Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

Marks and Brands Records


Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Upper Vault:
Brands [Index-to volumes 1-3], n.d.-ca.1915 (1 volume);
Index to Marks and Brands [includes symbols-indexes volumes 1-3], n.d.-ca.1915 (1 volume);
Record of Marks and Brands [with index], vol. 2-3, 1893-1915 (2 volumes).

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Front Room:
Certificates of Registrations of Marks and Brands [includes livestock diagrams-alphabetical], 1927-1941 (1 volume);
[Certificates of Registrations of Marks and Brands-includes livestock diagrams-alphabetical], 1940-1948 (1 volume).


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