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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1859-1932

Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Civil Journal [includes naturalization-with index], vol. 2, 1881-1887 (1 volume);
County Court Journal [Judicial-includes naturalization until 1906], vol. 3-5, 1888-1920 (3 volumes);
County Court Judicial Journal Index [includes naturalization], 1888-1900 (1 volume);
Order Book County Court Civil Actions [includes naturalization-with index], 1859-1881 (1 volume);
Register of Actions County Court [with index], vol. 2-3, 1908-1932 (2 volumes).

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