Pend Oreille County, Washington

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Pend Oreille County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.pendoreilleco.org/county/ Pend Oreille County Courthouse]<br>625 W 4th PO Box 5020<br>Newport, WA 99156-5000<br>Phone: 509.447.2435<br><br>County Auditor has birth, marriage and land records from 1911. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1911. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pend Oreille County, Washington page 734, {{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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1911'''--Pend Oreille County was created 1 March 1911&nbsp;from [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Newport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1911'''--Pend Oreille County was created 1 March 1911&nbsp;from [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] County<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.</ref>. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Newport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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No changes to county's boundaries.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cusick,_Washington Cusick], zip code 99119, population 207
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ione,_Washington Ione,] zip code 99139, population 479
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaline,_Washington Metaline], zip code 99152, population 173
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaline_Falls,_Washington Metaline Falls], zip code 99153, population 238
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*[http://www.newport-wa.org/ Newport], zip code 99156, population 2126
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usk,_Washington Usk], zip code&nbsp;99180
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Kalispel Indian Reservation (Washington)|Kalispel Indian Reservation]] is located in Pend Oreille County.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Spokane Indians|Spokane]] | [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] | '''Idaho''' counties:[[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner]] | [[Boundary County, Idaho|Boundary]]
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[[Spokane Indians|Spokane]] | [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] | '''Idaho''' counties: [[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner]] | [[Boundary County, Idaho|Boundary]]&nbsp;| [http://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/British_Columbia British Columbia] (to the north)
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.wagenweb.org/pendor/cemetery.htm US GenWeb Pend Oreille list] of cemeteries and available extractions.
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[http://www.interment.net/us/wa/pend_oreille.htm Internment.net] listing of cemeteries
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==== Census<br>  ====
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The 1910 Population Census is available at Washington State Digital Archives, [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch], and [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]$ and at Heritage Quest.
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The 1920 Population Census is available at [http://familysearch.org/ Family Search] and [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]$ and at Heritage Quest.
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The 1930 Population Census is available at [http://www.familysearch.org/ Family Search] and&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]$
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The 1940 Population Census is available at [http://www.familysearch.org/ Family Search] and&nbsp;[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]$<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/archives_eastern.aspx Washington State Archives, Cheney] holds many county court records from 1911 to the 1970s and later years.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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Land records prior to 1911 held by the [http://www.co.stevens.wa.us/ Stevens County Auditor]. Records have been digitized and are available upon request.
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[http://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/archives_eastern.aspx Washington State Archives, Cheney] holds the&nbsp;1912-1919 plat books and description.and the list of forest lands and Indian lands acquired by the Federal government, 1913-1939&nbsp;Board of Equalization correspondence and assessment review.<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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Steele, Richard F. ''Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, State of Washington'', published 1904.&nbsp;
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Pend Oreille County history on [http://www.historylink.org HistoryLink.org] article 7618.
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Numerous local history books are available at the [http://www.pocmuseum.org/books.html Pend Oreille County Museum store].&nbsp;
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/washington/wa-crams/stevens.jpg Cram's 1909 map of Washington] cropped to show Stevens County, which included Pend Oreille County.
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Current [http://www.porta-us.com/pages/maps/poc_map.asp Pend Oreille County map].
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Naturalization ====
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==== Naturalization ====
[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. <br>  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://pendoreillerivervalley.com/ The Miner] (Newport)
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[http://www.newgs.org/cpage.php?pt=24 Northeast Washington Genealogical Society listing] of available historic newspapers. Scroll to bottom of page for Pend Oreille County newspapers.
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[http://www.sos.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx Washington State Library has online historic newspapers]. Search for Colville Mines for 1850s references to Pend Oreille mines and mining activities.
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[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Colville Stateman-Examiner newspapers] prior to creation of the county will have references to Pend Oreille people and towns.
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[[crossroadsarchive.net|Crossroads on the Columbia]] has 1890s newspapers from the Colville area, which cover the Pend Oreille area on occasion.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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The [http://www.stevenscountyhistoricalsociety.org/ SCHS] has the Stevens County Assessor's personal property tax assessment ledgers for 1898 to 1906. Images of the 1898 ledger are viewable on the [http://www.crossroadsarchive.net/ Crossroads on the Columbia] project.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Marriages from 12 Jul 1911 to 22 Sep 1915 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] website.
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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://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/archives_eastern.aspx Washington State Archives, Cheney] holds the 1914-1980 birth records, 1911 -1947&nbsp;Marriage Register, 2 vols.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207738&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Pend+Oreille&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Pend+Oreille|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Pend_Oreille/ Pend Oreille County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.stevenscountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Stevens County Historical Society]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.pocmuseum.org/ Pend Oreille County Museum]
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*[http://www.newgs.org/ Northeast Washington Genealogical Society]
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*[http://wagenweb.org/pendor/ US GenWeb Pend Oreille County]
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*[http://www.porta-us.com/pages/home/default.asp Pend Oreille River Tourism Alliance]
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*[http://www.cuttertheatre.com/ Cutter Theatre], Metaline Falls
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*[http://crossroadsarchive.net/ Crossroads on the Columbia] Preserve America project
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== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Pend Oreille County Courthouse
625 W 4th PO Box 5020
Newport, WA 99156-5000
Phone: 509.447.2435

