Jefferson County, Washington Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''22 December 1852: '''Jefferson County was created from [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] and [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] Counties. '''County seat''': Port Townsend <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''22 December 1852: '''Jefferson County was created from [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] and [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] Counties. '''County seat''': Port Townsend <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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[[Clallam County, Washington|Clallam]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Kitsap County, Washington|Kitsap]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]]
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[[Clallam County, Washington|Clallam]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Kitsap County, Washington|Kitsap]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]]  
  
 
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Some military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives].  
 
Some military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives].  
  
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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>
 
[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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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent Counties

22 December 1852: Jefferson County was created from Thurston and Lewis Counties. County seat: Port Townsend [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clallam | Grays Harbor | Island | Kitsap | Mason

Resources

Cemeteries

Washington State Digital Archives has an index to the Brinnon Cemetery located on Church Road in Jefferson County . The index includes burials from 1895 – 2003.

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1875
  • 1877
  • 1878
  • 1879
  • 1880
  • 1881
  • 1883
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1891
  • 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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).