Yakima County, Washington Genealogy

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Revision as of 07:17, 7 January 2011

United States > Washington > Yakima County
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1865--Yakima County was created 21 January 1865 from Walla WallaCounty seat: Yakima [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Yakama Indian Reservation is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Grant | King | Kittitas | Klickitat | Lewis | Pierce | Skamania

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Web Sites

References

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