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These records include indexing and some images of marriage returns, 1900-1910, marriage applications, 1900-2009, and marriage certificates, 1911-2009, recorded by the Chelan County Auditor from 1900 to 2009. The bulk of the records are between 1900 and 2008. These records also include Community Property Agreements from 1974 to 1988 recorded by the Chelan County Auditor.
Copies of marriage returns, 1900-1910, and marriage certificates, 1911-2003 were digitized, indexed, and submitted to the Digital Archives by the Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch from their Chelan County Auditor record holdings. Electronic copies of marriage applications, 1900-2008, marriage certificates, 2004-2009, and community property agreements, 1974 to 1988, were transferred directly from the Chelan County Auditor.
Learn about the documentation of marriage in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here.
Chelan County government was organized in 1899 from parts of Okanogan and Kittitas counties. Wenatchee is the county seat.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Scanned and indexed by Patricia Allen, Diane Huckabay, Wanda Fujimoto, Wendy Williams, Samantha Robbins and Brigid Clift, Washington State Archives.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Chelan County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1900-2009, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/, [date accessed].
Source: Chelan County Government, Auditor, Marriage Returns, 1900-1910, Marriage Certificates, 1911-2009, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch, Ellensburg, WA.
Source: Chelan County Auditor, Marriage Applications, 1900-2009, Wenatchee, WA.
To order records not available through our website, contact the Chelan County Auditor.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find marriage records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.