Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman 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 Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Bar Docket Passed [includes some county court entries], vol. 4, 1932-1935 (1 volume);
County Court Bench Docket, 1889-1906 (1 volume);
Index to County Court Law Journal, vol. A, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Large Storage Room 3:
County Court Fee Book [and Register-Judicial-with index], 1889-1893 (1 volume).


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