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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Mortgage Records

1855-1971

Series documents the written interest in land providing security for the performance of a duty or payment of a debt. Records include mortgages; trustee's deeds of reconveyance; indexes, both by mortgagor and mortgagee name; and satisfactions. Information includes mortgagor and mortgagee names, property descriptions, mortgage terms, witness names, certifications, recording and satisfaction dates, volume and page numbers where recorded, and recorder's signature. Series also includes executor/executrix information when mortgages were transferred through wills and mortgages of land to individuals under the provisions of the Donation Land Act of 1850.

Since 1966 mortgage 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 Memorial of Estates, Mortgages, Registers of Title], vol. 1-3, n.d. (1 reel of microfilm);
Index to Mortgages Indirect, vol. 5, 1934-1945 (1 volume);
Mortgage Index [General Index of Mortgages Direct], vol. 1-3, 1855-1927 (3 reels of microfilm);
Mortgage Index [General Index of Mortgages Indirect], vol. 1-3, 1855-1927 (3 reels of microfilm);
Mortgage [Record], vol. 1-497, 1856-1965 (497 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, County Clerk's Recording Office Room 216, Vault:
Direct Index to Mortgages, vol. 5-12, 1934-1965 (8 volumes).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
Direct Index to Mortgages [title varies], vol. 1-4, 1856-1934 (4 volumes);
Federal Farm Loan Mortgage Record, vol. 44, 1917-1922 (1 volume);
General Index to Mortgages Reverse, vol. 1-2, 1856-1914 (2 volumes);
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);
Indirect Index to Mortgages, vol. 3-4, 1914-1934 (2 volumes); vol. 6-12, 1945-1965 (7 volumes);
Issue of Mortgages [Record], vol. 2, 1861-1873 (1 volume);
[Mortgage Record-84A.39, Box 7338-7347], vol. 168-194, 1947-1949 (27 volumes);
Mortgage Record [title varies], vol. 1-18, 1856-1903 (18 volumes); vol. 24-27, 1909-1911 (4 volumes); vol. 48-51, 1919-1921 (4 volumes); vol. 89-92, 1929-1931 (4 volumes);
World War Veterans Loan Mortgage [Record], vol. 58, 1922-1925 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Jackson County Court Abstracts Index [of Title], 1868-ca.1945 (1 volume).
Jackson County Court Abstracts [of Title], vol. 1-30, 1868-ca.1945 (3 volumes).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
[Mortgage Record Abstract of Unsatisfied Instruments of Writing-title varies], 1873-1886, 1889-1892 (4 volumes).

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