Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Douglas County Records Inventory
Marks and Brands Records
Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.
Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives:
Brands [Livestock Record of Marks and Brands], 1940-1946 (1 volume);
Log Mark Record [with index], vol. 1, 1903-1942 (1 volume);
[Log Marks-with index], vol. 1, 1903-1942 (1 reel of microfilm);
Mortgage [Record-also includes mining claims and stock marks-with index], vol. 0, 1852-1861 (1 volume);
Stock Brands [Record of Marks and Brands], 1916-1926 (1 volume);
[Stock Marks-with index], 1854-1893 (1 reel of microfilm);
Stock Record [Livestock Marks-with index], vol. 2, 1893-1915 (1 volume).
Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Vault:
Certification of Registration of Marks and Brands, 1940-1949 (1 volume).