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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Chehalis County on April 26, 1854. Chehalis is an Indian word meaning “Shifting Sand.” The county was renamed on March 15, 1915 to Grays Harbor County in honor of Captain Robert Gray.
There are 9,497 names listed on this census.
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Database: 1892 Grays Harbor County Census. ONLINE 2009. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Jarlee McCormick, Chehalis, WA, Stan Staniforth, Bellevue, WA, Peggy Booth, Seattle, WA. Proofreading by Joshua Matthews, Olympia,WA, Ann Stroupe, Federal Way, WA, Frances Baker-Spuler, Otis Orchards, WA.
Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
Source: 1892 Grays Harbor County Census. Washington State Archives Southwest Regional Branch. SOS – Chehalis County Territorial Census Roll Reel No. 2, AAA Cab. Drawer 1.
Original material held at the Washington State Archives Southwest Regional Branch.