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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1859-1989

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quitclaim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded. Since 1988 deeds have been maintained and accessed on a computer located in the clerk's office.

Since 1987 deeds have been documented in the clerk's recordings (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Deed Record [title varies], vol. A-Z, 27-35, 1889-1959 (35 volumes);
[Deeds, Mortgages, Releases of Mortgages], 1960-1987 (25 reels of microfilm);
Deeds Transcript, vol. A-B, 1859-1891 (2 volumes);
[Deeds], vol. A-Z, 27-35, 1889-1959 (19 reels of microfilm);
General Index of Deeds, vol. C-F, 1919-1989 (4 volumes);
Index to Deeds Direct and Reverse, vol. A, 1859-1898 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Direct, vol. B, 1859-1920 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Reverse, vol. B, 1859-1920 (1 volume);
[Index to Deeds Vol. A-C], 1889-ca.1895 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Transcript-Deed-from Wasco County], vol. A-B, 1859-1891 (2 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Deeds, Mortgages, Releases of Mortgages, 1960-1987 (22 reels of microfilm);
Deeds [Record], vol. A-Z, 27-35, 1889-1959 (18 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Vol. A-C, 1889-ca.1895 (2 reels of microfilm);
Transcript [Deed-from Wasco County], vol. A-B, 1859-1891 (2 reels of microfilm).

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