Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry County Records Inventory

Justice Court Case Files


Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before the courts of the justices of the peace. Records include grand jury indictments, complaints, judgments by confession, transcripts of judgment entries and dockets, statements of witnesses, arrest warrants, subpoenas, bills for court costs and fees, petitions for appointment of justices of the peace and constables, petitions establishing justice districts, and marriage records. Cases heard include disturbing the peace, illegal liquor sales, assault, larceny, trespassing, fraud, vagrancy, and burglary. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Vault:
Curry County Justice Court [Case Files], 1935-1940 (.10 cu.ft.);
Justice Port Orford [Justice Court Case Files-3rd District] , 1930-1940 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos/Curry Counties Trial Court Storage (North Bend):
Justice Ct. [Court Case Files-5th District], 1929-1940 (1 cu.ft.).


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