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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1893-1959

Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Trial Court Main Storage Cage:
County Court Journal [includes insane commitment cases], vol. 1, 1893-1923 (1 volume);
County Court Journal [includes mostly adoption and insane commitment cases], vol. 2, 1923-1959 (1 volume);
Fee Book County Court [and Register-with index], vol. 1, 1893-1951 (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Corrections Building, County Archives:
Bench Docket County Court, 1893-1923 (1 volume).

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