Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Douglas County Records Inventory
County Court Judicial Journals
Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.
Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives:
[Circuit Court Judgment Book-includes County Court Docket and Probate Docket-Umpqua and Douglas Counties], 1856-1874 (1 volume);
Civil & Citizenship Index for Vol. 2, [of the Journal Civil Citizenship-includes civil, naturalization, and insane commitment cases], 1859-1899 (1 volume);
[County Court Journal of Civil & Citizenship-includes civil, naturalization, and insane commitment cases], vol. 2-3, 1859-1948 (1 reel of microfilm);
County Journal [Umpqua County-Judicial], 1859-1863 (1 volume);
Journal Civil Citizenship [includes civil, naturalization, and insane commitment cases-with index], vol. 2-3, 1859-1948 (2 volumes).