Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes


Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim 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 1966 deed records have been recorded in the clerk's Official Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216:
Index to Deeds Direct, vol. 1-19, 1853-1966 (19 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect, vol. 1-19, 1853-1966 (19 volumes);
Official Documents [Deed Record], vol. 1-601, 1853-1966 (300 reels of microfilm).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
Deed Record, vol. 1-288, 1853-1947 (288 volumes);
General Index to Deed Records [80A.4], 1853-1883 (1 volume);
General Index to Deeds Direct [title varies], vol. 1-6, 1853-1909 (6 volumes);
General Index to Deeds Reverse [title varies], vol. 1-6, 1853-1909 (6 volumes);
Index to Deeds [80A.4], vol. 1, 1853-1883 (1 volume);
[Record of Deeds-81A.7, Boxes 7359-7369], vol. 289-320, 1947-1949 (31 volumes).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Abstracts from Jackson Co. Or Deed Books, 1853-1861 (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Jackson County Deed Index [Grantor and Grantee] 1853-1899 (Jackson County Genealogy Library Web site).


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