Asotin County, Washington

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Asotin County'''<br><br>
  
== [http://www.co.asotin.wa.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Courthouse Annex <br>095 2nd St.<br>Asotin, WA 99402  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.asotin.wa.us/ Asotin County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 159 <br>Asotin, WA 99402-0159<br> Phone: 509.243.4181<br><br>County Auditor has birth and marriage records <br>from 189 1and death records 1891-1907. <br>County Clerk has divorce and probate records. <br>County Assessor has land records from 1891. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Asotin County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1883'''--Asotin County was created 27 October 1883&nbsp;from [[Garfield_County,_Washington|Garfield ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat''':&nbsp;Asotin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1883'''--Asotin County was created 27 October 1883&nbsp;from [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat''':&nbsp;Asotin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*No counties created from Asotin County.
 
*No counties created from Asotin County.
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Garfield_County,_Washington|Garfield]]
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*[[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]]  
*[[Whitman_County,_Washington|Whitman]]
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*[[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]]  
*[[Nez_Perce_County,_Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]]
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*[[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]]  
*[[Wallowa_County,_Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]
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*[[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Transcriptions of several cemeteries in Asotin County, many with a single burial, are available online at [http://www.interment.net/us/wa/asotin.htm Interment.net]. A listing of some additional cemeteries of Asotin County, along with some photographs of headstones, is also [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2954 available online].<br>
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==== Census  ====
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*1889
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*1890 Veterans
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*1900
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*1910
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*1930
  
 
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[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=2 Washington State Digital Archives] has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988. <br>
  
 
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*Marriages from 3 Feb 1884 to 6 Jun 1907 are available on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage index] website.
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*Washington State Digital Archives has a database of [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/TitleInfo.aspx?TID=47 Asotin Marriage Records] from 1900 to 2003.
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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 be&nbsp;found 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&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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*[http://wagenweb.org/asotin/ The Asotin County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://wagenweb.org/asotin/ The Asotin County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wa/asotin/asotin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Asotin County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wa/asotin/asotin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Asotin County.  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/wa/asotin/asotin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Asotin County. (Mirror site)
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/wa/asotin/asotin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Asotin County. (Mirror site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207609&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Asotin&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Asotin County.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Asotin|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Asotin County.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Asotin/ Asotin County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Asotin County Courthouse
PO Box 159
Asotin, WA 99402-0159
Phone: 509.243.4181

County Auditor has birth and marriage records
from 189 1and death records 1891-1907.
County Clerk has divorce and probate records.
County Assessor has land records from 1891. [1]

History

  • The name "Asotin" is from the Nez Perce language and means "place of eel" from the abundance of eels caught here.

Parent County

1883--Asotin County was created 27 October 1883 from Garfield County.  County seat: Asotin [2]

Boundary Changes

  • No counties created from Asotin County.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Asotin
  • Clarkston

Communities

  • Anatone
  • Clarkston Heights-Vineland
  • West Clarkston-Highland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Transcriptions of several cemeteries in Asotin County, many with a single burial, are available online at Interment.net. A listing of some additional cemeteries of Asotin County, along with some photographs of headstones, is also available online.

Census

  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriages from 3 Feb 1884 to 6 Jun 1907 are available on the Western States Marriage index website.
  • Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Asotin Marriage Records from 1900 to 2003.
  • 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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Asotin County, Washington page 732, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).