Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Crook County Records Inventory

Justice Court Dockets


Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before justice of the peace courts. Dockets include defendant, plaintiff, attorney, witness, and juror names; action dates and nature of cases; judgments; and statements of costs. Actions include complaints, summonses, appearances, testimonies, bonds, judgments, pleas, fines, jail terms, marriages, and writs of attachment. Civil and criminal cases include larceny, burglary, recovering money or personal property, trespassing, hunting out of season, and illegal voting. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit 4:
Justice Docket [District No. 1-Prineville-with index], 1937-1938 (1 volume).

Records at the Crook County Archives Center, Circuit Court Storage Cage:
Circuit Court Final Record [actually Justice Docket, District No. 1-with index], vol. 1, 1896-1909 (1 volume).

Records at the Crook County Fairgrounds, Bowman Museum Storage Building, Records Storage Room:
Justice Docket [District No. 1-Prineville], 1934-1941 (4 volumes).

Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum:
[City Docket-Justice-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX25-with index], vol. 2, 1899-1903 (1 volume);
[City Docket-Justice-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX26-with index], vol. 3, 1904-1911 (1 volume);
[City Docket-Justice-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX27-with index], vol. 4, 1911-1914 (1 volume);
[City Docket-Justice-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX28-with index], vol. 5, 1915-1934 (1 volume);
[City Docket-Justice-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX34-with index], vol. 1, 1895-1899 (1 volume);
[Justice Docket-Prineville Precinct-TX16], 1927-1933 (1 volume);
[Justice Docket-Prineville Precinct-TX24-with index], 1938-1939 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Prineville Recorder's Court-TX31], 1881-1889 (1 volume);
[Justice Docket-Prineville Recorder's Court-TX32], 1889-1894 (1 volume).


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