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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Malheur County Records Inventory

Mortgage Records

1865-1985

Series documents the written interest in land providing security for the performance of a duty or payment of a debt. Records include mortgages; trustee's deeds of reconveyance; indexes, both by mortgagor and mortgagee name; and satisfactions. Information includes mortgagor and mortgagee names, property descriptions, mortgage terms, witness names, certifications recording and satisfaction dates, volume and page numbers where recorded, and recorder's signature. Series also includes executor/executrix information when mortgages were transferred through wills and mortgages of land to individuals under the provisions of the Donation Land Act of 1850.

From 1969 to 1983 mortgages were microfilmed as part of the Deeds, Mtg., and Misc. records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings). They were also maintained separately from 1969-1973 on aperture cards. Since 1983 mortgages have been part of the Clerk's Permanent Microfilm records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Index to Mortgages Mortgagee, 1937-1957 (1 volume);
Index to Mortgages Mortgagor, 1937-1957 (1 volume);
Mortgage Index Direct, 1887-1937 (1 volume);
Mortgage Index Reverse, 1887-1937 (1 volume);
Mortgage Record [title varies], vol. A-Z, 1-127, 1865-1969 (153 volumes);
Mortgages [Record], 1969-1973 (43 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Index to Mortgages Mortgagee, vol. 3-7, 1957-1985 (5 volumes);
Index to Mortgages Mortgagor, vol. 3-7, 1957-1985 (5 volumes);
Mortgages [Record], 1969-1973 (43 inches of aperture cards).

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