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These records include both index and images of record of births filed with the Wahkiakum County Auditor between 1891 and 1907.
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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Wahkiakum County on April 25, 1854. It is named after a local Native American chief, Wahkiakum, which means “tall timber.”
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Historical Records Project Volunteers; Kathy Lester, Shelton, Washington and Joyce Ogden, Olympia, Washington.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Wahkiakum County Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Wahkiakum County Government, Auditor, Birth Return, 1891-1907; Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch.
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