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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Franklin County'' [[Image:Wa-franklin.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Franklin County]]
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Franklin County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Franklin County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Franklin County
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| county_map = Wa-franklin.png
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| state = Washington
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| state_map = Washington.png
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| latd =  
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = November 28
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| seat = Pasco
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| building image =  
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| building address = [http://www.Franklincounty.us/ '''Franklin County Website'''] }}
  
'''1883'''--Franklin County was created 28 November 1883&nbsp;from [[Whitman_County,_Washington|Whitman ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Pasco <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1880</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1884</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1874</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Franklin County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Franklin County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Franklin County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 28 November 1883 from [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]]  
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*'''County Seat:''': Pasco <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Census ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*1885
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*1887
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*1890 Veterans
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*1900
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
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*1940
  
*[[Adams_County,_Washington|Adams]]
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==== Church Records  ====
*[[Benton_County,_Washington|Benton]]
 
*[[Columbia_County,_Washington|Columbia]]
 
*[[Grant_County,_Washington|Grant]]
 
*[[Walla_Walla_County,_Washington|Walla Walla]]
 
*[[Whitman_County,_Washington|Whitman]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
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===== Japanese  =====
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World War II Files, 1942-1946
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Public Welfare/Social Security Department, ([http://digitalarchives.wa.gov/Collections/TitleInfo/486 Japanese Internment]) Assistance Cases, Evacuee Referrals for Resettlement and Assistance, 1945-1946 from the Washington State Archives – Digital Archives
  
==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Some military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives].
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=2 Washington State Digital Archives] has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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Franklin County Auditor has birth, death and burial records 1891-1910, marriage records from 1891; land records. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1891. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Basin City Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Columbia Basin Washington Family History Center|Columbia Basin Washington Family History Center]][[Columbia Basin Washington Family History Center|r]]
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*[[Pasco Washington Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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*The [http://www.crehst.org/ Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology] (CREHST) is a museum and science center created to tell the dynamic story of the Columbia Basin and surrounding region." It features an excellent exhibit and materials available on the Hanford project and the huge influx of people to support it starting in the 1940's and continuing through today. Two collections of interest specifically to genealogists are their photos collections (indexes for [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Marlins/Marlins.shtml Marlin's Columbia Photography], [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Northlight/Northlight.shtml North Light Studio] and [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Wendland/Wendland.shtml Wendland Studio]) and their collection of General Electric Company newsletters. Both these collections contain information on residents of Franklin County.
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===== Societies  =====
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*The [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org Tri-City Genealogical Society] has an extensive collection of local and regional resources as well as references for other areas. Check their [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:libraries resources page] for an updated list of their holdings. They also provide genealogical help at the Mid-Columbia Library, have [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php?id=tcgs:search online resources], and [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:research conduct local research] for a small fee.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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*Marriages from 25 Aug 1892 to 24 Oct 1906 are available on the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.
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===== Death  =====
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A&nbsp;transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
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==== Websites  ====
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Franklin/ Franklin County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org Tri-City Genealogical Society] (TCGS) has online data for Benton and Franklin Counties.
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=== Places ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Franklin County Washington Genealogy References ===
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207645&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Franklin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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<references /> {{Washington|Washington}}
  
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Franklin_County,_Washington]]
 
[[Category:Franklin_County,_Washington]]

Revision as of 13:48, 14 June 2013

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Guide to Franklin County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Franklin County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 28, 1883
County Seat Pasco
Courthouse
Address Franklin County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1890*
1891*
1880
1884
1874
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Japanese

World War II Files, 1942-1946

Public Welfare/Social Security Department, (Japanese Internment) Assistance Cases, Evacuee Referrals for Resettlement and Assistance, 1945-1946 from the Washington State Archives – Digital Archives

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Franklin County Auditor has birth, death and burial records 1891-1910, marriage records from 1891; land records.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1891. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
  • The Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology (CREHST) is a museum and science center created to tell the dynamic story of the Columbia Basin and surrounding region." It features an excellent exhibit and materials available on the Hanford project and the huge influx of people to support it starting in the 1940's and continuing through today. Two collections of interest specifically to genealogists are their photos collections (indexes for Marlin's Columbia Photography, North Light Studio and Wendland Studio) and their collection of General Electric Company newsletters. Both these collections contain information on residents of Franklin County.
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at FamilySearch Record Search, no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.

Websites

Places

Franklin County Washington Genealogy References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Washington page 732, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.