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The records generally include the following information:  
 
The records generally include the following information:  
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*Amount of money exchanged as part of business transactions
 
*Amount of money exchanged as part of business transactions
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the ''"County"'' category<br>⇒ Select the ''"Record Type, Date Range and Volume"'' category which takes you to the images.  
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the ''"County"'' category<br>⇒ Select the ''"Record Type, Date Range and Volume"'' category which takes you to the images.  
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*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the soldier, the deceased, or grantor and grantees.
 
*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the soldier, the deceased, or grantor and grantees.
  
==== Using the Information ====
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==== Using the Information ====
  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information: *Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information: *Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
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*Search the indexes and records of individual counties and nearby states.
 
*Search the indexes and records of individual counties and nearby states.
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
 
[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/archives/ Washington State Archives]  
 
[http://www.secstate.wa.gov/archives/ Washington State Archives]  
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
 
*[[Washington Vital Records]]  
 
*[[Washington Vital Records]]  
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*[[Washington Military Records]]
 
*[[Washington Military Records]]
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
  
"Washington State County Records, King, Kinsap, and Pierce Counties, 1954-1950," images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org https&nbsp;:accessed 25 April 2012). Pierce &gt; Deeds, 1899,v.146 &gt; image 3 of 643; entry for Caroline T. Lincoln and A. U. Millerentry, deed dated 10 February 1899; citing County Records,Images 3 &amp; 4; . Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch, Bellevue, Washington.  
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"Washington State County Records, King, Kinsap, and Pierce Counties, 1954-1950," images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org https&nbsp;:accessed 25 April 2012). Pierce > Deeds, 1899,v.146 > image 3 of 643; entry for Caroline T. Lincoln and A. U. Millerentry, deed dated 10 February 1899; citing County Records,Images 3 & 4; . Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch, Bellevue, Washington.  
  
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Revision as of 23:09, 16 November 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Washington, County Records, 1856-2009 .
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Record Description

The collection consists of various records including official actions, probate records, indexes, etc. The records are from various counties in Washington State, 1856-2009. This is an ongoing collection. The counties will be added to the collection as their records are available. Browse the collection to determine current record and county coverage. The following counties are available in the collection at this time:

  • Adams
  • Asotin
  • Benton
  • Chelan
  • Columbia
  • Douglas
  • Franklin
  • Lincoln
  • Pend Oreille
  • Pierce
  • Spokane
  • Stevens
  • Walla Walla
  • Whitman

The Washington State Archives maintains the state and local records considered to be permanently valuable.  The individual records were made to establish legal rights and to help track the population for health and taxation purposes. The state collection was created to insure that the records are retained and archived properly.  The information is generally reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant. Some transcription errors may have occurred. 

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

County clerks in Washington. Washington State County records. Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch, Bellevue, Washington.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

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