Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Grant 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 Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Fee Book [and Register], 1870-1882 (1 volume);
Journal County Court, 1864-1883 (1 volume);
Record [County Court Docket], 1871-1894 (1 volume);
Records County Court Register, 1864-1913 (2 volumes).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Journal County Court [includes probate and insane commitment information-with index], 1864-1879 (1 volume);
Record Law Journal [includes insanity and naturalization cases-with index], vol. B, 1883-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 6 [Circuit Court Docket-includes some county court cases-with index], 1865-1866 (1 volume).


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