Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane 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 Lane County Archive and Records Center:
Deed Record [Tax Sales], vol. 45, 1897-1914 (1 volume);
Tax Deed Record [Tax Sales], vol. 40, 1892-1908 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Certificates of Redemption [location: c5.s62], 1907-1909 (1 volume);
Delinquent Tax Sale [title varies-location: c5.s62; c7.s62], 1891-1893 (3 volumes);
Sale Record Sheriff [Foreclosure-location: c3.s38], 1891-1915 (1 volume);
Sheriffs Return on Warrant [Tax Sales-location: c7.s72-73], 1893-1913 (3 volumes);
Tax Sale Redemption Certificates [location: c5.s62], 1893-1904 (3 volumes).


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