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|Record Creator:||Adams County Government, Auditor|
These records include marriage returns, applications, and certificates recorded by the Adams County Auditor from 1884 to the present. There is a gap in the records from 1900-1903 and from 1913-1919.
Copies of marriage certificates, 1884-1899, and 1941-1995, and marriage returns 1904-1905, 1910-1912, and 1920-1940, were digitized, indexed, and submitted to the Digital Archives by the Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch from their Adams County Auditor records holdings.
Electronic copies of marriage certificates and some applications, 1988-present, were transferred directly to the Washington State Archives, Digital Archives from the Adams County Auditor, who transfers recently recorded documents monthly.
Learn about the documentation of marriage in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here.
|Related Records:||For more information or to learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch at (509) 235-7508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Eastern Regional Archives
Adams County Auditor Recording Department
|Notes||The Adams County Marriage records at the Eastern Regional Branch were scanned and indexed by Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch staff, Eastern Washington Genealogy Society volunteers Barbara Brazington, Kay Hale, Kathy Lamphere, Karen Struve, Duane Beck and Eastern Washington University student interns.
|Agency History:||The Washington Territorial Legislature created Adams County in 1883 from a portion of Whitman County. The county is located in the southeastern portion of the state and was named for President John Adams. The county seat is Ritzville.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Adams County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1884-Present, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/, [date accessed].|