Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals


Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Record Room:
County Court Journal [Judicial-includes insane commitments-with index], vol. 1, 1921-1948 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
County Court Register [includes case numbers 1 to 153-with index], vol. 1, 1919-1960 (1 volume);
Transcribed Circuit Court Register, County Court Register, Probate Court Register, Execution Docket [from Crook County-with index], 1883-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
William Boegli Probate Docket [includes probate, county court civil, and insanity cases], 1916-1937 (1 volume).


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