Washington State – Links

Washington State – Links

Washington State, USA – Genealogy and Family History Links


Digital Archives, searchable and browsable collections, Washington State Archives: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/

Genealogy at the Washington State Library: https://www.sos.wa.gov/library/genealogy.aspx

Washington History, publications, maps, newspapers, genealogy resources, exhibits, Office of the Secretary of State: http://www.sos.wa.gov/history/

History Link, the Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History: http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm

Washington Rural Heritage, digitized collections from 93 heritage organizations and 275 private collections: http://www.washingtonruralheritage.org/

World War I, Soldiers Remembered, Washington State Library and Washington State Archives: http://www.sos.wa.gov/history/ww1/

Washington State Genealogical Society, links to local and regional societies, and to genealogy resources: http://wasgs.org/

Tribes of Washington State, with links to tribe websites and to museum collections. Burke Museum: http://www.burkemuseum.org/ethnology/tribes_native_tribesites

Washington State, GenWeb: http://wagenweb.org

Online Washington Death Records & Indexes, Joe Beine: http://www.deathindexes.com/washington/

Washington State, Local HIstory and Genealogy, Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/states/wa/wa.html

Washington Place Names, searchable database, Tacoma Public Library: http://search.tacomapubliclibrary.org/wanames/wpnv2.asp

Early Washington Maps: A Digital Collection, over 600 on-line, Washington State University Libraries: http://ntserver1.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/finders/map.htm

County Maps (modern), Washington State Dept. of Ecology: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/services/gis/maps/county/county.htm

Other Genealogy Resources and Special Collections in Washington State

The National Archives of the US at Seattle, guides and catalogs, visitors’ information. On-line exhibit – Picturing the Century in the Pacific Northwest: http://www.archives.gov/seattle/

Fiske Genealogical Library, in Seattle. catalog, visitor information, newsletter: http://www.fiskelibrary.org/

Heritage Quest Research Library Sumner, Washington. Bewsketter, catalogue and indexes on-line: https://hqrl.com


Heritage4Culture, King County, historical and reference papers, on-line resource links: http://www.4culture.org/research/

Special Collections, Seattle Public Library. Seattle directories, photographs, maps; Seattle Genealogical Society Bulletin;  Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection: http://cdm16118.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/