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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Grant County'''
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.grant.wa.us/index.aspx Grant County Courthouse]<br> 35 C Street NW PO Box 37<br> Ephrata, WA 98823-0037<br> Phone 509.754.2011<br><br> County Auditor has marriage and land<br> records from 1909; County Clerk has<br> divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, Washington page 732, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1909'''--Grant County was created 24 February 1909 from Douglas County. County seat: Ephrata.
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'''1909'''--Grant County was created 24 February 1909&nbsp;from [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Ephrata <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Coulee City
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Ephrata<br>
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George
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Grand Coulee
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Mattawa
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Moses Lake
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Quincy
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Royal City
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Soap Lake
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Warden
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Kittitas County, Washington|Kittitas]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Yakima]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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BillionGraves:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148768 Guardian Angels Cemetery, Moses Lake]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148549 Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, Moses Lake]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148689 Royal Memorial Gardens, Royal City]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148767 Sunset Memorial Gardens, Warden]
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==== Census  ====
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Grand Coulee
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization  ====
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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. <br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ephrata Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Moses Lake Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Quincy Washington Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207654&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Grant&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this county.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grant/ Grant County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:38, 29 November 2012

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County Courthouse

Grant County Courthouse
35 C Street NW PO Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823-0037
Phone 509.754.2011

County Auditor has marriage and land
records from 1909; County Clerk has
divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1909--Grant County was created 24 February 1909 from Douglas County.  County seat: Ephrata [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Coulee City

Ephrata

George

Grand Coulee

Mattawa

Moses Lake

Quincy

Royal City

Soap Lake

Warden

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Benton | Douglas | Franklin | Kittitas | Lincoln | Okanogan | Yakima

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grand Coulee

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, Washington page 732, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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