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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Okanogan County'''  
 
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Okanogan County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Okanogan County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. [[Image:{{WAOkanoganCrawfishLake}}]]
  
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== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Okanogan County
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| county_map = Wa-okanogan.png
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Okanogan
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| building image =  
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| building address = [http://www.okanogancounty.org/ Okanogan County Courthouse]<br> 149 3rd N; PO Box 72<br> Okanogan, WA 98840<br> Phone 509.422.7275<br>[http://www.Okanogancounty.us/ '''Okanogan County Website'''] }}
  
[http://www.okanogancounty.org/ Okanogan County Courthouse]<br> 149 3rd N; PO Box 72<br> Okanogan, WA 98840<br> Phone 509.422.7275<br><br> County Auditor has birth and death records<br> 1891-1908, marriage and land records from<br> 1891 &amp; patents from 1892; County Clerk has<br> divorce, probate and court records from 1896<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okanogan 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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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1899*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888*</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>1884</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Okanogan County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Okanogan County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Okanogan County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1888'''--Okanogan County was created 2&nbsp;February 1888&nbsp;from [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Okanogan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 2 February 1888 from [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] County.<ref>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.</ref>
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*'''County Seat:''' Okanogan <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:''' [[Chelan County, Washington|Chelan]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Ferry County, Washington|Ferry]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Skagit County, Washington|Skagit]] | [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Indian Reservation ====
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==== Biography ====
 
 
The [[Colville Indian Reservation (Washington)|Colville Indian Reservation]] is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
[[Chelan County, Washington|Chelan]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Ferry County, Washington|Ferry]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Skagit County, Washington|Skagit]] | [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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===== American Indian  =====
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The [[Colville Indian Reservation (Washington)|Colville Indian Reservation]] is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.
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===== Japanese  =====
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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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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*Washington State Digital Archives has a database of&nbsp;[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov./TitleInfo.aspx?TID=507 Okanogan County Birth Records]. This database contains the names of people who were born in&nbsp;Okanogan County from June 1891 – August 1913. The names were taken from the Okanogan County Register of Births.
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===== Birth  =====
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*Washington State Digital Archives has a database of [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov./TitleInfo.aspx?TID=507 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.
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===== Marriage  =====
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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.
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==== Websites  ====
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Okanogan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Okanogan/ Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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=== Archives, Libraries, etc.  ===
  
*'''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.
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==== Courthouse  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.okanogancounty.org/ Okanogan County Courthouse]<br>149 3rd N; PO Box 72<br> Okanogan, WA 98840<br> Phone 509–422–7275<br><br> County Auditor has birth and death records<br>1891-1908, marriage and land records from 1891 and patents from 1892.<br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1896. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okanogan 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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Oroville Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Oroville Washington Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Libraries ====
  
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Okanogan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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==== Museums  ====
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Okanogan/ Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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'''Indian Reservation'''
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The [[Colville Indian Reservation (Washington)|Colville Indian Reservation]] is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.
  
== References  ==
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=== Okanogan County Washington Genealogy References  ===
  
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Revision as of 20:02, 3 July 2013

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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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

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

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.

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.