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These records include both index and images of birth returns filed with the Kittitas County Auditor between 1890 and 1909.
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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Kittitas County on November 24, 1883. It is named after the Native American word, Kittitas, meaning “gray gravel bank” but it has also been said to mean “plenty food.” It was organized from portions of Yakima County. The county is located east of the Cascade Mountains in the geographical center 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], Kittitas County Auditor, Birth Returns, 1890-1909, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Kittitas County Government, Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1904, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
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