Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files


Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Case Files [includes mental commitments], no. 1-2719, 1860-1945 (12 cu.ft.);
Index to Papers in County Court Direct [includes mental commitment entries], 1861-1974 (1 volume);
Index to Papers in County Court Indirect [includes mental commitment entries], 1861-1974 (1 volume).


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