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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1871-1984

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quitclaim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Since 1984, deeds have been filed and maintained as part of the Clerk's Recorded Instruments (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Deed Book, vol. 110-121, 1973-1984 (ca.180 sheets of microfiche);
Deed Record, vol. A-G, 8-9, J-Z, 27-110, 1871-1979 (110 volumes);
Direct Index to Deeds, vol. 3, 1917-1953 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Direct, vol. 1, ca.1874-ca.1898 (1 volume); vol. 1-2, ca.1874-ca.1916 (3 volumes); vol. 4-6, 1951-1984 (3 volume);
Index to Deeds Indirect, vol. 1-2, ca.1874-ca.1916 (3 volumes); vol. 4-6, 1951-1984 (3 volume);
Index to Deeds Reverse, vol. 1, ca.1874-ca.1898 (1 volume);
Indirect Deed Index, vol. 3, 1917-1953 (1 volume);
Right of Way Deeds, 1957-1968 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Records Room:
County Deeds [includes road right of way, tax, and warranty deeds-trifolded],ca.1923-ca.1954 (.15 cu.ft.);
Deed Books, vol. 110-121, 1973-1984 (3 cu.ft.);
Deed Records [from boxes A-Z-trifolded], 1891-ca.1935 (1 cu.ft.);
[Deeds-Record], vol. A-Z, 27-67, 1871-1960 (34 reels of microfilm); vol. 110-121, 1973-1984 (4 inches of microfilm jackets); vol. 110-121, 1973-1984 (5 reels of microfilm);
[Index to Deeds -Direct and Indirect], 1874-1950 (5 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Metal Cabinet:
[Deed Book], vol. 110-121, 1973-1984 (ca.175 sheets of microfiche).

Records at the Harney County Web Site:
Deed Index Books [scanned images-PDF], 1878-1950 (Internet);
Official Records Web Query [Deed Records Index], ca.1951-present (Internet).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Deed Indexes, 1874-1935 (Familysearch.org);
Deed Records, 1871-1935 (Familysearch.org).

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