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| building address = [http://lewiscountywa.gov/ Lewis County Courthouse]<br> 351 NW North Street<br> Chehalis, WA 98532<br> Phone 360.740.2704<br> [http://www.Lewiscounty.us/ '''Lewis County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://lewiscountywa.gov/ Lewis County Courthouse]<br> 351 NW North Street<br> Chehalis, WA 98532<br> Phone 360.740.2704<br> [http://www.Lewiscounty.us/ '''Lewis County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://lewiscountywa.gov/ Lewis County Courthouse]<br> 351 NW North Street<br> Chehalis, WA 98532<br> Phone 360.740.2704<br>
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
 
County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907<br> and marriage records from 1850. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1870’s. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lewis County, Washington page 733, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County ====
 
  
'''21 December 1845:''' Lewis County was as an original county in the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]. '''County seat''': Chehalis <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent County:''' organized 21 December 1845 as an original county in the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]].  
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*'''County seat''': Chehalis <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
  
[[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Grays Harbor County, Washington|Grays Harbor]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Pierce County, Washington|Pierce]] | [[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]] | [[Yakima County, Washington|Yakima]]
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*1849 Territorial Transcription and Index&nbsp; (part of Oregon Census)  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Chehalis
 
*Chehalis
  
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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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[http://lewiscountywa.gov/ Lewis County Courthouse]<br> 351 NW North Street<br> Chehalis, WA 98532<br> Phone 360.740.2704<br>
  
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County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907<br> and marriage records from 1850. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1870’s. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lewis County, Washington page 733, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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*[[Morton Washington Family History Center]]
 
*[[Morton Washington Family History Center]]
  
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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.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Lewis|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Lewis|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Lewis/ Lewis County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Lewis/ Lewis County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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[[Category:Lewis_County,_Washington]]
 
[[Category:Lewis_County,_Washington]]

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Lewis County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Lewis County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1845
County Seat Chehalis
Courthouse
Address Lewis County Courthouse
351 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone 360.740.2704
Lewis County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index (part of Oregon Census)
  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1880
  • 1883
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Chehalis

Court Records

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Lewis County Courthouse
351 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone 360.740.2704

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907
and marriage records from 1850.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1870’s. [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), Lewis County, Washington page 733, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.