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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa County Records Inventory

Marks and Brands Records

1917-1921

Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
List of Transient Livestock [includes some brand information], 1917-1918 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Attic, Main Records Storage Room:
Brand Index [Livestock-includes few entries], vol. 2, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Museum:
[Oregon Brands-Guide-includes mostly eastern Oregon livestock brands], n.d. (1 binder);
Wallowa County Brand Book [issued by Wallowa County Farm Bureau], 1921 (1 volume).

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