Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Umatilla County Records Inventory
Judgment and Execution Records
Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgment; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books. Judgment and execution records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Execution Docket [title varies], vol. 2-4, 1892-1898 (3 volumes); vol 6, 1907-1915 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket, vol. D-F, 1889-1900 (3 volumes).
Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Research Room:
Deed Record Sheriff's Deed Execution, vol. 21, 1896-1917 (1 volume).
Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Main Basement Vault:
Attorney's Order Book for Executions, vol. 3, 1910-1929 (1 volume);
Judgment Dockets, vol. B-J, ca.1875-ca.1920 (3 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Umatilla County Criminal Justice Center, Sheriff's Archives Room:
Sheriff's Execution Docket [with index], vol. 1-7, 1888-1924 (7 volumes).
Records at the Umatilla County Records Storage Building, Trial Court Front Room:
Attorney's Order Book for Executions, 1892-1909 (1 volume);
Attorney's Order Book [for Executions], vol. 1, 1885-1894 (1 volume).
Records at the Umatilla County Records Storage Building, Trial Court Back Room:
Execution Docket, vol. 2-7, 1892-1923 (4 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Umatilla County Historical Society:
Execution Docket Umatilla County, 1887-1982 (1 volume).