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|Record Creator:||Whatcom County Government, Auditor|
These records include both index and images of birth returns filed with the Whatcom County Auditor between 1891 and 1907, and delayed registrations of birth filed in the 1930s and 1940s for births occurring back to 1889. There are a few documents relating to births before 1889 in this series.
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|Related Records:||For more information or to learn about related records, contact the Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch at (360) 650-3125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Northwest Regional Archives
|Notes||Transcribed and proofread by Emmalie Eckhart, Washington State Archives.
|Agency History:||Whatcom County was organized in 1854 from part of Island County. The county seat is Bellingham.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Whatcom County Birth Records, 1889-1907, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|