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|Record Creator:||Benton County Government, Auditor|
These records document Marriage License Applications filed with the Benton County Auditor’s office, 1939-1948 and 1977-1980.
This record is an application for a license to wed, and as such does not document that a marriage happened, but only that the parties named applied for a license.
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|Related Records:||For more information or to learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Central Regional Archives
|Agency History:||Benton County was established in 1905 from parts of Yakima and Klickitat Counties. It is located in the southeastern part of the state and was named after Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri. The county seat is Prosser.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Benton County Auditor, Marriage License Applications, 1939-1948, 1977-1980, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|