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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Marks and Brands Records

1883-1959

Series documents the registration of marks and brands by livestock owners and logging interests in order to clearly establish ownership. Records include registers and certificates. Information includes owner's name and address; diagram of animal showing location and style of mark and brand; written description of mark and brand; and filing date. Types of livestock registered include horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Log brands are also documented.

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Record of Marks and Brands [with index], vol. 2, 1909-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Civil Section Area:
Brands [Certificate of Registration-Livestock-photostats], ca.1950-ca.1959 (.40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Museum:
[Certificate of Registration of Marks and Brands], 1915-1926 (1 volume);
Index Brands, n.d. (1 binder);
Log Brands [Record-with index], 1907-1935 (1 volume);
Marks & Brands [Record-with index], 1904-1909 (1 volume);
Record of Marks and Brands [with index], vol. 1, 1883-1904 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Record of Marks and Brands [Index], 1894 (Klamath County Museum);
Record of Marks and Brands [Index], 1904-1909 (Klamath County Museum);
Record of Marks and Brands [Index], 1918-1925 (Klamath County Museum);
Record of Marks and Brands [Index], vol. 1, 1883-1904 (Klamath County Museum).

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