Washington Family History Societies(Statewide)
This section lists the state-wide associations from Eastern to Washington State giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Statewide and Regional Societies
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
The association was established in 1935 and is now united with Spokane Public Library.
There are now over a thousand items in their collection, which include Immigration Records, Mayflower Books, Census Transcripts and Research Tools.
Many databases are accessible, which
include 1988 and 1989 Obituaries, 1890-1906 Spokane County Births and Marriages
and 1887 Spokane County Census Index.
Transcriptions on the site incorporate:
- 1876, 1882, 1884, 1886 and 1888 Spokane Precinct Level Election Results
- 1889 Spokane Precinct Level Vote Canvass
- 1980-2008 Spokane Vote State and Federal
- Spokane Small City Municipal Candidates
Many publications are available for sale, which comprise:
- 1880 Federal Census
- Bible Records
- Bulletin Subject Index
- Deaths 1881-1906
- Early Births 1890-1906
- Early Deaths and Vaccinations
- Early Wills
- Funeral Home Books
- Index to Roster of Ohio Soldiers in War of 1812
- Marriages 1880-1890 and 1888-1891
- Rural Cemetery Transcripts
- Surname Cards of Newspaper Clippings
- Tombstone Inscriptions
- Veterans Graves Register 1884-1954
- Washington's First Marriages
Eastside Genealogical Society
The association has a number of Special Interest Groups, which
include Canadian, Computer, Czech/Slovak, EGS Lunch Bunch, German, Irish
Interest, Italian, Legacy, Scandinavian and Shore to Shore Groups.
Publications available for sale include Index of Probate
Court Records 1854-1917 and Newspaper Vital Records Indexes 1918-1967.
They also have a list of Archives and Libraries you may find of use, which include:
- Bellevue Regional Library
- The Heritage Quest Research Library
- The Fiske Genealogical Foundation
- The Seattle Genealogical Society
- The Seattle Public Library
- The Pacific Alaska Region of the National Archives
- The Tacoma Public Library
- Puget Sound Regional Archives
Northeast Washington Genealogical Society
The association covers the Counties of Stevens, Ferry and Pend
Oreille. They have a Library where a
number of archives are accessible, which incorporate:
- Cemetery Transcripts
- Census Returns
- Church Registers
- Immigrations and Naturalisations
- Land and Property Records
- Migration Records
- Vital Records
A list of Cemeteries is on the site, along with Burial Indexes.
A list of surnames currently being researched by Members is also available.
Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
- Cemetery Transcripts
- Civil War Veterans Buried in Stevens Co.
- Ferry Co. Births and Deaths 1899-1911
- Ferry Co. Marriage Returns 1900-1932
- History of Military Fort Colville
- History of the Colville Valley
- Pioneers of Happy Hill
- R L Polk's Directory 1911-1912
- Steamboats on the Upper Columbia and Graham Omnibus
- Stevens Co. Births and Deaths 1890-1907
- Telephone Directories 1929-1930
Washington State Genealogical Society
The association has a comprehensive Genealogical Resource Guide
on its website, which gives information regarding each County in the State which include County Government Information, Health Department
Information, County Libraries, Museums and Historical Sites and the State
They have compiled an Index of the 1910 Federal Census
and this can be searched on-line through the Washington State Archives Website.