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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records

1870-1976

Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgment; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Circuit Court Judgment Docket, vol. A, 1880-1952 (1 volume);
County Court Judgment Docket, vol. A, 1870-1906 (1 volume);
Index to Circuit Court Judgment Docket A, 1880-1952 (2 volumes);
Index to County Court Judgment Docket, vol. A, 1870-1906 ( 1 volume);
Judgment Docket Index, 1880-1952 (1 reel of microfilm);
Judgment Docket, vol. A, 1880-1952 (1 reel of microfilm);
Sheriffs Civil Docket and Fee Book [includes execution information], vol. 1, 1889-1964 (1 volume);
Sheriffs General Docket and Fee Book [includes execution information-with index], vol. A, 1889-1976 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
County Court Execution Docket [actually circuit court], vol. A, 1889-1896 (1 volume);
Index to Circuit Court Execution Docket, vol. A, 1889-1896 (1 volume);
[Judgment Docket Index], 1880-1952 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Judgment Docket], vol. A, 1880-1952 (1 reel of microfilm).

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