Franklin County, Washington Genealogy

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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
The Tri-City Genealogical Society has an extensive collection of local and regional resources as well as references for other areas. Check their [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:libraries resources page] for an updated list of their holdings. They also provide genealogical help at the Mid-Columbia Library, have [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php?id=tcgs:search online resources], and [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:research conduct local research] for a small fee.<br>  
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*The [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org Tri-City Genealogical Society] has an extensive collection of local and regional resources as well as references for other areas. Check their [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:libraries resources page] for an updated list of their holdings. They also provide genealogical help at the Mid-Columbia Library, have [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php?id=tcgs:search online resources], and [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/wiki/doku.php/tcgs:research conduct local research] for a small fee.<br>
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*The [http://www.crehst.org/ Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology] (CREHST) is a museum and science center created to tell the dynamic story of the Columbia Basin and surrounding region." It features an excellent exhibit and materials available on the Hanford project and the huge influx of people to support it starting in the 1940's and continuing through today. Two collections of interest specifically to genealogists are their photos collections (indexes for [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Marlins/Marlins.shtml Marlin's Columbia Photography], [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Northlight/Northlight.shtml North Light Studio] and [http://www.tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/PUBLICATIONS/Wendland/Wendland.shtml Wendland Studio]) and their collection of General Electric Company newsletters. Both these collections contain information on residents of Franklin County.<br>
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1883--Franklin County was created 28 November 1883 from Whitman County.  County seat: Pasco [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Benton | Columbia | Grant | Walla Walla | Whitman

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

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 25 Aug 1892 to 24 Oct 1906 are available on the Western States Marriage Index website.
  • 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).