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These records include entries from the Kitsap County Register of Deaths, 1892-1907. Images of the original documents are available with the index records. Register entries include record number, full name of deceased, date of death, age last birthday, sex, ethnicity, marital status, place of death, disease or cause of death, birthplace, place of residence, occupation, name of parents, birthplace of parents, and by whom the death information was returned.
The images displayed on this site were created from microfilm records; the original records no longer exist.
Learn about the documentation of deaths in Washington and what information is found in the various record types here. here.
Kistap County was created in 1857 by the Washington Territorial Legislature from parts of King and Jefferson County. It was originally named Slaughter County after U.S. Army Lieutenant William A. Slaughter, but citizens voted later the same year to rename the county after Chief Kitsap of the Suquamish tribe. The first county seat was Port Madison. It was moved to Port Orchard in 1893.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
The records were indexed by Puget Sound Regional Archives volunteers.