Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry 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 1966 deeds have been recorded in the clerk's Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings). A separate deed index was maintained until 1992.

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Vault:
Deed Index [title varies], vol. 1-4, 6-8, 1856-1900 (8 volumes).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Break Room:
Old Miss. Deeds, Etc. [Miscellaneous-includes warranty, quitclaim, tax, and bargain deeds], 1882-1939 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Deed Record Index [title varies], vol. A-D, 1856-1962 (4 volumes);
Deed Record, vol. 1-48A, 48B-82, 1856-1966 (83 volumes);
Deed Volumes [Deed Record Index-title varies], 1856-1982 (6 reels of microfilm);
Deed Volumes [includes separate index volumes], vol. 1-82, 1856-1966 (28 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Direct, 1963-1992 (6 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect, 1963-1992 (6 volumes).


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