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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers

1906-1927

Series records the ownership of land within the county. Records may include title registers, land indexes, land registration registers, torrens registry of titles, indexes to registered land, certificates of title, town lot indexes, ownership registers, and plat books. Information includes parties involved, land descriptions, dates, number and nature of titles, subdivisions, title holders, terms, discharge dates, and registrar's signatures. The torrens system of land registration was abolished in 1972 by Oregon law. Additional land ownership records may be found in Deeds and Indexes.

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Present Ownership Lands [title varies], ca.1906-ca.1927 (3 volumes);
Present Owners Lots, ca.1906-ca.1927 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Planning Department Office Vault:
Lots [Present Ownership], ca.1909-ca.1923 (1 volume);
Present Ownership Lands [title varies], ca.1909-ca.1923 (3 volumes).

 

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