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|Record Creator:||Seattle Municipal Government, City Clerk|
The Seattle Birth Register (Volume 1) index contains the names of people who were born in Seattle, King County, Washington during 1890-91. Records may include record number, date of birth, birthplace, sex, ethnicity, information about parents, including names and places of birth, and name of attending physician, midwife or individual who submitted the record.
For the best search results, search by parents’ names. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. Please note mother’s last name will be her maiden name.
Learn about the documentation of birth records in Washington and what information is found in a birth register or birth return 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, Puget Sound Regional Branch at (425) 564-3940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Historic Records Project
|Notes||The King County Archives maintains physical custody of these records. Please contact their office directly with any questions regarding Seattle Municipal birth records, 206-263-2480.
Transcription and proofreading done by members of the South King County Genealogical Society members: Barbara Heutchy and Susan Koehler. Additional proofreading Ann Stroupe, Federal, Washington.
|Agency History:||Founded in 1851 by 24 members of the Denny party, the new town was originally named Duwamps but was changed to Seattle in honor of Chief Seathl (Seattle), a Duwamish chief who encouraged positive relations with the white settlers. Seattle was incorporated in 1869 and is the county seat for King County. Its metropolitan area is located between the Puget Sound on the west and Lake Washington on the east.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Seattle City Clerk, Birth Register, 1890-1891, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|