Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals


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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