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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Douglas County Records Inventory

Married Women's Property Registers

1859-1903

Series documents property held by women independently and separately from their husbands. Registration of property usually is in relation to a marriage or divorce settlement. Information includes a description of property (land, livestock, and farm and household goods) to be considered separate and declarations stating that the woman in question is not responsible for her husband's debts.

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives:
[Married Women's Separate Property], 1861-1903 (1 reel of microfilm);
Married Women's Separate Property [Abstracts from 1859 to 1903-by Genealogical Society of Douglas County], 2004 (1 binder);
Married Women's Sep. Prop. [Separate Property-with index], 1859-1903 (1 volume);
Records-Register of Married Women's Separate Property [Umpqua County], 1861-1862 (1 volume).

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