Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook County Records Inventory

Marks and Brands Records


Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Marks and Brands [Record-includes mostly log brands-with index], vol. 1, 1891-1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum:
Record of Marks and Brands [Cattle and Horses-Cabinet 3B], vol. 1, 1894-1914 (1 volume);
Record of Marks and Brands [Log-Cabinet 3B-with index], vol. 3, 1892-1943 (1 volume).

Records at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Third Floor Storage, Green Document Bin:
Dairy Herd Register [with index], 1938 (1 volume).


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