Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla County Records Inventory

Assumed Business Names Registers


Series documents the registration of business names with the county clerk or recorder. Information includes assumed business name; description of business; filing date; and business owner, notary public, witness, clerk or recorder, and deputy's name. Series may also include an index arranged alphabetically by business name. Businesses which were registered were typically automotive sales, motorcycle repair, merchandise shops, butchers, and feed stores. Since 1964, assumed business names have been filed with the Secretary of State. Assumed business names have been inventoried through 1964. For more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Business Registry Section.

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Research Room 106:
Assumed Business Names [Record-title varies-with index], vol. 1-3, 1913-1950 (3 volumes); vol. 5-6, 1957-1965 (2 volumes).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Main Basement Vault:
Assumed Business Names [Original Filings], 1947-1964 (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Umatilla County Surveyor's Office Vault, Records Office Security Microfilm Cabinet:
[Assumed Business Names Books-with index], vol. 1-3, 1913-1950 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Assumed Business Names-with index], vol. 4, 1950-1957 (1 reel of microfilm).


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