Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow County Records Inventory

Justice Court Dockets


Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before justice of the peace courts. Dockets include defendant, plaintiff, attorney, witness, and juror names; action dates and nature of cases; judgments; and statements of costs. Actions include complaints, summonses, appearances, testimonies, bonds, judgments, pleas, fines, jail terms, marriages, and writs of attachment. Civil and criminal cases include larceny, burglary, recovering money or personal property, trespassing, hunting out of season, and illegal voting. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Records Storage Room:
Justice Court Small Claims [District No. 6-with index], 1918-1964 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Boardman District No. 5-with index], 1923-1941 (2 volumes);
Justice Docket [District No. 3-Ione-with index], 1935-1940 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [District No. 6-with index], 1910-1941 (7 volumes).

Records at the Morrow County Road Department Yard, Courthouse Shipping Container:
Journal [Justice Court Docket-Dairy District No. 1], 1892-1919 (1 volume).

Records at the Morrow County Museum:
Justice Docket [District No. 3-Ione], 1921-1927 (1 volume).


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