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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Married Women's Property Registers

1862-1912

Series documents property held by women independently and separately from their husbands. Registration of property usually is in relation to a marriage or divorce settlement. Information includes a description of property (land, livestock, and farm and household goods) to be considered separate and declarations stating that the woman in question is not responsible for her husband's debts.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Register of Married Women's Separate Property, 1862-1912 (1 volume);
Search for 1862-1912 Linn County women's separate property register entries in Oregon Historical Records Index.

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