Lewis County, Washington Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1845'''--Lewis County was created 21 December 1845 as an original county.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Chehalis <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845'''--Lewis County was created 21 December 1845 as an original county.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Chehalis <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  ====
 
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[[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
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[[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
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*Chehalis
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1845--Lewis County was created 21 December 1845 as an original county.  County seat: Chehalis [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cowlitz | Grays Harbor | Pacific | Pierce | Skamania | Thurston | Wahkiakum | Yakima

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index  (part of Oregon Census)
  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1880
  • 1883
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Chehalis

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Web Sites

References

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