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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Jefferson County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Jefferson County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent Counties  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jefferson County
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| county_map = Wa-jefferson.png
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = December 22
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| seat = Port Townsend
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| building image =
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| building address = [http://www.co.jefferson.wa.us/commdevelopment/vision.htm Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>1820 Jefferson Street; PO Box 1220<br>Port Townsend, WA 98368-0920<br> Phone. 360.385.9125<br>[http://www.Jeffersoncounty.us/ '''Jefferson County Website'''] }}
  
'''22 December 1852: '''Jefferson County was created from [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] and [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] Counties. '''County seat''': Port Townsend <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%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson 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>1853*</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>1855</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1853</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1854</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Jefferson County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent Counties:''' created 22 December 1852 from [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] and [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] counties
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*'''County seat''': Port Townsend <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:''' [[Clallam County, Washington|Clallam]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Kitsap County, Washington|Kitsap]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]]
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
  
[[Clallam County, Washington|Clallam]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Kitsap County, Washington|Kitsap]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*1920  
 
*1920  
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*1930  
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*1940
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Directories====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land  ====
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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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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== 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].  
 
Some military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives].  
  
==== Naturalization  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
[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>
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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.  
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.co.jefferson.wa.us/commdevelopment/vision.htm Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>1820 Jefferson Street; PO Box 1220<br>Port Townsend, WA 98368-0920<br> Phone. 360.385.9125<br><br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1886, <br>probate records from 1891 and court records from 1890. <br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907 <br>and marriage records from 1853. <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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*[[Port Townsend Washington Family History Center]]
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Web Sites ==
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== Jefferson County Washington Genealogy References  ===
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Revision as of 13:52, 14 June 2013

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

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Online Records



Jefferson County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 22, 1852
County Seat Port Townsend
Courthouse
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
1820 Jefferson Street; PO Box 1220
Port Townsend, WA 98368-0920
Phone. 360.385.9125
Jefferson County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1853*
1891*
1855
1853
1854
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Washington State Digital Archives has an index to the Brinnon Cemetery located on Church Road in Jefferson County . The index includes burials from 1895 – 2003.

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1875
  • 1877
  • 1878
  • 1879
  • 1880
  • 1881
  • 1883
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1891
  • 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

Local Histories

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

Jefferson County Courthouse
1820 Jefferson Street; PO Box 1220
Port Townsend, WA 98368-0920
Phone. 360.385.9125

County Clerk has divorce records from 1886,
probate records from 1891 and court records from 1890.
County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907
and marriage records from 1853. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Jefferson 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.