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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Grays Harbor County'' [[Image:Wa-graysharbor.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Grays Harbor County]]  
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{{Washington-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Grays Harbor County'' [[Image:Wa-graysharbor.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
  
'''15 March 1915:''' Renamed from [[Chehalis_County,_Washington|Chehalis]] County.  
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'''15 March 1915:''' Renamed from [[Chehalis County, Washington|Chehalis]] County.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]]
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[[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Harbor (Grays)
 
*Harbor (Grays)
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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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Some military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives].  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Marriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.
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Marriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://users.techline.com/ghgs/ Grays Harbor Genealogy Society]
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[http://users.techline.com/ghgs/ Grays Harbor Genealogy Society]  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Grays_Harbor_County,_Washington]]
 
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Revision as of 20:05, 26 August 2010

Template:Washington-stubUnited States > Washington > Grays Harbor County
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County Courthouse

Quick History

15 March 1915: Renamed from Chehalis County.

Parent County

14 April 1854: Grays Harbor was created 14 April 1854 the Washington Territory. County seat: Montesano [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jefferson | Lewis | Mason | Pacific | Thurston

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Prior to renaming in 1915, the census can be found under the name of Chehalis County.

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Harbor (Grays)

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the Western States Marriage Index website.

Societies and Libraries

Grays Harbor Genealogy Society

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).