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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Lincoln County'' [[Image:Wa-lincoln.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Lincoln County]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lincoln County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lincoln County
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = November 24
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| seat = davenport
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| building address = [http://www.co.lincoln.wa.us/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br> 450 Logan Street; PO Box 369<br>Davenport, WA 99122<br> Ph. 509.725.1401<br>[http://www.Lincolncounty.us/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.lincoln.wa.us/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br> 450 Logan Street; PO Box 369<br>Davenport, WA 99122<br> Ph. 509.725.1401<br><br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,<br> marriage and land records from 1891. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, Washington page 733, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1883'''--Lincoln County was created 24 November 1883 from Spokane County. County seat: Sprague (1884-1896) and Davenport (1896-present).  
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'''1883'''--Lincoln County was created 24 November 1883&nbsp;from [[Spokane County, Washington|Spokane]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Davenport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Ferry County, Washington|Ferry]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[Spokane County, Washington|Spokane]] | [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=111839 Odessa Cemetery, Odessa] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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*1889
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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
  
 
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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>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*Marriages from 29 Jan 1884 to 30 Jan 1887 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] website.
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;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&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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Davenport Washington Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207722&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this county.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Lincoln/ Lincoln County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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== References  ==
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Lincoln County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 24, 1883
County Seat davenport
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
450 Logan Street; PO Box 369
Davenport, WA 99122
Ph. 509.725.1401
Lincoln County Website


County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
450 Logan Street; PO Box 369
Davenport, WA 99122
Ph. 509.725.1401

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,
marriage and land records from 1891.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1883--Lincoln County was created 24 November 1883 from Spokane County.  County seat: Davenport [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Ferry | Grant | Okanogan | Spokane | Stevens | Whitman

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriages from 29 Jan 1884 to 30 Jan 1887 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index website.
  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln 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).
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