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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Kitsap County'''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Washington|Washington]]&nbsp;&gt; Kitsap County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.kitsapgov.com/ Kitsap County Courthouse]<br> 614 Division Street<br> Port Orchard, WA 98366<br> Phone 360.337.7164<br><br>County Auditor has birth records 1891-1907, death record<br> 1892-1907 and marriage records from 1892. <br>County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1888, probate and<br> adoption records from 1861 and land records from 1857. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kitsap County, Washington page 733, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Quick History  ==
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'''13 July 1857:''' Renamed from Slaughter County.
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==== Parent Counties  ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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'''16 Jan 1847:''' Kitsap County was created as Slaughter County from [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] and&nbsp;[[King County, Washington|King]] Counties. '''County seat''': Port Orchard <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[King County, Washington|King]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Snohomish County, Washington|Snohomish]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=111775 K P Cemetery, Port Orchard] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=111871 Poulsbo Cemetery, Poulsbo] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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*1860
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*1870
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*1880
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*1890 Veterans
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*1900
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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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*Bremerton
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*Port Orchard
  
 
==== 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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Port Orchard Independent
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The Kitsap Sun
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The Bainbridge Review
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Puget Sound Genealogical Society
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P.O. Box 1931
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Port Orchard, WA 98366-0805
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(360)874-8813
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[http://www.pusogensoc.org www.pusogensoc.org]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Bremerton Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Poulsbo Washington Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Kitsap|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Kitsap/ Kitsap County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Kitsap_County,_Washington]]

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County Courthouse

Kitsap County Courthouse
614 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone 360.337.7164

County Auditor has birth records 1891-1907, death record
1892-1907 and marriage records from 1892.
County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1888, probate and
adoption records from 1861 and land records from 1857. [1]

Quick History

13 July 1857: Renamed from Slaughter County.

Parent Counties

16 Jan 1847: Kitsap County was created as Slaughter County from Jefferson and King Counties. County seat: Port Orchard [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Island | Jefferson | King | Mason | Pierce | Snohomish

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Bremerton
  • Port Orchard

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

Port Orchard Independent

The Kitsap Sun

The Bainbridge Review

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Puget Sound Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 1931

Port Orchard, WA 98366-0805

(360)874-8813

www.pusogensoc.org

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kitsap County, Washington page 733, 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).