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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1863-1965

Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Research Room:
[County Court Judicial and Administrative Journal-includes mostly adoption and juvenile cases with a few naturalization cases], 1900-1922 (1 volume);
[County Court Judicial Journal-includes naturalization-with index], 1863-1890 (1 volume);
[County Judge's Journal], vol. 1-5, 1900-1960 (4 reels of microfilm);
Index to County Judge's Journal Direct and Reverse, vol. 1, 1900-1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Main Basement Vault:
County Court Docket [includes administrative and judicial actions], vol. 1-9, 1889-1915 (9 volumes);
County Court Docket [Judicial-with index], vol. 1, 1927-1965 (1 volume);
County Judge's Journal [with index], vol. 2-6, 1921-1961 (5 volumes);
Record County Court Docket [includes administrative and judicial actions], 1883-1885 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Criminal Justice Center, Sheriff's Archives Room:
County Court Docket Civil Cases, 1884-1886 (1 volume);
[County Court Docket-includes administrative and judicial actions], 1885-1888 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Records Storage Building, Trial Court Back Room:
County Judge's Journal [with index], vol. 6, 1961 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Umatilla County Surveyor's Office, Records Office Security Microfilm Cabinet:
[County Judge's Journal-with index], vol. 1-6, 1900-1961 (4 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Umatilla County Historical Society:
County Court Docket [with index], 1918-1933 (1 volume).

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