Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla County Records Inventory

Justice Court Dockets


Series documents criminal and civil cases brought before justice of the peace courts. Dockets include defendant, plaintiff, attorney, witness, and juror names; action dates and nature of cases; judgments; and statements of costs. Actions include complaints, summonses, appearances, testimonies, bonds, judgments, pleas, fines, jail terms, marriages, and writs of attachment. Civil and criminal cases include larceny, burglary, recovering money or personal property, trespassing, hunting out of season, and illegal voting. Justice court records have been inventoried through 1940. For information on more recent records, contact the local justice court.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Civil Docket [East Pendleton District], 1899-1906 (1 volume);
Criminal Docket East Pendleton District, 1899-1903 (1 volume);
Criminal Docket Pendleton District, 1906-1913 (2 volumes);
Justice Court Criminal Docket [North Pendleton Precinct], 1887-1889 (1 volume);
Justice Court Docket [Pendleton District-with index], 1902-1905 (1 volume);
Justice Docket Civil [South Pendleton District-with index], 1897-1900 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Main Basement Vault:
Civil Docket Pendleton District [with index], 1916-1918 (1 volume); 1921-1923 (1 volume);
Fee Book Circuit Court [Justice Court Docket East Pendleton District-with index], vol. 1, 1894-1895 (1 volume);
Justice Court Docket Civil, vol. 6, 1937-1941 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Stanfield], 1933-1942 (2 volumes);
Ledger Justice Court [East Pendleton Precinct Docket], 1890-1894 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Records Storage Building, Trial Court Front Room:
Criminal Docket Pendleton District, 1913-1920, 1925-1927 (4 volumes);
Criminal Docket Pendleton District [with index], 1920-1924, 1930-1932 (5 volumes).

Records at the Umatilla County Criminal Justice Center, Sheriff's Archives Room:
Justice Docket [District No. 34-with index], 1940-1942 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Historical Society:
Civil Docket Pendleton District [Justice Court-with index], 1906-1912 (1 volume); 1912-1916 (1 volume); 1918-1921 (1 volume); 1923-1924 (1 volume); 1930-1937 (1 volume);
Criminal Docket [Justice Court-Pendleton District], 1887-1890 (1 volume);
[Justice Court Criminal Docket-Pendleton District], 1882-1887 (1 volume);
Justice Court Docket Criminal [with index], 1938-1946 (1 volume);
Justice Docket Criminal [Pendleton District-with index], vol. 2, 1903-1906 (1 volume);
Justice Docket [Hermiston District-with index], 1917-1924 (1 volume); 1924-1929 (1 volume); 1933-1938 (1 volume); 1940-1941 (1 volume);
Justice Docket Small Claims [Pendleton District-with index], 1916-ca.1925 (1 volume);
Small Claims Docket [Pendleton District Justice Court-with index], 1928-1947 (1 volume);
Vault Index County Court Papers & Transcripts Justice Court Civil Action, vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume).


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