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These records include both index and images of birth returns filed with the Whatcom County Auditor between 1891 and 1907.
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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Whatcom County on March 9, 1854 from Island County, and named the county in honor of the local Native American chief. It is located in the northwest corner of the state. All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Emmalie Eckhart, Washington State Archives.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Whatcom County Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Whatcom County Government, Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907, Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find birth records not included on this website, contact the Northwest Regional Branch at (360) 650-3125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.