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{{Washington-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Wahkiakum County'' [[Image:Wa-wahkiakum.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Wahkiakum County'''
  
== County Courthouse ==
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Guide to '''Wahkiakum County Washington genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{WADC}}
  
Originally spelled Wakiacum.  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wahkiakum County
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| county_map = Wa-wahkiakum.png
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = April 24
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| seat = Cathlamet
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| building image =
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| building address = [http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/ Wahkiakum County Courthouse]<br> 64 Main Street PO Box 116; <br>Cathlamet, WA 98612<br>Phone: 360.795.3558<br>[http://www.Wahkiakumcounty.us/ '''Wahkiakum County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1854'''--Wahkiakum County was created 24 April 1854&nbsp;from [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Cathlamet <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  ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</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>1868*</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>1858</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Wahkiakum County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Record Loss  ====
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*Originally spelled Wakiacum.
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*'''Parent County:''' created 24 April 1854 from [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]]
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*'''County Seat:''': Cathlamet <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:''' [[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | Oregon counties: [[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]]
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Resources ===
  
[[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | '''Oregon''' counties: [[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*1940
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== 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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/ Wahkiakum County Courthouse]<br> 64 Main Street PO Box 116; <br>Cathlamet, WA 98612<br>Phone: 360.795.3558<br><br>County Auditor has birth records 1891-1907 <br>and marriage records from from 1891.<br>County Clerk has burial, divorce, probate, court<br>and land records from 1868. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wahkiakum 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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==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1454923;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 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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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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.
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Wahkiakum|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Wahkiakum|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Wahkiakum/ Wahkiakum County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Wahkiakum/ Wahkiakum County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== Wahkiakum County Washington Genealogy References  ===
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[[Category:Wahkiakum,_Washington]]
 
[[Category:Wahkiakum,_Washington]]

Revision as of 21:06, 3 May 2013

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

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Online Records



Wahkiakum County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Wahkiakum County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 24, 1854
County Seat Cathlamet
Courthouse
Address Wahkiakum County Courthouse
64 Main Street PO Box 116;
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360.795.3558
Wahkiakum County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1868*
1891*
1858
1852
1890
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1854
  • 1857
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1892
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Wahkiakum County Courthouse
64 Main Street PO Box 116;
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360.795.3558

County Auditor has birth records 1891-1907
and marriage records from from 1891.
County Clerk has burial, divorce, probate, court
and land records from 1868. [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 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

Places

Wahkiakum 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), Wahkiakum County, Washington page 734, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.