Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Grant County Records Inventory
Judgment and Execution Records
Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgment; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Executions, 1866-1911 (.15 cu.ft.);
Execution Docket [with index], vol. 3-4, 1891-1923 (2 volumes);
Index to Judgment Docket, vol. 1, 1886-1951 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket [Circuit Court], vol. A-D, 1865-1935 (4 volumes).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Levies on Real Property [Certificate of Levy on Execution-with index], vol. A, 1909-1984 (1 volume).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Ex. and Attach. [Execution and Attachment Records], 1903-1920 (.15 cu.ft.);
Index to Judgment Docket [County Court], 1888-1913 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket [County Court], vol. 1, B, 1865-1913 (2 volumes);
Record [Docket-includes circuit court judgment notations], 1871-1894 (1 volume);
Report of Co. Engineer [includes County Court Execution Records], 1875-1883 (.10 cu.ft.).