Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Attachment Records


Series documents liens placed on real property by the county to satisfy debts. Attachments are ordered by the circuit court and authorize the sheriff to seize or transfer property to satisfy debts such as loans, mortgages, or tax liens. The sheriff will hold the property in trust until the debt is paid or the property is sold. Information includes defendant name, statement of attachment, property description, statement of return when attachment is satisfied, return of execution, dates attachment is issued and returned, court order, and sheriff's signature. Attachment records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Certificates of Attachment-80A.106, Box 7391], 1866-1920 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Certificates of Levy-80A.106, Box 7392], ca.1908-ca.1920 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jackson County Justice Building Basement, Court Archives:
[Record of Attachments-with index], vol. 1-3, 1871-1923 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Record of Attachments [with index], vol. 1-2, 1871-1903 (2 volumes).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
Sheriff's Service Records [includes attachment and foreclosure records], 1914-1916 (.65 cu.ft.).


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