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|Introduction||This database includes the names and death records of people who died or whose deaths were recorded in Island County, September 1891 to January 1907. The names were transcribed and images scanned from the Island County Death Returns.|
Island County Death Returns (1891-1907) provide name of deceased, date of death, location and cause of death, place of birth, age at last birthday, sex and race, marital status, residence and occupation, parents' names and birth places, date of return and doctor's signature. The records were recorded with the County Auditor and are served by the Register of Deaths.
Records of births and deaths after 1907 are held by the Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics.
To learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch at (360) 650-3125 or e-mail email@example.com.
Database: Island County Death Records. ONLINE 2009. Transcribed and digitized by Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch staff and volunteers. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov.
Source: Island County Government, Auditor, Death Returns, 1891-1907, Washington State Archives: Northwest Regional Branch, Bellingham.
Original records held by Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch.