Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers


Series records the ownership of land within the county. Records may include title registers, land indexes, land registration registers, torrens registry of titles, indexes to registered land, certificates of title, town lot indexes, ownership registers, and plat books. Information includes parties involved, land descriptions, dates, number and nature of titles, subdivisions, title holders, terms, discharge dates, and registrar's signatures. The torrens system of land registration was abolished in 1972 by Oregon law. Additional land ownership records may be found Deeds and Indexes.

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Land Ownership Plats-blueprints], ca.1905-ca.1919 (.10 cu.ft.);
Present Owner Record Town Lots, ca.1886-ca.1905 (1 volume).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Abstract of Lands, vol. 1-4, 1869-1893 (4 volumes);
Abstract of Town Lots, 1876-1893 (1 volume);
Drafts [includes land ownership blueprint maps], 1903 (1 volume);
Index Form B, 1861-1894 (1 volume);
Index Lands Form C, 1861-1894 (1 volume);
Index Lots Form D, 1861-1894 (1 volume);
[Index to Lands and Lots], n.d. (2 volumes);
Index to Lands Form C C.L.A., 1861-1894 (1 volume);
Index to Town Lots, n.d. (1 volume);
[Land Ownership Plat Book], 1914 (3 volumes);
[Land Ownership Plats], 1937-1945 (1 volume);
Land Registration Docket [with index], vol. 1, 1907-1920 (1 volume);
Present Owner Record Town Lots [with index], 1861-1902 (1 volume); 1893-1895 (1 volume);
Present Owners Lands, ca.1892-ca.1907 (1 volume);
Present Owners Record Lands, 1861-1902 (1 volume); 1893-1894 (1 volume);
South [Plat Book], n.d. (1 volume);
Tract Index Lands, 1864-1908 (1 volume).

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Records Storage Room:
Register of Titles [Land], 1905-1953 (1 volume).

Records at the Morrow County Road Department Yard, Courthouse Shipping Container:
Present Owners Record Lands, n.d. (1 volume);
Present Owners Record Town Lots, n.d. (1 volume).


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