Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals


Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Law Journal County Court, vol. 2, 1925-1955 (1 volume).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
County Court Law Docket, vol. 1, 1859-1921 (1 volume).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Old Jail Circuit Court Storage:
Circuit Court Docket Register and Fee Book [documents circuit, county, and probate courts], 1933-1950 (1 volume);
County Law Court [Register-includes circuit court actions-with index], vol. II, 1929-1979 (1 volume);
Judges Docket to Circuit and County Court, 1878-1914 (1 volume);
Law Journal County Court [includes naturalization petitions and orders for period of 1881 to 1899-with index], 1859-1922 (1 volume).


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