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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records

1854-1940

Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgment; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Foreclosure Records [Judgment Docket], 1859-1940 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Courthouse, County Clerk's Recording Office Vault:
Records of County Court Judgment Book, vol. 1, 1859-1875 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Courthouse Parking Structure, Circuit Court North Archives:
Judgment Lien Docket, vol. 1, 1854-1872 (1 volume);
Record of Executions [with index], vol. 4, 1896-1907 (1 volume).

Records at the Marion County Historical Society Museum:
Sheriff's Docket [includes execution information-with index], 1906-1908 (1 volume);
Sheriff's General Docket [includes execution information-with index], 1912-1913 (1 volume).

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