Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln 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:
Sheriff's Certificate of Sale Records, 1902-1903 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Justice Building, County Archives:
Delinquent Tax Sale Record, vol. 1, 1893-1912 (1 volume);
Index to Tax Sales Record, n.d. (1 volume);
Lincoln County Deeds [Tax Foreclosure], 1910-1920 (.10 cu.ft.);
Sheriff's Certificates of Sale, 1893-1917 (.25 cu.ft.);
Sheriff's Deed Record, vol. 10, 1899-1923 (1 volume);
Sheriff's Record of Sales for Taxes [with index], 1895-1898 (1 volume);
Tax Deed Record, vol. 14, 1902-1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Historical Society:
Tax Ledger Redemptions Sales, 1905-1906 (2 volumes);
[Tax Sale Redemption Certificate], 1911-1913 (1 volume);
[Tax Sale Redemption Certificate-only one entry], 1913 (1 volume).


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