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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lewis County'''  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lewis County'''  
  
Guide to '''Lewis County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Lewis County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== 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>'''[[Lewis County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lewis 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>1847*</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>1855</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1847</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lewis County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lewis County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lewis County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' organized 21 December 1845 as an original county in the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
 
*'''Parent County:''' organized 21 December 1845 as an original county in the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
  
 
'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
 
'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
  
 
*Chehalis
 
*Chehalis
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:*Records of the America Lutheran Church, Alpha, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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==== Court Records  ====
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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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=== Places  ===
 
=== Places  ===
  
=== References  ===
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=== Lewis County Washington Genealogy References  ===
  
 
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Revision as of 03:11, 18 June 2013

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Washington
Online Records



Lewis County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Lewis County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1845
County Seat Chehalis
Courthouse
Address Lewis County Courthouse
351 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone 360.740.2704
Lewis County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1847*
1891*
1855
1855
1847
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index (part of Oregon Census)
  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1880
  • 1883
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Chehalis
Lutheran
  • Records of the America Lutheran Church, Alpha, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

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

Directories

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Lewis County Courthouse
351 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone 360.740.2704

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907
and marriage records from 1850.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1870’s. [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

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