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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Washington



FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.



Birth

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Birth - Where can I find birth records?

Start here:

• 1870-1935: Washington, Birth Records at Ancestry ($)



If the birth record was not found, try this next:

• 1860s-1950s: Washington Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Washington Birth Records, 1869-1950
Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965




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Marriage

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Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

Start here:

• 1850s-2000s: Washington Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Washington Marriage Index, 1969-2014
Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008
Washington, Pierce County Marriage Returns, 1891-1938
Washington, County Divorce Records, 1852-1950
United States Western States Marriage Index



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1854-2013: Washington, Marriage Records at Ancestry ($)




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Death

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Death - Where can I find death records?

Start here:

• 1890s-2000s: Washington Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Washington, County Deaths, 1891-1907
Washington Death Index, 1965-2014
Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960
Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979
Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1940-2014: Washington, Death Index at Ancestry ($)




What else you can try:

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Why the record may not exist








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