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{{Washington-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Kitsap County'' [[Image:Wa-kitsap.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Kitsap County'''
  
== County Courthouse ==
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Guide to '''Kitsap County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== Quick History  ==
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{{WADC}}
  
'''13 July 1857:''' Renamed from Slaughter County.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Kitsap County
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| county_map = Wa-kitsap.png
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| state = Washington
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| state_map = Washington.png
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1847
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| founded date = January 16
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| seat = Port Orchard
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| building image =
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| building address = [http://www.kitsapgov.com/ Kitsap County Courthouse]<br> 614 Division Street<br> Port Orchard, WA 98366<br> Phone 360.337.7164<br>[http://www.Kitsapcounty.us/ '''Kitsap County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent Counties  ====
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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>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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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>'''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kitsap 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>1860*</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>1857</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1861</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Kitsap County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Kitsap County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Kitsap County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Record Loss  ====
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*'''Parent Counties:''' created 16 Jan 1847 as Slaughter County from [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] and [[King County, Washington|King]] Counties. Renamed 13 July 1857 from Slaughter County.
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*'''County Seat:''' Port Orchard <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:''' [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[King County, Washington|King]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Snohomish County, Washington|Snohomish]]
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Resources ===
  
[[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[King County, Washington|King]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Snohomish County, Washington|Snohomish]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== 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
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*1910  
 
*1910  
 
*1920  
 
*1920  
*1930
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*1930  
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*1940
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Bremerton  
 
*Bremerton  
 
*Port Orchard
 
*Port Orchard
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== 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.  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
Port Orchard Independent
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:*Port Orchard Independent
  
The Sun
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:*The Kitsap Sun
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:*The Bainbridge Review
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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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]]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Libraries =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Museums =====
  
Puget Sound Genealogical Society
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===== Societies  =====
  
P.O. Box 1931  
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Puget Sound Genealogical Society<br> P.O. Box 1931<br> Port Orchard, WA 98366-0805<br> (360)874-8813<br> [http://www.pusogensoc.org www.pusogensoc.org]
  
Port Orchard, WA 98366-0805
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==== Taxation  ====
  
(360)874-8813
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.pusogensoc.org www.pusogensoc.org]
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===== Birth  =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Bremerton Washington Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Kitsap|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Kitsap|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Kitsap/ Kitsap County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Kitsap/ Kitsap County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== Kitsap County Washington Genealogy References  ===
  
 
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Revision as of 21:14, 3 May 2013

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

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Kitsap County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Kitsap County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 16, 1847
County Seat Port Orchard
Courthouse
Address Kitsap County Courthouse
614 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone 360.337.7164
Kitsap County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1860*
1891*
1857
1861
1888
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Bremerton
  • Port Orchard

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

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

  • Port Orchard Independent
  • The Kitsap Sun
  • The Bainbridge Review

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

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. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Puget Sound Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1931
Port Orchard, WA 98366-0805
(360)874-8813
www.pusogensoc.org

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Kitsap 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), Kitsap County, Washington page 733, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.