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|Record Creator:||Lewis County Government, Auditor|
These records include marriage applications and certificates recorded by the Lewis County Auditor from 1854-1946 and 2006-present.
Copies of marriage certificates, 1854-1946 were digitized, indexed, and submitted to the Digital Archives by the Washington State Archives, Southwest Region Branch from their Lewis County Auditor records holdings.
Electronic copies of marriage applications and certificates, 2006-present, were transferred directly to the Washington State Archives, Digital Archives from the Lewis County Auditor, who transfers recently recorded documents periodically.
Learn about the documentation of marriage in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here.
|Related Records:||For more information or to learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Southwest Region Branch at (360) 753-1684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Document Types:||Marriageapplication, Marriagecertificate|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Southwest Regional Archives
Eastern Regional Archives
Lewis County Auditor Recording Department
|Agency History:||In 1845 the Provisional Government of Oregon divided the District of Vancouver into two large counties, all land north of the Columbia and west of the Cowlitz River was designated Lewis County. Today the county is reduced in size. The county seat is Chehalis.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Lewis County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1847-Present, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|