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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Whitman County on November 29, 1881. It is named in honor of Marcus Whitman, founder of the Methodist mission at Waiilatpu.
There are 12,851 names listed on this census.
For information about this census, email the Washington State Library at email@example.com
Database: 1887 Whitman County Census. ONLINE: 2005 and updated 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Janice Garlington, Snohomish, Washington; Joyce Ogden, Olympia, Washington; Jeanne Stauffer, Seattle, Washington; Stan Staniforth, Bellevue, Washington. Final Proofreading by Mary Simonsen, Whitman County Genealogical Society. 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 at the Washington State Library.