Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

Mortgage Records


Series documents the written interest in land providing security for the performance of a duty or payment of a debt. Records include mortgages; trustee's deeds of reconveyance; indexes, both by mortgagor and mortgagee name; and satisfactions. Information includes mortgagor and mortgagee names, property descriptions, mortgage terms, witness names, certifications, recording and satisfaction dates, volume and page numbers where recorded, and recorder's signature. Series also includes executor/executrix information when mortgages were transferred through wills and mortgages of land to individuals under the provisions of the Donation Land Act of 1850.

Since 1966 mortgages have been recorded in the deeds and records section Microfilm Reels (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings). Deeds, mortgages, subdivisions, mining claims, military discharges, and other records created since circa 1972 are searchable on public access computers available in the Deeds and Records Research Library.

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Deeds and Records Research Library:
Grantor Grantee Index [includes mortgage entries-title varies], 1902-1970 (135 reels of microfilm);
Index to Records [includes mortgage entries-title varies], 1906-1970 (135 volumes);
[Individual Name Number Index-includes mortgage entries], 1906-1970 (7 reels of microfilm);
Mortgage Reels [Record], 1952-1966 (331 reels of microfilm);
[Name Number Index], 1906-1970 (3 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Deeds and Records Supervisor's Office:
Mortgages, vol. A, 1856-1861 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
Deeds and Mortgages [Register], 1908 (1 volume);
Index Lane County Records [includes deeds, mortgages, and mining record entries], 1904 (1 volume);
Index to Mortgages Grantee, 1901-1905 (1 volume);
Index to Mortgages Grantor, 1901-1905 (1 volume);
Mortgage Index Direct and Indirect, 1856-1901 (2 volumes);
Mortgage Record [title varies], vol. B-W, 24-255, 1861-1952 (254 volumes);
Record [Mortgage Index], ca.1858-1883 (1 volume);
Supplemental Index to Records [serves as alphabetical name index], vol. 1, 1906-1945 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center, Microfilm Storage Room:
[Grantor Grantee Index-indexes deeds, mortgages, water rights, and related records-incomplete], 1945-1970 (5 reels of microfilm);
Mortgage [Records], 1952-1966 (331 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Assessor's Mortgage Record [Alphabetical Register-refers to Mortgage Record vol. S-W, 24-26-location: c5.s62], ca.1898-ca.1907 (1 volume);
Deeds, Mortgages Etc. [Miscellaneous Deed and Mortgage Records-location: c6.s66], 1857-1929, 1943 (.60 cu.ft.);
Mortgage Rec. [Record-copy-location: c8.s94], vol. T, 1899-1901 (1 volume).


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