Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Crook County Records Inventory
Deeds and Indexes
Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.
Since 1982 deeds have been recorded in the Clerk's Recorded Instruments (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
County Deeds [includes road right of way, tax, and quit claim deeds as well as agreements], ca.1922-ca.1978 (.35 cu.ft.);
Deed Record [divided volumes-title varies], vol. 1, 1882-1887 (2 volumes); vol. 4, 1889-1892 (3 volumes); vol. 5, 1892-1896 (2 volumes);
Deed Record Prior to County Formation, vol. 2, 1864-1881 (1 volume);
Deed Record, vol. 6-105, 1896-1971 (100 volumes);
Deeds, no. 14412-65688, 1971-1982 (10 feet of aperture cards);
Direct Index [Deed], ca.1864-ca.1896 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Direct, vol. 1-6, 1864-1984 (6 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect, vol. 1-6, 1864-1984 (6 volumes);
Indirect Index [Deed], ca.1864-ca.1896 (1 volume);
Record of Deeds, vol. 3, 1887-1889 (1 volume).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Middle Vault:
Deeds [Crook County Deeds and Easements], 1908-present (.35 cu.ft.).
Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit A1:
[Deed Books], vol. 97-105, ca.1967-1971 (1 inch microfilm jackets);
[Deeds], vol. 1-85, 1864-1961 (85 reels of microfilm); no. 14412-65688, 1971-1982 (10 feet of aperture cards);
[Index to Deeds], vol. 1-5, 1864-ca.1971 (5 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit 4:
Recorded Deeds, 1883-1906 (1 cu.ft.).