Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records


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 Jefferson County Courthouse, Trial Court Basement Archives:
[Judgment Docket], vol. 1, 1915-1965 (1 volume); vol. 1, 1915-1965 (12 sheets of microfilm jackets).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
Transcribed Circuit Court Register, County Court Register, Probate Court Register, Execution Docket [from Crook County-with index], 1883-1915 (1 volume).


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