Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Wheeler County Records Inventory
Deeds and Indexes
Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quitclaim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.
Since 1993 deeds have been recorded in the clerk's Microfilm Records-Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Deed Record [title varies], vol. 1-33, 1866-1973 (33 volumes);
Deeds [Homestead and Cash], vol. A, 1892-1915 (1 volume); vol. O, 1884-1926 (1 volume);
[Deeds], vol. 34-39, 1973-1993 (10 inches of microfilm jackets);
Index to Deeds Grantee [A-L and M-Z; also indexes U.S. Patents Deed], vol. 1, 1866-1974 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Grantee, vol. 2, 1974-2008 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Grantor [A-L and M-Z; also indexes U.S. Patents Deed], vol. 1, 1866-1974 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Grantor, vol. 2, 1974-2008 (1 volume);
U.S. Patents Deed [title varies], vol. B-C, 1906-1920 (2 volumes).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault, Oak Trifold File Cabinet:
[Warranty Deeds], 1901-1908 (.35 cu.ft.).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Oak File Cabinet:
[Miscellaneous Deeds and Mortgages], ca.1917-ca.1930 (.10 cu.ft.);
Unfinished [includes miscellaneous deeds, mortgages, and marks and brands], ca.1909-1919 (.05 cu.ft.).