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The Oregon Territorial Legislature created Island County on January 6, 1853. Amendments were introduced to change the name to Atchinson, Calhoun, or Webster, but the amendments were defeated.
There are 512 names listed on this census
1871 Island County Census. ONLINE. 2003. Washington Secretary of State. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Online database based on:
Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia, Wash. : Washington State Archives, Imaging and Preservation Services for Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State, 2003.
The Office of the Secretary of State thanks Ralph Seefeld of Freeland, WA for transcribing the census and the Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island for donating the census to the website. The final proofing was done by Judy Pitchford, Librarian at the Washington State Library.