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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers

1867-1971

Series records the ownership of land within the county. Records may include title registers, land indexes, land registration registers, torrens registry of titles, indexes to registered land, certificates of title, town lot indexes, ownership registers, and plat books. Information includes parties involved, land descriptions, dates, number and nature of titles, subdivisions, title holders, terms, discharge dates, and registrar's signatures. The torrens system of land registration was abolished in 1972 by Oregon law. Additional land ownership records may be found in Deeds and Indexes.

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216:
Certificate of Titles, vol. 1-12, 1907-1970 (12 reels of microfilm);
[Index to Memorial of Estates, Mortgages, Registers of Title], vol. 1-3, n.d. (1 reel of microfilm);
[Land Index Registration Docket], 1905-1916 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Torrens Reception Records of Land Titles], vol. 1-7, 1907-1971 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216, Vault:
[Torrens Certificates Withdrawn, Canceled, and Undelivered-Transfer of Certificate of Title-with gaps], no. 92-7170, 1909-1971 (3 cu.ft.);
[Torrens Land Registration Documents], no. 1-22053, 1907-1971 (17.60 cu.ft.).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Assessors Field Books-includes maps and land ownership information-78A.20], ca.1910-ca.1955 (306 volumes);
Certificate of Title Register, vol. 1-12, 1907-1971 (12 volumes);
Index Certificates of Title Registers [to vol. 1-12], 1907-1971 (2 volumes);
Index to Land Registration Docket, vol. 1, 1907-n.d. (1 volume);
Index to Memorial of Estates, Mortgages, Incumbrances & Charges of Land in Certificates of Title, vol. 1, ca.1907-ca.1924 (1 volume);
Index to Memorial of Estates, Mortgages, Registered Titles, Etc., vol. 2-3, ca.1907-ca.1971 (2 volumes);
Land Index, vol. 1, ca.1907-ca.1920 (1 volume);
Land Registration Docket, vol. 1, 1905-1912 (1 volume);
Plats [Township-78A.38], 1908 (1 volume);
Present Owner's Book Lands [with index], vol. 1, ca.1887 (1 volume);
Present Owner's Book Lots [80A.4], vol. 1, ca.1887 (1 volume);
Reception Record Land Titles, vol. 1, 1907-1915 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1915-1930 (1 volume);
Torrens Reception Records, vol. 4-7, 1929-1971 (4 volumes);
Tract Index Lots [Registered Lands], vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume);
[Tract Index of Registered Lands], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon, Media Room:
[Map of Medford-includes land ownership-79A.145], 1968 (1 map);
[Medford Map-includes land ownership-79A.144], 1938 (1 map).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Room 318A:
Medco-P&E Railroad [Medford Corporation-Land Ownership Plat Book], ca.1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Justice Building Basement, Court Archives:
[Land Registration Docket], 1901-1919 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
[Plat Book-Present Owner Book], ca.1867-ca.1892 (1 volume).

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