Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Foreclosure Records


Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
Jefferson County Tax Foreclosure Cases Circuit Court [trifolded], ca.1917-ca.1946 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Private Office:
[County Tax Foreclosures], 1916-1919 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Jefferson County Tax Foreclosures [Record], 1911-1962 (1 volume);
Judges [Foreclosure of Taxes-Documents], 1915 (.05 cu.ft.);
Misc. S.D. Percival [Redemption Certificate], 1917-1928 (1 volume).


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