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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1865-1982

Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Docket Law, 1895-1912 (1 volume);
County Court Journal [includes adoption and naturalization information], 1895-1922 (1 volume);
County Court Register [with index], vol. 1-2, 1894-1982 (2 volumes);
Law Journal [County Court-includes civil, naturalization, and insane commitment judicial cases and a small number of administrative actions-with index], vol. B, 1865-1895 (1 volume);
Ledger [County Court Law Dockets-with index], vol. 1, 1894-1904 (1 volume).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Clerk's Record Room:
Circuit Probate & Some County Court [Journals], vol. 71-84, 1977-1982 (4 inches of microfilm jackets);
County Court Journal [includes adoptions, name changes, mothers' pensions, widows' pensions, and other actions-with index], vol. L, 1922-1965 (1 volume);
Court Journals Circuit Probate County, vol. 55-71, 1967-1977 (40 inches of aperture cards).

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