Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Baker County Records Inventory
Judgment and Execution Records
Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgments; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. County Court judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Back Room:
Judgment Lien Docket, 1865-1869 (1 volume);
Sheriff's Case Record and Execution Docket, vol. 3, 1918-1924 (1 volume);
Sheriff's Execution Docket [with index], vol. 1-3, 1908-1919 (3 volumes).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Front Room:
Execution Docket [with index], vol. C-F, 1885-1928 (4 volumes);
Index to Judgment Lien Docket, n.d. (1 volume);
Judgment and Lien Docket [title varies-with index], vol. C-F, 1886-1925 (5 volumes);
Judgment Docket County Court [with index], vol. A, 1902-1917 (1 volume).