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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Grant County Records Inventory

Mortgage Records

1864-1990

Series documents the written interest in land providing security for the performance of a duty or payment of a debt. Records include mortgages; trustee's deeds of reconveyance; indexes, both by mortgagor and mortgagee name; and satisfactions. Information includes mortgagor and mortgagee names, property descriptions, mortgage terms, witness names, certifications, recording and satisfaction dates, volume and page numbers where recorded, and recorder's signature. Series also includes executor/executrix information when mortgages were transferred through wills and mortgages of land to individuals under the provisions of the Donation Land Act of 1850.

Since 1990 mortgages have been recorded in the clerk's Recorded Instruments (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Abstracts of Mortgages Unsatisfied, 1885-1887 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Mortgage Satisfaction Records], ca.1887-ca.1912 (2 binders);
Mortgages [Papers], 1887-1912 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Index to Satisfaction of Mortgages, vol. 1-5, 1914-1990 (5 volumes);
Mortgage Index Direct, vol. 1-4, 1864-1990 (4 volumes);
Mortgage Index Indirect, vol. 1-4, 1864-1990 (4 volumes);
Mortgage Record [title varies], vol. A-Z, 27-41, 1864-1971 (41 volumes);
Record of Satisfaction of Mortgages [with index], vol. A, 1885-1898 (1 volume);
Satisfaction of Mortgages [vol. 1 with index], vol. 1-10, 1898-1971 (10 volumes).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Break Room:
Mortgages Book [title varies], vol. 42-62, 1971-1990 (54 inches of aperture cards);
Satisfactions Book [Mortgages], vol. 11-14, 1971-1990 (6 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Mortgages [Record], vol. 51-62, 1981-1990 (28 inches of aperture cards);
Satisfactions [Mortgages], vol. 13-14, 1981-1990 (3 inches of aperture cards).

 

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