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Guide to Whitman County Washington genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Whitman County, Washington|
Location in the state of Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
|Founded||November 29, 1871|
|Address|| Whitman County Courthouse|
N 404 Main Street Box 390;
Colfax, WA 99111-2031
Whitman County Website
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: created 29 November 1871 from Stevens
- County Seat: Colfax 
- Neighboring Counties: Adams | Asotin | Columbia | Garfield | Franklin | Lincoln | Spokane | Walla Walla | Idaho counties: Benewah | Latah | Nez Perce
Eaton Cemetery (Rock Lake Cemetery)
Eden Valley Cemetery
Ewartsville Cemetery (Lone Pine Cemetery)
Goldenrod Cemetery, Tekoa
Holy Rosary Cemetery
Lone Pine Cemetery
Mountain View Cemetery (Endicott)
Mountain View Cemetery (Farmington)
Myers Family Cemetery
Old German Methodist Cemetery
Pine City Cemetery
Pullman I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Saint John Cemetery
Sheahan Cemetery (Old Thornton)
Silver Creek Cemetery
Uniontown Community Cemetery
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
- 1890 Veterans
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Washington State University is located in Pullman.
Land and Property
- Family Maps of Whitman County, Washington (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
Naturalization and Citizenship
Whitman County Courthouse
N 404 Main Street Box 390
Colfax, WA 99111-2031
County Clerk has marriage records 1872-1891, probate records from 1870, divorce and court records from 1864, and naturalization records 1862-1942.
County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907 and land records.
Family History Centers
- Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Whitman County Birth Records. This database contains the names and birth records of people who were born in Whitman County from 1890 to 1907.
- For FHL entries Jan. 1875 to Aug 1907, click here[low quality link].
- 102 marriage entries from 23 Oct 1872 to 13 Dec 1909 are available at the Western States Marriage Index website.
- Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Whitman County Death Returns containing names of people who died in Whitman County from 1891-1907. For FHL entries, click here
- 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.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Whitman County, Washington Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
Albion - 615
Colfax - 2,950 (County Seat)
Colton - 380
Endicott - 355
Farmington - 150
Garfield - 550
La Crosse - 380
Lamont - 100
Palouse - 1,050
Pullman - 28,500 (Largest City)
Rosalia - 715
St. John - 525
Tekoa - 895
Uniontown - 315
Whitman County Washington Genealogy References
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).