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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Married Women's Property Registers

1868-1922

Series documents property held by women independently and separately from their husbands. Registration of property usually is in relation to a marriage or divorce settlement. Information includes a description of property (land, livestock, and farm and household goods) to be considered separate and declarations stating that the woman in question is not responsible for her husband's debts.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Register of Married Women's Separate Property, vol. A, 1868-1922 (1 volume);
Search for 1868-1922 Clatsop County married women's separate property records in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
Elections [Married Women's Separate Property Declarations-trifolded], 1877-1878 (.05 cu.ft.).

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