Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake 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 Oregon State Archives:
Certificate of Delinquency, 1910-1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Storage Room:
Delinquency Certificates [title varies], 1914-1921 (10 volumes).

Records at the Schminck Memorial Museum:
Certificates of Redemption, 1916-1918 (2 volumes).

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