Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Assumed Business Names Registers


Series documents the registration of business names with the county clerk or recorder. Information includes assumed business name; description of business; filing date; and business owner, notary public, witness, clerk or recorder, and deputy's name. Series may also include an index arranged alphabetically by business name. Businesses which were registered were typically automotive sales, motorcycle repair, merchandise shops, butchers, and feed stores. Since 1964, assumed business names have been filed with the Secretary of State. Assumed business names have been inventoried through 1964. For more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Business Registry Section.

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Assumed Business Name Certificates-79A.32], 1949-1964 (6 cu.ft.);
Assumed Business Names [Index], vol. 7-11, 1949-1952 (4 volumes);
Assumed Business Names [Record-with index], vol. 5-6, 1948-1949 (2 volumes);
Assumed Bus. Names [Business-Index to vol. 12 to 18-80A-76], 1952-1964 (1 volume);
Record of Assumed Business Names [title varies-with index-80A.4], vol. 1-4, 1913-1947 (4 volumes).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216:
Assumed Business Names [Record], vol. 5-18, 1948-1964 (14 reels of microfilm).


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