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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Foreclosure Records

1897-1952

Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Delinquent Tax Sales Record [includes only two pages], vol. 1, 1899-1901 (1 volume);
Execution Docket [includes foreclosure information-with index], vol. 1, 1899-1952 (1 volume).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Oak File Cabinet:
Certificates of Sale [Tax Foreclosure], 1897-1908 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Trial Court Second Floor Records Storage Room:
Wheeler Circuit Court Misc. [Box 3-Miscellaneous Records-includes tax foreclosure records], 1916 (.05 cu.ft.).

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