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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1874-[ongoing]

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim 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.

Deeds filed since 1995 are searchable on a public access computer in the clerk's office.

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
County Deeds and Titles [county owned lands], 1957-present (.10 cu.ft.);
Deed Record, vol. A-Z, 27-58, 1874-1976 (58 volumes);
Deeds, vol. 59-67, 1976-1991 (32 inches of aperture cards); vol. 59-75, 1976-present (10 inches of microfilm jackets);
Index to Deeds-Grantee [title varies], 1874-1994 (4 volumes);
Index to Deeds-Grantor [title varies], 1874-1994 ( 3 volumes);
Index to Deeds [U.S. Patents], 1894-1925 (1 volume).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Computer Room:
[Deeds], vol. 59-73, 1976-present (9 inches of microfiche); [Deeds], vol. 59-73, 1976-present (9 inches of microfilm jackets).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lower Vault:
[Mortgage and Deed Records-includes mortgage satisfactions, mortgage releases, warranty deeds, and quit claim deeds-trifolded], ca.1885-ca.1930 (2 cu.ft.).

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