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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

Married Women's Property Registers

1859-1895

Series documents property held by women independently and separately from their husbands. Registration of property usually is in relation to a marriage or divorce settlement. Information includes a description of property (land, livestock, and farm and household goods) to be considered separate and declarations stating that the woman in question is not responsible for her husband's debts.

Records at the Josephine County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Records [Married Women's Separate Property Register-with index], 1859-1895 (1 volume).

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

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-373-0953 • reference.archives@state.or.us