Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow County Records Inventory

Foreclosure Records


Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.

Most of the records located in the clerk's vault are available as digital images in a searchable database at the clerk's office.

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Certificate of Delinquency], 1915-1920 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Certificates of Delinquency Redeemed], 1915 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Returned Certificates of Delinquency], 1908 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Sheriff's Certificates of Sale for Taxes], 1893, 1897-1898, 1906-1909 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Sheriff's Return on Delinquent Tax Sale], 1899, 1903 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
[Certificate of Sale for Taxes-Stubs], 1907-1908 (1 volume);
Delinquent Tax Sale Record Clerk, vol. 2, 1900-1904 (1 volume);
Delinquent Tax Sales Record, 1893-1900 (1 volume);
Register of Certificates of Delinquency, vol. 1, 1908-1936 (1 volume);
Register of Delinquent Certificates Issued to County, vol. 1, 1913-1926 (1 volume);
Register of Delinquent Taxes Certificates of Delinquency Redemption and Tax Sales, vol. 1, 1911-1914 (1 volume);
Sheriff's Record of Sales for Taxes [with index], vol. 1, 1892-1908 (1 volume);
[Tax Sale Redemption Certificate], 1907-1911 (3 volumes).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Records Storage Room:
[Tax Sale Redemption Certificate-Stubs], 1893-1902 (1 volume).


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