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|Introduction||This database contains the names and death records of people who died or whose deaths were recorded in Whatcom County. The names were transcribed and images scanned from the Whatcom County Death Returns.|
Death Returns (1891-1907) provide name of deceased, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, occupation, birth date and birth place, parents' names and birth places, date and cause of death, and doctor's signature.
Records of births and deaths after 1907 are held by the Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics.
To learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch at (360) 650-3125 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Database: Whatcom County Death Records. ONLINE 2008. Transcribed and digitized by Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch staff and volunteers. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov.
Source: Whatcom County Government, Auditor, Death Returns, 1891-1907, Washington State Archives: Northwest Regional Branch, Bellingham.
Original records held by Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch.