Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Malheur County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals


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 Malheur County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
County Court Index Civil [indexes civil proceedings-includes insane commitments until ca.1911], vol. A, 1887-1951 (1 volume);
County Court Journal Civil Proceedings [includes insane commitments until ca.1911], vol. A-C, 1887-1951 (3 volumes).

Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Trial Court Basement Civil Records Storage Room:
County Court Register of Actions Civil Criminal Juvenile, 1919-1980 (1 volume).

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