpqua/Jackson)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Crook - 1882 (Wasco)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Curry - 1855 (Coos)
Probate Bond Book, 1856-1960
Probate Case Files, 1856-1960
Probate Estate Record, 1886-1932
Probate Journals, 1880-1957
Probate Letters of Administrators, 1856-1901
Probate Record, 1859-1894
Probate Register, 1856-1951
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1856-1922 Curry County probates

Deschutes - 1916 (Wasco)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Douglas - 1852 (Umpqua)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Gilliam - 1885 (Wasco)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Grant - 1864 (Wasco/Umatilla)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Harney - 1889 (Grant)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Hood River - 1908 (Wasco)
Probate Case Files, 1868-1930
Probate Estate Records, 1911-1934
Probate Registers, 1868-1937
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1902-1929 Hood River County probates

Jackson - 1852 (Yamhill/Champoeg)
Probate Bond Register Index, 1853-1884
Probate Bond Registers, 1853-1912
Probate Case Files, 1876-1926
Probate Case Index, 1853-1977
Probate Estate Records, 1865-1972
Probate Journals, 1873-1941
Probate Journals Index, 1856-1932
Probate Letters of Administration, 1853-1950
Probate Register, 1859-1899
Probate Will Records, 1905-1947
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1853-1925 Jackson County probates

Jefferson - 1914 (Crook)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Josephine - 1856 (Jackson)
Probate Administrator Appointments, 1909-1944
Probate Appointments and Bonds Records, 1860-1888
Probate Bond Records, 1919-1946
Probate Case Files, 1848-1944
Probate Case Index, 1848-1944
Probate Estate Records, 1863-1912
Probate Fee Records, 1861-1865
Probate Guardian Appointments, 1909-1949
Probate Journals, 1888-1946
Probate Register, 1892-1981
Probate Register Index, 1892-1981
Probate Will Records, 1864-1953
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1848-1921 Josephine County probates

Klamath - 1882 (Lake)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Lake - 1874 (Jackson)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Lane - 1851
Probate Administrator and Guardian Accounts, 1853-1871
Probate Case Files, 1853-1937
Probate Court Record, 1853-1867
Probate Docket, 1867-1871
Probate Fee Book, 1861-1882
Probate Index, 1853-1948
Probate Journals, 1852-1865
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1852-1928 Lane County probates

Lincoln - 1893 (Benton/Polk)
Probate Letters of Testamentary, 1879-1907

Linn - 1847
Probate Court Fee Record, 1859-1860
Probate Docket, 1901-1957
Probate Estate Records, 1903-1940
Probate Orders, 1859-1880
Probate Records, 1850-1875
Probate Register, 1873-1912
Probate Will Records, 1860-1889

Malheur - 1887 (Baker)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Marion - 1843 (Champoick)
Probate Bond Registers, 1853-1901
Probate Case Files, 1843-1908
Probate Case Files Index (See: Probate Journal Index)
Probate Dockets, 1896-1908
Probate Estate Records, 1903-1927
Probate Journals, 1848-1930
Probate Journals Index, 1848-1908
Probate Letters, 1853-1971
Probate Will Records, 1853-1951
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1843-1908 Marion County probates

Morrow - 1885 (Umatilla)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Multnomah - 1854 (Washington/Clackamas)
Probate Case Files, 1856-1900
Probate Case Files Index, 1856-1939
Probate Estate Records, 1889
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1855-1900 Multnomah County probates

Polk - 1845 (Yamhill)
Probate Bond Registers, 1850-1900
Probate Case Files, 1853-1921
Probate Case Files Index, 1853-1921
Probate Estate Account Ledger, 1851-1897
Probate Estate Record, 1903-1925
Probate Journal, 1853-1878
Probate Letters, 1853-1930
Probate Minutes, 1853-1903
Probate Minutes Index, 1853-1903
Probate Register, 1921-1945
Probate Will Records, 1853-1926
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1847-1921 Polk County probates

Sherman - 1889 (Wasco)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Tillamook - 1853 (Yamhill/Clatsop)
Probate Bond Register, 1919-1952
Probate Case Files, 1859-1953
Probate Case Files Index, 1859-1953
Probate Docket, 1887-1899
Probate Estate Accounting Record, 1867-1892
Probate Estate Registers, 1877-1948
Probate Journals, 1859-1953
Probate Register, 1900-1954
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1859-1953 Tillamook County probates

Umatilla - 1862
Probate Case Files, 1866-1920
Probate Estate Records, 1886-1900
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1864-1922 Umatilla County probates (surnames A-H)

Union - 1864 (Baker)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Wallowa - 1887 (Union)
Probate Court Case Transcript, 1925

Wasco - 1854 (Champoick)
Probate Bond Registers, 1871-1962
Probate Case Files, 1854-1953
Probate Docket, 1859-1920
Probate Fee Book, 1881-1894
Probate Guardianship Records, 1865
Probate Index, 1903-1969
Probate Journals, 1855-1961
Probate Letters of Administration, 1863-1962
Probate Letters of Guardianship, 1864-1963
Probate Letters of Testamentary, 1889-1963
Probate Register, 1854-1895
Probate Will Records, 1859-1897
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1854-1953 Wasco County probates

Washington - 1843 (Twality until 1849)
Probate Court Minutes, 1852-1855
Probate Court Orders, 1852-1855
Probate Court Record, 1847-1859
Probate Estate Records, 1844-1891
Probate Journal, 1847-1876

Wheeler - 1899 (Grant/Gilliam/Crook)
No probate records held by the Oregon State Archives for this county. See the Oregon Historical County Records Guide inventory of probate records held in the county.

Yamhill - 1843
Probate Bond and Letters of Administration Record, 1849-1867
Probate Case Files, 1854-1946
Probate Case Index, 1852-1934
Probate Court Bench Docket, 1877-1884
Probate Court Fee Records, 1853-1876
Probate Depositions, 1890-1906
Probate Estate Index, 1854-1946
Probate Estate Records, 1894-1916
Probate Journals, 1849-1929
Probate Will Records, 1854-1958
Search Oregon Historical Records Index for 1852-1946 Yamhill County probates

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