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{{Washington-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Klickitat County'' [[Image:Wa-klickitat.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Klickitat County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Klickitat County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{WADC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Klickitat County
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| county_map = Wa-klickitat.png
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1859
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| founded date = December 20
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| seat = Goldendale
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| building image =
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| building address = [http://www.klickitatcounty.org/ Klickitat County Courthouse]<br>205 S Columbus Avenue Room 204<br>Goldendale, WA 98620<br>Phone 509.773.4559<br>[http://www.Klickitatcounty.us/ '''Klickitat County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1859'''--Klickitat County was created 20 December 1859&nbsp;from [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Goldendale <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  ===
  
A county history summary is available at:&nbsp;[http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7800 http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&amp;file_id=7800]  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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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>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867*</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>1863</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1880</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Klickitat County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Klickitat County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Klickitat County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 20 December 1859 from [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] County
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*'''County seat:''' Goldendale <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:''' [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]], [[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam]], [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River]], [[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow]], [[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman]], [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]], [[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco]], [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
 
 
==== Indian Reservation  ====
 
 
 
The [[Yakama Indian Reservation (Washington)|Yakama Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
  
*[[Benton County, Washington|Benton]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
*[[Gilliam County, Oregon|Gilliam County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Morrow County, Oregon|Morrow County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Sherman County, Oregon|Sherman County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]
 
*[[Wasco County, Oregon|Wasco County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*1930  
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*1940
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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===== American Indian  =====
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The [[Yakama Indian Reservation (Washington)|Yakama Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.
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===== Japanese  =====
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World War II Files, 1942-1946
  
==== Church  ====
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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
  
==== Court ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History ====
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A county history summary is available at [http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7800 http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&amp;file_id=7800]
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{WA Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== 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].  
 
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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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{WA Probate Intro|Klickitat}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.klickitatcounty.org/ Klickitat County Courthouse]<br>205 S Columbus Avenue Room 204<br>Goldendale, WA 98620<br>Phone 509.773.4559<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. <br>County Auditor has marriage records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Klickitat 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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*[[Goldendale Washington Family History Center]]
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===== Societies =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*Marriages from 20 Aug 1867 to&nbsp;???? are available from the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] website.  
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===== Birth  =====
*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1454923;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A&nbsp;transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
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===== Marriage  =====
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*Marriages beginning 20 Aug 1867 are available from the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] website.
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===== Death =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960''' A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207711&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Klickitat&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Klickitat|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Klickitat/ Klickitat County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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=== Places  ===
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'''Indian Reservation'''
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The [[Yakama Indian Reservation (Washington)|Yakama Indian Reservation]] is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.
  
== References  ==
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=== Klickitat County Washington Genealogy References  ===
  
<references />
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<references />{{Washington|Washington}}
  
 
[[Category:Klickitat_County,_Washington]]
 
[[Category:Klickitat_County,_Washington]]

Revision as of 01:31, 11 July 2013

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

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Klickitat County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Klickitat County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 20, 1859
County Seat Goldendale
Courthouse
Address Klickitat County Courthouse
205 S Columbus Avenue Room 204
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone 509.773.4559
Klickitat County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1882*
1867*
1891*
1863
1882
1880
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1880
  • 1883
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Directories

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

American Indian

The Yakama Indian Reservation is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.

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

A county history summary is available at http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7800

Land and Property

Land Records reveal
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Seller (Grantor) Green check.png]]  
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Buyer (Grantee) Green check.png]]  
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Tips -or- Land Contents

Land records (especially deeds) may give the name of a spouse, heirs, and witnesses, who may be relatives or in-laws.

County deeds, mortgages, and leases show transfers from person to person. See also Court Records for actions involving real estate. See Washington Land for government-to-person records.

Maps

Migration

Military

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records identify heirs of the decedents, give the (approximate) death dates, and provide specifics about property holdings. The records were kept by the county judge.

These include wills, inheritance records, dockets, and other documents regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. See also Court Records for civil actions involving estates. Also see Washington Probate Records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Klickitat County Courthouse
205 S Columbus Avenue Room 204
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone 509.773.4559

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records.
County Auditor has marriage records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at FamilySearch Record Search, no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.

Websites

Places

Indian Reservation

The Yakama Indian Reservation is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.

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