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Revision as of 15:37, 9 June 2009

United States > Washington > Pierce County
showing location of Pierce County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1852--Pierce County was created 22 December 1852 from Thurston County. County seat: Tacoma [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Tacoma

Puyallup

Sumner

Orting

Lakewood

Edgewood

Fort Lewis

Neighboring Counties

King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Lewis | Mason | Thurston | Yakima

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1878
  • 1879
  • 1880
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Lincoln (Tacoma)
  • Tacoma 6
  • Tacoma Central

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.

Newspapers

The News Tribune (Tacoma)

Puyallup Herald (formerly Pierce County Herald)


Obituaries

Tacoma Obituary Index contains more than 350,000 entries.  File is complete from 1984 to the present day.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).