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| building address = [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>[http://www.Grantcounty.us/ '''Grant County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [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>[http://www.Grantcounty.us/ '''Grant County Website'''] }}  
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
[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 records from 1909. <br>County Clerk has 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>
 
 
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 24 February 1909 from [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]]  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 24 February 1909 from [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]]  
 
*'''County Seat:''': Ephrata <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat:''': Ephrata <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[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]]  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[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]]
  
 
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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.  
 
[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.  
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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 records from 1909. <br>County Clerk has 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>
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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]]
  
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*'''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://www.familysearch.org/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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*'''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://www.familysearch.org/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.
*[[Ephrata Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Moses Lake Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Quincy Washington Family History Center]]
 
  
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grant/ Grant County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grant/ Grant County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Coulee City  
 
Coulee City  

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Grant County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1909
County Seat Ephrata
Courthouse
Address Grant County Courthouse
35 C Street NW PO Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823-0037
Phone 509.754.2011
Grant County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grand Coulee

Court Records

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

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

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. [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

Coulee City

Ephrata

George

Grand Coulee

Mattawa

Moses Lake

Quincy

Royal City

Soap Lake

Warden

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