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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files

1859-1912

Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Applications to Change Names [County Court], 1895-1900 (.05 cu.ft.);
County Court Civil Case Files, ca.1859-ca.1903 (.75 cu.ft.);
County Court Criminal Case Files, 1859-1912 (.25 cu.ft.);
Index County Court Judgments, Fee Book, Execution Docket, Cause Docket [also indexes probate estates], 1860 (1 volume).

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