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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Justice Court Dockets

1875-1935

Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before justice of the peace courts. Dockets include defendant, plaintiff, attorney, witness, and juror names; action dates and nature of cases; judgments; and statements of costs. Actions include complaints, summonses, appearances, testimonies, bonds, judgments, pleas, fines, jail terms, marriages, and writs of attachment. Civil and criminal cases include larceny, burglary, recovering money or personal property, trespassing, hunting out of season, and illegal voting. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Circuit Court Basement Storage Cage:
Justice Court Register of Action [Linkville District-with index], vol. 3, 1932-1935 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Museum:
Criminal Docket [Justice Court-Linkville-includes small claims-with index], 1917-1925 (1 volume);
[Justice Court Civil Docket Linkville District], 1899-1907 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Civil-with index], 1913 (1 volume);
Justice Docket Criminal [Linkville District-with index], 1918 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Linkville District Civil-with index], 1910-1915, 1917-1923 (9 volumes);
Justice Docket [Linkville District Criminal-with index], 1907-1921 (9 volumes);
Justice Docket [Linkville District-with index], 1875-1884 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Sprague River District-with index], 1875-1904 (1 volume);
[Justice Docket-Tule Lake District], 1895-1907 (1 volume);
Justice's Docket [Linkville District-Civil], 1885-1899 (2 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Justice Court Docket [Index-Linkville Precinct], vol. 25, 1875-1902 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Linkville Precinct], vol. 26, 1911 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Linkville Precinct], vol. 27, 1885-1890 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Linkville Precinct], vol. 28, 1890-1899 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Linkville Precinct], vol. 31, 1918 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Sprague River Precinct], vol. 24, 1875-1904 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index-Tule Lake Precinct], vol. 29, 1895-1907 (Klamath County Museum);
Justice Court Docket [Index], vol. 30, 1913 (Klamath County Museum).

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