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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

Marks and Brands Records

1893-1953

Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Brand Book [Livestock-with index], vol. 1, 1893-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Corrections Building, County Archives:
Loggers Marks [Record-with index], 1903-1953 (1 volume).

Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722

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