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We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch, in Bellevue, Washington.

Collections at this archive include:

  • King County
    • Territorial Census, 1856, 1871, 1879-1881, 1883, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892
    • School District Census, 1896-1932
    • Seattle School District, 1912-1914
    • Registers of School Teachers and Officials,1890s-1950s
    • Territorial District Court, 1853-1889
    • Probate
      • Indexes, 1853-1977
      • Cause Files, 1853-1971
    • Marriage License Register, 1866-1917
    • Record of Marriages, 1888-1926
    • Recorded Marriage Certificates, 1913-1923 (Index 1889-1946)
    • Register of Voters, 1916-1935
      • Ballard, 1891-1893
      • Seattle 2nd and 4th Wards, 1884-1940
    • Assessment Rolls, beginning in 1862 (incomplete)–after 1900 we have every fifth year, plus 1941
    • Property Record Cards, 1937-1972
    • General Recordings Index, 1853-1971
    • Articles of Incorporation, 1869-1971
    • Photographs from the Port of Seattle and METRO
    • Birth Registers, 1891-the fall of 1907 on microfilm
    • Death Registers, 1891-the fall of 1907 on microfilm
    • Medical and Dental Registers, 1882-1910
    • Territorial Volunteers Muster Rolls, 1854-1856
    • Polk Directories, 1914-1915, 1919-1920, 1922, 1925, 1931, 1938-1940, 1948-1983
  • Kitsap County
    • Territorial Census, 1857, 1860, 1871, 1883, 1885, 1887, 1889
    • School Census, 1870s-1890s
    • Teacher Records, 1890-1976
    • School Election Poll Books, 1890-1936
    • Assessment Rolls, 1892-1893, 1913, 1920-1954
    • Marriage Records, 1892-1933, 1800s-1985 (with index)
    • Chattel Mortgage Indexes, 1878-1967
    • Conditional Sales Indexes, 1893-1967
    • Miscellaneous Registers: Mining Claims, Business Licenses, Logging Marks, Medical Dental, Architects
    • Naturalization Declarations and Petitions, 1911-1955
    • General Recordings Index, 1888-1977
    • Index to Divorces, 1910-1940s
    • Miscellaneous Probate Journals, 1870s-1947
    • Record of Petitions, 1879-1939
    • Record of Wills, 1880-1955
    • Letters of Testamentary and Administration, 1879-1984
    • Mothers’ Pension Appearance Dockets, 1913-1937
    • Certificates of Repatriation, 1940-1954
  • Pierce County
    • Territorial Census, 1857, 1871, 1878, 1879, 1883, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1892
    • School Census
      • Record of 8th grade graduates, 1901-1937
      • Tacoma, 1909-1936
    • Register of Teachers, 1919-1950
    • School Officials, 1906-1930
    • Tacoma School District Directories, 1902-1948
    • Territorial District Court
    • Marriage Certificate Records, 1889-1929
    • Miscellaneous Recordings, 1886-1968
    • Indexes/Registers: Attorneys, Medical, Notaries, Jail, Articles of Incorporation
    • Conditional Sales/Chattel Mortgage Indexes
    • Coroner’s Records with indexes
    • Assessment Rolls, 1886-1888 (sampled)
    • Record of Wills, 1890-1946
    • Letters of Administration and Testamentary, 1888-1946
    • Polk Directories, 1919, 1922-1928, 1930, 1933, 1935-1942, 1949, 1951, 1955-1963, 1965-1966, 1968-1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1983

We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.

Research fees in the Washington State Archives Puget Sound Regional Branch begin at $300 per project.

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