About the Oregon Historical Records Index

Old Age Pension Records

The records document financial assistance approved by the county court for the elderly. Information includes applicant name, age, and address; amount of pension or monthly support payment; and county court order. County courts stopped providing relief in the 1930s after Social Security and other federal programs were developed.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-378-4118 • reference.archives@state.or.us