Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Foreclosure Records


Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Chaplin Building, Clerk's Resource Room:
Record Sheriff's Deeds [Foreclosure], vol. 29, 1897-1909 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Assessor/Tax Collector Archives Room #8:
Certificates of Delinquency Sold to Union County, 1907-1913 (1 volume);
Delinquent Tax Sale Record, 1888-ca.1913 (1 volume);
Journal [Redemption Record], 1873-1879 (1 volume);
Record of Delinquent Tax Certificates Redemptions and Sales, vol. 1, 1907-1920 (1 volume);
Register of Certificates of Delinquency Issued to County, vol. 1-2, 1913-1921 (2 volumes);
Register of Certificates of Delinquency, vol. 1-2, 1911-1926 (2 volumes);
[Tax Sale Redemption Certificate], 1903-1906 (1 volume).

Records at the Joseph Building, Map Room #6 Archives:
Sheriff's Certificate of Sale for Taxes, 1902-1918 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Joseph Building, Trial Court Attic Archives Room:
Record of Sales [Sheriff's Foreclosures-with index], vol. 1, 1885-1907 (1 volume).


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