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The Oregon Territorial Legislature created Thurston County on January 12, 1852. It is named in honor of Samuel R. Thurston who was Oregon Territory’s first Delegate to Congress, famous for his speech to Congress supporting the admission of California to the Union in 1849. The State Capital, Olympia, is located in Thurston County.
There are 11,103 names listed on the census.
For more information about this census, email the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch at email@example.com
Database: 1892 Thurston County Census. ONLINE, 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Carl Seaburg and Denise Butler, Laval, Canada, Sandra Moe, Pasco, WA, Sandra King, Coulee Dam, WA, and Eunice Hallett, Benton City, WA. Proofreading by Roger Easton, Olympia, WA, Sue Countryman, Yuba City, CA and Sandra Moe, Pasco, WA.
Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Library,  35 microfilm reels; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search/
Original material held at the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch.