Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files


Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Josephine County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Court Proceedings [includes circuit and county court proceedings and attachment records], 1858-1912 (5 cu.ft.);
Index to County Court Journal [apparently indexes county court proceedings], ca.1858-ca.1912 (1 volume);
Judgment Roll [Circuit Court Case Files-includes some county court], 1887-1932 (67 cu.ft.).

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310