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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Skagit County'''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Skagit County'''
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Guide to '''Skagit County Washington genealogy.'''  Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| building address = [http://www.skagitcounty.net/common/asp/default.asp?d=home&c=General&p=directory.htm Skagit County Courthouse]; <br>700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837<br> Mount Vernon, WA 98273<br> Phone. 360.336.9440<br>[http://www.Skagitcounty.us/ '''Skagit County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://www.skagitcounty.net/common/asp/default.asp?d=home&c=General&p=directory.htm Skagit County Courthouse]; <br>700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837<br> Mount Vernon, WA 98273<br> Phone. 360.336.9440<br>[http://www.Skagitcounty.us/ '''Skagit County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.skagitcounty.net/common/asp/default.asp?d=home&c=General&p=directory.htm Skagit County Courthouse]; <br>700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837<br> Mount Vernon, WA 98273<br> Phone. 360.336.9440<br><br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,<br>marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1872.<br> County Clerk has divorce, probate county records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skagit County, Washington page 734, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Skagit County, Washington#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1872</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1884</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1878</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Skagit County, Washington#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Skagit County, Washington#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Skagit County, Washington#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 28 November 1883 from [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]  
 
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*'''County Seat:''' Mount Vernon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
'''1883'''--Skagit County was created 28 November 1883&nbsp;from [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Mount Vernon <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:''' [[Chelan County, Washington|Chelan]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[San Juan County, Washington|San Juan]] | [[Snohomish County, Washington|Snohomish]] | [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]
  
 
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[[Chelan County, Washington|Chelan]] | [[Island County, Washington|Island]] | [[Okanogan County, Washington|Okanogan]] | [[San Juan County, Washington|San Juan]] | [[Snohomish County, Washington|Snohomish]] | [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]
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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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*'''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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===== Courthouse  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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[http://www.skagitcounty.net/common/asp/default.asp?d=home&c=General&p=directory.htm Skagit County Courthouse]; <br>700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837<br> Mount Vernon, WA 98273<br> Phone. 360.336.9440<br><br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,<br>marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1872.<br> County Clerk has divorce, probate county records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skagit County, Washington page 734, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Mount Vernon Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Mount Vernon Washington Family History Center]]
  
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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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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Skagit|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Skagit|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Skagit/ Skagit County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Skagit/ Skagit County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Guide to Skagit County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Skagit County, Washington
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Location in the state of Washington
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Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 28, 1883
County Seat Mount Vernon
Courthouse
Address Skagit County Courthouse;
700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone. 360.336.9440
Skagit County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1891*
1891*
1891*
1872
1884
1878
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1892
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Skagit County Courthouse;
700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone. 360.336.9440

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,
marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1872.
County Clerk has divorce, probate county records from 1870. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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.

Web Sites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skagit County, Washington page 734, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.