Thurston County, Washington Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Many civil records have been digitized and are available through the Thurston County Clerk's Office:   
 
Many civil records have been digitized and are available through the Thurston County Clerk's Office:   
  
[http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/clerk/citizens%20guide.html http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/clerk/citizens%20guide.html]
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[http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/clerk/citizens%20guide.html http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/clerk/citizens%20guide.html]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1852'''--Thurston County was created 12 January 1852&nbsp;from [[Lewis_County,_Washington|Lewis]] county.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Olympia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1852'''--Thurston County was created 12 January 1852&nbsp;from [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] county.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Olympia <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  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]]
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[[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1860]
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1860]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1870]
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1870]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1880]
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1880]  
 
*1889  
 
*1889  
 
*1890 Veterans  
 
*1890 Veterans  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Cenus 1900]
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Cenus 1900]  
 
*1910  
 
*1910  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1488411;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1920]
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1488411;p=collectionDetails United States Census 1920]  
 
*1930
 
*1930
  
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Area map and other information from 1895:  
 
Area map and other information from 1895:  
  
[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WA/ http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WA/]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Olympia Genealogical Society:
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Olympia Genealogical Society:  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waogs/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waogs/]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waogs/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waogs/]  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Thurston_County,_Washington]]
 
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Revision as of 05:06, 28 August 2010

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Contents

County Courthouse

Many civil records have been digitized and are available through the Thurston County Clerk's Office: 

http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/clerk/citizens%20guide.html

History

Parent County

  • 1852--Thurston County was created 12 January 1852 from Lewis county.  County seat: Olympia [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Grays Harbor | Lewis | Mason | Pierce

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Olympia
  • Tenino

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Area map and other information from 1895:

http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WA/


Military

Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.

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

Olympia Genealogical Society:

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waogs/

Web Sites

References

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