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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1885-1966

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 Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Records Storage Room:
County Court Docket, 1885-1888 (1 volume);
Journal County Court [includes mostly probate and some insane commitments], vol. A, 1885-1891 (1 volume);
Journal County Court Law [includes naturalization petitions and orders and widow's pension actions], 1885-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Law Journal County Court [includes widow's pension actions], vol. 2, 1919-1966 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Basement Mortgage Records Room 17:
Register and Fee Book of Cases Circuit and County Court [Morrow County-title varies], vol. 2-5, 1891-1911 (4 volumes).

Records at the Morrow County Museum:
County Court Law Register Fee Book, 1887-1892 (1 volume).

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