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Research Centers | How to do Washington genealogy | Counties and geographic areas | Biographies | Maps | Digital collections | History | Pioneers and early settlers | Ethnic groups

Research Centers

How to do Washington genealogy

  • Resource page from Washington State Archives and Washington State Library. Mixture of primary and secondary sources, commercial databases and free materials.
  • Resource guide for Washington genealogical research External Link from Brigham Young University.
  • Washington GenWeb project External Link . Contains historical materials from counties, vital records, newspapers, maps, and some state-wide military records, as well as projects digitizing censuses, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, maps, historical postcards.
  • "Washington Trails." External Link Free genealogical website offering rich genealogical data for Washington state, regions, and counties and links to information for border regions of surrounding states.

Counties and Geographic Areas

Biographies

Maps

Digital collections

History

Pioneers and early settlers

  • Thurston County pioneers, searchable database from Washington State Library. Biographical information about 210 individuals who immigrated to or were living in Thurston County before 1870.

Ethnic groups

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