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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Garfield County'''  
 
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Guide to '''Garfield County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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<br><br><br><br>'''Quick start:'''
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*[[Garfield County, Washington#Census|Census]]
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*[[Garfield County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]
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*[[Garfield County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]
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*[[Garfield County, Washington#Death|Death]]
  
 
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| founded year = 1881
 
| founded year = 1881
 
| founded date = November 29
 
| founded date = November 29
| seat = Pomerov
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| seat = Pomeroy
 
| building image = Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg
 
| building image = Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg
 
| building address = [http://www.co.garfield.wa.us/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 915;<br> Pomeroy, Washington 99347<br>Phone: 509.843.3731<br>[http://www.Garfieldcounty.us/ '''Garfield County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://www.co.garfield.wa.us/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 915;<br> Pomeroy, Washington 99347<br>Phone: 509.843.3731<br>[http://www.Garfieldcounty.us/ '''Garfield County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg]]  
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[http://www.co.garfield.wa.us/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 915;<br> Pomeroy, Washington 99347<br>Phone: 509.843.3731<br><br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907<br>marriage and land records from 1891 and burial records 1891-1918. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ferry 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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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Garfield 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>1892*</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>1892</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1883</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Garfield County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Garfield County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Garfield County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 29 November 1881 from [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]]  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 29 November 1881 from [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]]  
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to {{PAGENAME}} entries with names, images, or information.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Washington, Garfield|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see [[Garfield County, Washington#Archives.2C_Libraries.2C_etc.|Archives and Libraries]].}}
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*1940
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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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
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Court ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{WA Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{WA Probate Intro|Garfield}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.co.garfield.wa.us/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 915;<br> Pomeroy, Washington 99347<br>Phone: 509.843.3731<br><br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907<br>marriage and land records from 1891 and burial records 1891-1918. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ferry 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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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*'''[[Washington Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960]] '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 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.
 
*'''[[Washington Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960]] '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 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.
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Garfield/ Garfield County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Garfield/ Garfield County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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=== Garfield County Washington Genealogy References  ===
  
 
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Guide to Garfield County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Quick start:


Garfield County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Garfield County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 29, 1881
County Seat Pomeroy
Courthouse
Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg
Address Garfield County Courthouse
PO Box 915;
Pomeroy, Washington 99347
Phone: 509.843.3731
Garfield County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1892*
1891*
1892
1882
1883
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to Garfield County, Washington Genealogy entries with names, images, or information.

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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

Land Records reveal
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Tips -or- Land Contents

Land records (especially deeds) may give the name of a spouse, heirs, and witnesses, who may be relatives or in-laws.

County deeds, mortgages, and leases show transfers from person to person. See also Court Records for actions involving real estate. See Washington Land for government-to-person records.

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records identify heirs of the decedents, give the (approximate) death dates, and provide specifics about property holdings. The records were kept by the county judge.

These include wills, inheritance records, dockets, and other documents regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. See also Court Records for civil actions involving estates. Also see Washington Probate Records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Garfield County Courthouse
PO Box 915;
Pomeroy, Washington 99347
Phone: 509.843.3731

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907
marriage and land records from 1891 and burial records 1891-1918.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1882. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
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

Garfield 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), Ferry County, Washington page 732, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.