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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Chehalis County on April 26, 1854. Chehalis is an Indian word meaning “Shifting Sand.” The county was renamed on March 15, 1915 to Grays Harbor County in honor of Captain Robert Gray.
There are 1290 names listed in this census.
For information about this census, email Lanny Weaver at the Washington State Archives Southwest Regional Branch at email@example.com
Database: 1882 Grays Harbor County Census. ONLINE 2005 and updated 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Michelle Brittany-Bacha, Milton, Washington. Final Proofreading by Jan Crews, Ellensburg, Washington.
Source: Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Library,  35 microfilm reels; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search~2/o52401955?For
Original census material held by Washington State Archives Southwest Regional Branch.