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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Clerk and Recorder Official Filings

1993-[ongoing]

Series documents the filing of transactions, authorized by statute, with the clerk or recorder of the county for the purpose of making the transaction a matter of public record. Information includes dates filed, type and description of transactions, filing numbers, names of parties involved, amounts charged or assessed, and clerk or recorder's signatures. Series may also include alphabetical indexes that contain volume and page numbers where recorded and names of individual filing transactions. Transactions include records that were previously maintained separately, such as mortgages; deeds; military service records; federal, mechanic's, and road improvement liens; mining claims; satisfactions; judgment assignments; notarial commissions; medical and ministerial licenses; oaths; and affidavits of publication. This series is commonly referred to as the Book of Records.

Since 1993 deeds, mortgages, mining claims, and military discharges have been recorded in the clerk's Microfilm Records-Book of Records. Separate indexes were maintained until 2008.

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Microfilm Records-Book of Records], 1993-present (8 inches of microfilm jackets).

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