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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals

1864-1957

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 Joseph Building, County Archives Room #2:
Records [Judicial Journal-includes naturalization and insane commitment information], vol. A, 1864-1890 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Trial Court Attic Archives Room:
County Court Law Journal [includes insane commitments], vol. B-F, 1890-1957 (5 volumes);
County Judge's Docket [includes primarily juvenile cases-also includes widow's and old age pension applications], vol. 1, 1910-1933 (1 volume);
County Judge's Docket [includes primarily juvenile cases], vol. 1-2, 1912-1957 (2 volumes);
Direct & Reverse Index Law Journal [County Court], 1864-1957 (1 volume);
Index to County Court Law Journal, n.d. (1 volume);
Records Law Docket County Court, 1864-1899 (1 volume).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
[County Court Docket-Law], vol. A, 1864-1890 (1 reel of microfilm);
[County Judge's Docket-includes primarily juvenile cases-also includes widow's and old age pension applications], vol. 1, 1910-1933 (1 reel of microfilm);
[County Judge's Docket-includes primarily juvenile cases], vol. 1-2, 1912-1957 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Direct and Reverse Index to Law-Journal-County Court], 1864-1957 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Law Docket-County Court], 1864-1895 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Law Journal County Court-includes insane commitments], vol. B-F, 1890-1957 (2 reels of microfilm).

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