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| building address = [http://www.clark.wa.gov/courts/ Columbia County Courthouse]<br>341 E Main Street<br>Dayton, WA 99328-1361<br>Phone: 509.382.4321<br>[http://www.Columbiacounty.us/ '''Columbia County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://www.clark.wa.gov/courts/ Columbia County Courthouse]<br>341 E Main Street<br>Dayton, WA 99328-1361<br>Phone: 509.382.4321<br>[http://www.Columbiacounty.us/ '''Columbia County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Historical Facts ====
 
 
[http://www.clark.wa.gov/courts/ Columbia County Courthouse]<br>341 E Main Street<br>Dayton, WA 99328-1361<br>Phone: 509.382.4321<br><br>County Clerk has probate, divorce and court records from 1891.<br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1906, <br>marriage records from 1876, land records from 1864 <br>and military discharge records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clark County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
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*'''Parent County:''' Columbia County was created 11 November 1875 from [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] County.  
 
*'''Parent County:''' Columbia County was created 11 November 1875 from [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] County.  
 
*'''County seat''': Dayton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County seat''': Dayton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]] | '''Oregon''' counties: [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]]  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]] | '''Oregon''' counties: [[Umatilla County, Oregon|Umatilla]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa]]
  
 
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[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=2 Washington State Digital Archives] has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988. <br>
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[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=2 Washington State Digital Archives] has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.
  
 
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[http://www.clark.wa.gov/courts/ Columbia County Courthouse]<br>341 E Main Street<br>Dayton, WA 99328-1361<br>Phone: 509.382.4321<br><br>County Clerk has probate, divorce and court records from 1891.<br>County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1906, <br>marriage records from 1876, land records from 1864 <br>and military discharge records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clark County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Dayton Washington Family History Center]]
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*Marriages from 4 Jan 1876 to 2 Nov 1912 are available from the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A&nbsp;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.
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*Marriages from 4 Jan 1876 to 2 Nov 1912 are available from the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website.
  
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 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.
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Dayton Washington Family History Center]]
 
  
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Columbia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Columbia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Columbia/ Columbia County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Columbia/ Columbia County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Columbia County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Columbia County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 11 November, 1875
County Seat Dayton
Courthouse
Address Columbia County Courthouse
341 E Main Street
Dayton, WA 99328-1361
Phone: 509.382.4321
Columbia County Website


Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Ethnic, Political and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Columbia County Courthouse
341 E Main Street
Dayton, WA 99328-1361
Phone: 509.382.4321

County Clerk has probate, divorce and court records from 1891.
County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1906,
marriage records from 1876, land records from 1864
and military discharge records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • 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.

Websites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clark County, Washington page 732, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.