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1883 Kitsap County
The Washington Territorial Legislature created Kitsap County on January 16, 1857. It was originally named Slaughter County in honor of Lt. William Slaughter who died in 1855 during the Indian Wars. However, a few weeks later the county name changed to Kitsap in honor of a local Indian chief whose name means “Brave.”
There are 2,065 people listed on this census.
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Database: 1883 Kitsap County Census. ONLINE. 2008. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Janell Reeve, Redmond, Washington. Proofreading done by Puget Sound Genealogical Society.
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~2/o52401955?For
Original census material held by Washington State Library.