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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files

1867-1900

Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Judicial Documents [includes process samples, orders, affidavits, and petitions] 1880-1892 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse Annex, Vault:
County Court Case Files [Judgment Roll for the County Court-includes some unnumbered cases], no. 1-45, 1867-1900 (.40 cu.ft.).

 

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