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These records include both index and images of the birth register kept at the King County Auditor between 1877 and 1907. Some records include affidavits of correction of record.
For the best search results, search by parents’ names. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. Please note mother’s last name will be her maiden name.
Learn about the documentation of birth records in Washington and what information is found in a birth register or birth return by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection” here
The Oregon Territorial Legislature created King County on December 22, 1852. It is named after William Rufus De Vane King, acting vice-president under President Millard Fillmore who had succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President Zachary Taylor. In 1986, it was renamed after civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by the members of the South King County Genealogical Society Extractions Committee.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], King County Auditor, Birth Register, 1877-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: King County Government, Auditor, Birth Registers, 1890-1907, Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find birth records not included on this website, contact the Puget Sound Regional Branch at (425) 564-3940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.