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=== Welcome to Washington, The Evergreen State  ===
 
=== Welcome to Washington, The Evergreen State  ===
  
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== Counties  ==
 
== Counties  ==
  
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*[[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
 
*[[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
  
|}Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Chehalis County, Washington|Chehalis]] | [[Sawamish County, Washington|Sawamish]] | [[Slaughter County, Washington|Slaughter]] | [[Vancouver County, Washington|Vancouver]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Chehalis County, Washington|Chehalis]] | [[Sawamish County, Washington|Sawamish]] | [[Slaughter County, Washington|Slaughter]] | [[Vancouver County, Washington|Vancouver]]  
  
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*[[Orting, Washington USA Soldiers Home Applications]]
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*[[Orting, Washington USA Soldiers Home Applications]]  
*[[Index to Naturalization Records (Digitized Collection within the State Archives of Washington)]]
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*[[Index to Naturalization Records (Digitized Collection within the State Archives of Washington)]]  
 
*[[Naturalization Records (Digitized Collection within the State Archives of Washington)]]
 
*[[Naturalization Records (Digitized Collection within the State Archives of Washington)]]
  
== Did You Know? ==
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*Washington is a public land state. The area that now comprises the state was part of the public domain and was administered by the federal government through local land offices under the direction of the General Land Office (GLO), later known as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The first land office in Washington was established at Olympia in 1855.  
 
*Washington is a public land state. The area that now comprises the state was part of the public domain and was administered by the federal government through local land offices under the direction of the General Land Office (GLO), later known as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The first land office in Washington was established at Olympia in 1855.  
*In the early 1800s, traders and trappers came from Canada, Russia, Latin America, and the United States into what is now [[Oregon|Oregon]] and Washington.
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*In the early 1800s, traders and trappers came from Canada, Russia, Latin America, and the United States into what is now [[Oregon|Oregon]] and Washington.  
*In 1811 The American Fur Company, owned by John Jacob Astor, an American, established the first white settlement at Astoria, Oregon.
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*In 1811 The American Fur Company, owned by John Jacob Astor, an American, established the first white settlement at Astoria, Oregon.  
*Most early settlements of the 1830s and 1840s were in the Willamette Valley.
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*Most early settlements of the 1830s and 1840s were in the Willamette Valley.  
*In 1843 more than 900 emigrants came to Washington Territory from [[Arkansas|Arkansas]], [[Illinois|Illinois]], [[Iowa|Iowa]], and [[Missouri|Missouri]].
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*In 1843 more than 900 emigrants came to Washington Territory from [[Arkansas|Arkansas]], [[Illinois|Illinois]], [[Iowa|Iowa]], and [[Missouri|Missouri]].  
 
*[[Washington Territory|Washington Territory]] was created February 8, 1853 from northern part of&nbsp; [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]] north of the Columbia River in the west, and north of the 46th parallel east of the Columbia River.
 
*[[Washington Territory|Washington Territory]] was created February 8, 1853 from northern part of&nbsp; [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]] north of the Columbia River in the west, and north of the 46th parallel east of the Columbia River.
  
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*[http://www.wagenweb.org// The Washington GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*[http://www.wagenweb.org// The Washington GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*The Washington State Genealogical Society has [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasgs/resguide.htm Resource Guides] for most counties in the state of Washington.
 
*The Washington State Genealogical Society has [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasgs/resguide.htm Resource Guides] for most counties in the state of Washington.
 
  
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*[[Washington Introduction|'''Introduction''']]
 
*[[Washington Native Races|American Indians]]  
 
*[[Washington Native Races|American Indians]]  
*[[Washington Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Washington Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Washington Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
 
*[[Washington Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
 
*[[Washington Biography|Biographies]]  
 
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*[[Washington Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
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*[[Washington Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Washington Directories|Directories]]  
*[[Washington Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Washington Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
*[[Washington Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
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*[[Washington Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]  
 
*[[Washington Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Washington Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Washington Genealogy|Genealogy]]  
 
*[[Washington Genealogy|Genealogy]]  
 
*[[Washington History|History]]  
 
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*[[Washington Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]  
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*[[Washington Maps|Maps]]  
 
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*[[Washington Military Records|Military Records]]  
 
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*[[Washington Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
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*[[Washington Societies|Societies]]  
 
*[[Washington Societies|Societies]]  
*[[Washington Taxation|Taxation]]
 
 
*[[Washington Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
*[[Washington Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Washington, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/JensenFA Sysop].
 
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Revision as of 14:46, 25 October 2010

United States > Washington

Contents

Welcome to Washington, The Evergreen State

Washington.png Washington flag.png


Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Chehalis | Sawamish | Slaughter | Vancouver

Featured Content

Did You Know?

  • Washington is a public land state. The area that now comprises the state was part of the public domain and was administered by the federal government through local land offices under the direction of the General Land Office (GLO), later known as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The first land office in Washington was established at Olympia in 1855.
  • In the early 1800s, traders and trappers came from Canada, Russia, Latin America, and the United States into what is now Oregon and Washington.
  • In 1811 The American Fur Company, owned by John Jacob Astor, an American, established the first white settlement at Astoria, Oregon.
  • Most early settlements of the 1830s and 1840s were in the Willamette Valley.
  • In 1843 more than 900 emigrants came to Washington Territory from Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri.
  • Washington Territory was created February 8, 1853 from northern part of  Oregon Territory north of the Columbia River in the west, and north of the 46th parallel east of the Columbia River.


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