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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records

1853-1930

Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgment; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Jackson County Justice Building Basement, Court Archives:
Execution Docket [with index], vol. 4, 1879-1916 (1 volume);
Index to Circuit Judgment Docket [to vol. 1-2], n.d. (1 volume);
[Index to Execution Docket], ca. 1897 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Index to Judgment Lien Docket], 1875-1889 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Judgment Lien Docket], 1902 (1 reel of microfilm);
Judgement Lien Docket [County Court], 1854-1901 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Ledger Docket-Circuit Court-includes execution information], 1863-1879 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Foreclosure Sale Records-includes executions-81A.137, Box 7349], 1854-1930 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Judgment Lien Docket [Circuit Court-with index], 1854-1901 (1 volume);
Ledger [Judgment and Execution Docket-includes circuit, county, and justice courts], 1863-1879 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Second Floor Storage Room:
Index to Judgment Lien Docket, ca.1875-1906 (1 volume).

Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
Execution Docket [MS 952], 1853-1859 (1 volume);
Execution Docket [MS 954], 1861-1863 (1 volume).

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