Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

Dower Records


Series documents the division of property to be awarded to the widow or widower of a deceased spouse as determined by commissioners appointed by the county court. Information includes a description of the division of land based on survey results, commissioners' names, and report and recording dates. Reports may also include surveyor's names and fees charged.

Records at the Marion County Courthouse, County Clerk's Vault:
Record Dower, 1856-1865 (1 volume).

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