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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1862-[ongoing]

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Beginning in 1965 deeds have been recorded as part of the Baker County Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Upper Vault:
Archives [Deed Book], vol. A-Z, 27-175, 1862-1964 (76 reels of microfilm);
Deed Index A to L, 1968-1971 (2 volumes);
Deed Index Direct, 1906-1918 (1 volume);
Deed Index Indirect, 1906-1918 (1 volume);
Deed Index M to Z, 1968-1971 (2 volumes);
Deed Record [title varies], vol. A-G, 1862-1883 (7 volumes); vol. J-Z, 27-175, 1885-1964 (166 volumes);
Direct Index Panhandle Records [Deed and Mortgage], vol. 6, 1865-1901 (1 volume);
General Index to Deeds Direct, vol. 1-2, 1862-1892 (2 volumes);
General Index to Deeds Reverse, vol. 1-2, 1862-1892 (2 volumes);
Index to Deeds Direct, 1918-1967 (4 volumes);
Index to Deeds Direct and Indirect, 1862-1900 (4 volumes);
Index to Deeds Direct, vol. 3, 1888-1899 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Grantee, vol. 4, 1900-1905 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Grantor, vol. 4, 1900-1905 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Indirect, 1918-1967 (4 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect, vol. 3, 1888-1899 (1 volume);
Indirect Index Panhandle Records [Deed and Mortgage], vol. 6, 1865-1901 (1 volume).

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Front Room:
Original County Deeds, ca.1927-present (1.50 cu.ft.).

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