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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Skamania County'' [[Image:Wa-skamania.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Skamania County]]
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Skamania County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Skamania County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Skamania County
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| county_map = Wa-skamania.png
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| state = Washington
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| state_map = Washington.png
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| longd =  
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Stevenson
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| building image =  
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| building address = [http://www.skamaniacounty.org/ Skamania County] Courthouse<br>240 Vancouver Avenue <br>Stevenson, WA 98648-0790<br> Phone: 509.427.9431<br>[http://www.Skamaniacounty.us/ '''Skamania County Website'''] }}
  
*'''1854'''--Skamania County was created 9 March 1854&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Stevenson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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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>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skamania County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1892*</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>1854</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1854</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1854</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Skamania County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Skamania County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Skamania County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1854 from [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]]  
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*'''County Seat:''' Stevenson <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:''' [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] | [[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Klickitat County, Washington|Klickitat]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]] | [[Hood River County, Oregon|Hood River County]], Oregon
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Clark_County,_Washington|Clark]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
*[[Cowlitz_County,_Washington|Cowlitz]]
 
*[[Hood_River_County,_Oregon|Hood River County, Oregon]]
 
*[[Klickitat_County,_Washington|Klickitat]]
 
*[[Lewis_County,_Washington|Lewis]]
 
*[[Multnomah_County,_Oregon|Multnomah]]
 
*[[Yakima_County,_Washington|Yakima]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Census ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*1860
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*1870
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*1880
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*1885
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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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*1940
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==== Church Records ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
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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
  
==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== 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  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.skamaniacounty.org/ Skamania County] Courthouse<br>240 Vancouver Avenue <br>Stevenson, WA 98648-0790<br> Phone: 509.427.9431<br> <br>County Auditor has land records<br> County Clerk has marriage records. <br>Divorce probate and court records from 1856. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skamania County, Washington page 734, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage  =====
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*Marriages from 1 Jan 1893 to 1 Jul 1900 are available on the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.
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===== Death  =====
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*'''[[Washington Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960]] '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can befound at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/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+Skamania|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Skamania/ Skamania County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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=== Places ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Skamania County Washington Genealogy References ===
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207768&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Skamania&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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<references /> {{Washington|Washington}}
  
== References  ==
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[[Category:Skamania_County,_Washington]] [[Category:Washington_(U.S._state)_counties]]
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[[Category:Skamania_County,_Washington]]
 

Revision as of 14:05, 14 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Washington Gotoarrow.png Skamania County

Guide to Skamania County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Washington
Online Records



Skamania County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Skamania County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1854
County Seat Stevenson
Courthouse
Address Skamania County Courthouse
240 Vancouver Avenue
Stevenson, WA 98648-0790
Phone: 509.427.9431
Skamania County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1893*
1892*
1891*
1854
1854
1854
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

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

Repositories

Courthouse

Skamania County Courthouse
240 Vancouver Avenue
Stevenson, WA 98648-0790
Phone: 509.427.9431

County Auditor has land records
County Clerk has marriage records.
Divorce probate and court records from 1856. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can befound 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

Places

Skamania County Washington Genealogy References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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.