Pierce County, Washington Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Pierce County Courthouse
930 Tacoma Ave South
Tacoma, WA 98402
County Auditor has marriage and land records.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records
from 1890 and adoptions records. 
Places / Localities
- Sumner Cemetery, Sumner BillionGraves
- 1890 Veterans
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Lincoln (Tacoma)
- Tacoma 6
- Tacoma Central
Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.
The News Tribune (Tacoma)
Puyallup Herald (formerly Pierce County Herald)
Tacoma Obituary Index contains more than 350,000 entries. File is complete from 1984 to the present day.
- 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
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skamania County, Washington page 734, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).