Washington Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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The key genealogical facts found in birth index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in birth index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the child
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*Name of the child  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Birth date
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*Birth date  
*Birthplace
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*Birthplace  
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the bride and groom
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*Name of the bride and groom  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Marriage date
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*Marriage date  
*Marriage place
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*Marriage place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the deceased
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*Name of the deceased  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Name of the spouse (if married)
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*Name of the spouse (if married)  
*Death or burial date
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*Death or burial date  
*Death or burial place
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*Death or burial place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
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== Sources of This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of This Collection  ==
  
Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:
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Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  
  
*Family Records
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*Family Records  
*Church Records
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*Church Records  
 
*Civil Registration
 
*Civil Registration
  
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Revision as of 23:41, 25 March 2010

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1880 through 1952.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Washington. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored this index to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Washington.

Record Description

The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:

  • Name of the bride and groom
  • Names of the parents
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Name of the spouse (if married)
  • Death or burial date
  • Death or burial place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

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Sources of This Collection

Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

How to Cite This Source

Instructions for citing this source can be found at: Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)