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Probate cases include court actions regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. Records may locate relatives, provide death dates, and identify property. See [[Washington Probate Records]] for more information.
 
Probate cases include court actions regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. Records may locate relatives, provide death dates, and identify property. See [[Washington Probate Records]] for more information.
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1916182/waypoints Washington, Probate Records, 1851-1961] Site updated frequently. Check later if this county is not listed.
 
  
 
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Guide to Okanogan County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. [[Image:Template:WAOkanoganCrawfishLake]]

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Okanogan County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Okanogan County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1888
County Seat Okanogan
Courthouse
Address Okanogan County Courthouse
149 3rd N; PO Box 72
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone 509.422.7275
Okanogan County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1899*
1888*
1891*
1884
1888
1888
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Parent Counties

Okanogan County, Washington was created

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Template:Washington Census

  • See Washington Census for online indexes and images of US federal censuses. of: 1856, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940.
  • See statewide printed indexes, including 1856.
  • Check county indexes when online indexes fail. Created by people who knew the families of the area, they are often more accurate and they may have added insights. See periodicals and local libraries or other record holders.
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church and Religious Groups

The information given in church records depends upon the practices of each religious group. Most include the names of members, often with ages and birth places. Several give birth, christening, or blessing dates for infants. See Washington Church Records for details about various denominations.

  • Church records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed for Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy at the town level (space, then select a town) or county level (select Church topics) in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

American Indian

The Colville Indian Reservation is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.

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

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate cases include court actions regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. Records may locate relatives, provide death dates, and identify property. See Washington Probate Records for more information.

Public Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Okanogan County Birth Records. This database contains the names of people who were born in Okanogan County from June 1891 – August 1913. The names were taken from the Okanogan County Register of Births.
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

Archives, Libraries, etc.

Resources for Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy are available in libraries, archives, and other repositories at all levels: the town, the county, the state (including universities), and the nation.

See these headings for Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy details: Courthouse · FamilySearch Centers · Libraries · Museums · Other Repositories · Societies


Courthouse

Okanogan County Courthouse
149 3rd N; PO Box 72
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone 509–422–7275

County Auditor has birth and death records
1891-1908, marriage and land records from 1891 and patents from 1892.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1896. [3]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies

Places

Indian Reservation

The Colville Indian Reservation is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.

Okanogan County Washington Genealogy References

  1. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okanogan County, Washington page 733, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.