Kitsap County, Washington Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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 [1]

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 Sun

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