Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Grant County Records Inventory
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.);
Mortgages [Papers], 1887-1912 (.35 cu.ft.).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Deeds and Mortgages-in back of green binder], 1874-1887 (1 binder);
Index to Satisfaction of Mortgages, vol. 1-5, 1914-1990 (5 volumes);
Mortgage Book, vol. 51-62, 1981-1990 (28 inches of aperture cards);
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 Books [Mortgages], vol. 13-14, 1981-1990 (3 inches of aperture cards);
Satisfaction of Mortgages [vol. 1 with index], vol. 1-10, 1898-1971 (10 volumes).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Break Room:
Mortgages [title varies], vol. 42-62, 1971-1990 (54 inches of aperture cards);
Satisfaction Book [Mortgages], vol. 11-14, 1971-1990 (6 inches of aperture cards).