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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1864-1991

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Since 1989 deeds have been recorded in the clerk's Recordings (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Clerk's Resource Room:
Deed Record, vol. A-Z, 27-160, 1864-1969 (160 volumes);
Deeds, no. 23808-131738, 1969-1989 (30 feet of aperture cards);
Direct Index to Deeds, vol. 1-2, 1864-1890 (2 volumes);
General Index Direct [indexes deeds, mortgages, miscellaneous records, and military discharges-title varies], vol. 1-17, 1864-1991 (17 volumes);
General Index Indirect [indexes deeds, mortgages, miscellaneous records, and military discharges-title varies], vol. 1-17, 1864-1991 (17 volumes);
Indirect Index to Deeds, vol. 1-2, 1864-1890 (2 volumes).

Records at the Joseph Building, County Archives Room #2:
Deeds to Union County, 1865-1911 (.10 cu.ft.);
Direct Index to Book of Deeds [title varies], vol. A-F, 1864-1883 (6 volumes);
Indirect Index to Book of Deeds [title varies], vol. A-F, 1864-1883 (6 volumes).

Records at the Joseph Building, Map Room #6 Archives:
County Deeds [includes foreclosures], 1922-1990 (.35 cu.ft.);
Road Deeds, Etc. [MIscellaneous Records], 1915-1980 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
[Deed Record], vol. 116-160, ca.1935-1969 (12 reels of microfilm);
Deeds, no. 23808-119338, 1969-1986 (26 feet of aperture cards);
Microfilm Reels Index Books [General Index-Direct and Indirect-indexes deeds, mortgages, miscellaneous records, and military discharges], vol. 1-17, 1864-1991 (12 reels of microfilm).

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