County Auditor has birth, marriage and land records from 1911.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1911. [1]

History

Parent County

1911--Pend Oreille County was created 1 March 1911 from Stevens County[2].  County seat: Newport [3]

Boundary Changes

No changes to county's boundaries.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cusick, zip code 99119, population 207
  • Ione, zip code 99139, population 479
  • Metaline, zip code 99152, population 173
  • Metaline Falls, zip code 99153, population 238
  • Newport, zip code 99156, population 2126
  • Usk, zip code 99180

Indian Reservation

The Kalispel Indian Reservation is located in Pend Oreille County.

Neighboring Counties

Spokane | Stevens | Idaho counties: Bonner | Boundary | British Columbia (to the north)

Resources

Cemeteries

US GenWeb Pend Oreille list of cemeteries and available extractions.

Internment.net listing of cemeteries

Census

The 1910 Population Census is available at Washington State Digital Archives, FamilySearch, and Ancestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest.

The 1920 Population Census is available at Family Search and Ancestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest.

The 1930 Population Census is available at Family Search and Ancestry.com$

The 1940 Population Census is available at Family Search and Ancestry.com$

Church

Washington State Archives, Cheney holds many county court records from 1911 to the 1970s and later years. 

Court

Land

Land records prior to 1911 held by the Stevens County Auditor. Records have been digitized and are available upon request.

Washington State Archives, Cheney holds the 1912-1919 plat books and description.and the list of forest lands and Indian lands acquired by the Federal government, 1913-1939 Board of Equalization correspondence and assessment review.

Local Histories

Steele, Richard F. Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, State of Washington, published 1904. 

Pend Oreille County history on HistoryLink.org article 7618.

Numerous local history books are available at the Pend Oreille County Museum store

Maps

Cram's 1909 map of Washington cropped to show Stevens County, which included Pend Oreille County.

Current Pend Oreille County map.

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

The Miner (Newport)

Northeast Washington Genealogical Society listing of available historic newspapers. Scroll to bottom of page for Pend Oreille County newspapers.

Washington State Library has online historic newspapers. Search for Colville Mines for 1850s references to Pend Oreille mines and mining activities.

Colville Stateman-Examiner newspapers prior to creation of the county will have references to Pend Oreille people and towns.

Crossroads on the Columbia has 1890s newspapers from the Colville area, which cover the Pend Oreille area on occasion. 

Probate

Taxation

The SCHS has the Stevens County Assessor's personal property tax assessment ledgers for 1898 to 1906. Images of the 1898 ledger are viewable on the Crossroads on the Columbia project.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pend Oreille County, Washington page 734, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).