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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.
There are 15,894 names listed on this census.
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Database: 1887 King County Census. ONLINE. 2009. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by
Sue Ericksen, Zillah, WA; Frank McLean, Yakima, WA: Jeri Plumb, Everett, WA; Crystal Dingler, Ocean Shores; Leslee Dasher, Fort Worth, Texas; Jim Huggins, Olympia, WA; Eireann Stanfield, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Proofreading by Ann Stroupe, Federal Way, WA; Julie Nelson, Snohomish, WA; Dana von Veh, Seattle, WA; Diana Klock, Port Townsend, WA; Dawn Sandquist, Olympia, WA.
Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Library,  35 microfilm reels; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search~2/o52401955?For
Original material held by the Washington State Library.