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These records include both index and images of the record of births filed with the Benton County Auditor between 1905 and 1907.
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Benton County was founded in 1905 and was formerly part of Yakima and Klickitat Counties. It was named after Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri and it is located in the south-central portion of the state. The Columbia River makes up the north, south, and east boundaries of the county.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed by Norman Dodge, Seattle, WA and proofread by Scott Sackett, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Benton County Auditor, Birth Returns Register, 1905-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Benton County Government, Auditor, Birth Returns Register, 1905-1907, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
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