Grant County, Washington Genealogy

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| building address = [http://www.co.grant.wa.us/index.aspx Grant County Courthouse]<br> 35 C Street NW PO Box 37<br> Ephrata, WA 98823-0037<br> Phone 509.754.2011<br>[http://www.Grantcounty.us/ '''Grant County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://www.co.grant.wa.us/index.aspx Grant County Courthouse]<br> 35 C Street NW PO Box 37<br> Ephrata, WA 98823-0037<br> Phone 509.754.2011<br>[http://www.Grantcounty.us/ '''Grant County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.grant.wa.us/index.aspx Grant County Courthouse]<br> 35 C Street NW PO Box 37<br> Ephrata, WA 98823-0037<br> Phone 509.754.2011<br><br> County Auditor has marriage and land records from 1909. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.co.grant.wa.us/index.aspx Grant County Courthouse]<br> 35 C Street NW PO Box 37<br> Ephrata, WA 98823-0037<br> Phone 509.754.2011<br><br> County Auditor has marriage and land records from 1909. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 24 February 1909 from [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]]  
 
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*'''County Seat:''': Ephrata <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
'''1909'''--Grant County was created 24 February 1909&nbsp;from [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Ephrata <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:''' [[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Kittitas County, Washington|Kittitas]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Yakima]]
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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Coulee City
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Ephrata<br>
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George
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Grand Coulee
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Mattawa
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Moses Lake
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Quincy
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Royal City
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Soap Lake
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Warden
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[[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Benton County, Washington|Benton]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Kittitas County, Washington|Kittitas]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Yakima]]
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==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Grand Coulee
 
*Grand Coulee
  
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==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Naturalization ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
[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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[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.  
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''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://www.familysearch.org/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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*'''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.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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*[[Quincy Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Quincy Washington Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grant/ Grant County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grant/ Grant County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places ===
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Coulee City
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Ephrata
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George
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Grand Coulee
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Mattawa
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Moses Lake
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Quincy
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Royal City
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Soap Lake
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Warden
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[[Category:Grant_County,_Washington]]
 
[[Category:Grant_County,_Washington]]

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Grant County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1909
County Seat Ephrata
Courthouse
Address Grant County Courthouse
35 C Street NW PO Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823-0037
Phone 509.754.2011
Grant County Website


Grant County Courthouse
35 C Street NW PO Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823-0037
Phone 509.754.2011

County Auditor has marriage and land records from 1909.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grand Coulee

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

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

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

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.


Family History Centers

Websites

Places

Coulee City

Ephrata

George

Grand Coulee

Mattawa

Moses Lake

Quincy

Royal City

Soap Lake

Warden

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant 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).