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State Wide "Governors of Washington, Territorial and State"

Written by Edmund S. Meany in 1915. Scanned and contributed to the USGenWeb project by Darilee Bednar.

State Wide HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: OREGON AND WASHINGTON
VOLUME II - 1889
North Pacific History Company Portland, Oregon
edited by Janine M. Bork
State Wide Library of Western Fur Trade Historical Source Documents - "Diaries, Narratives and Letters of the Mountain Men" - of particular interest are the diaries of Nathaniel Wyeth, whose accounts enticed many settlers to Washington and Oregon Territories.
State Wide "History of Washington: The Evergreen State", Edited by Julian Hawthorne and published in 1893. Book has been scanned and is available from the Internet Archives as a free download in several formats. [Vol. 1] [Vol. 2]
State Wide "An Illustrated History of the State of Washington", Written by the Rev. H. K. Hines and published in 1893. Book has been scanned and is available from the Internet Archives as a free download in several formats.
State Wide Membership Rolls of the Washington State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1895 to 1916 - great resource listing early members of the Washington State S.A.R.. Many entries include detailed genealogical information and biographies.
State Wide Register of the Washington State Society: Sons of the American Revolution June 17, 1895 - April 19, 1916 - a listing of chapters, officers and members of the Washington State Society of SAR. Includes brief sketches of members. The book was scanned and posted online by Darilee Bednar (note: the index on the main page does not include all names listed in the book).
State Wide "Washington West of the Cascades", 3-volume history of Washington state, written by Herbert Hunt & Floyd C. Kaylor and published from 1914-1917. Google Books has scanned in each volume, which can be downloaded as a PDF:

[Vol. 1] [Vol. 2] [Vol. 3]

State Wide "Washington West of the Cascades", 3-volume history of Washington state, written by Herbert Hunt & Floyd C. Kaylor and published from 1914-1917. Same book as above, but scanned by a different source and posted on the Internet Archives. It is available as a free download in several formats.

[Vol. 1] [Vol. 2] [Vol. 3]

Adams Adams Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

"An illustrated history of the Big Bend country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams, and Franklin counties, state of Washington" [Vol. 1, Vol. 2] - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Asotin Asotin Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Benton Benton Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Chelan Chelan Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

The Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, state of Washington - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Clallam Clallam Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Clallam Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Clark Clark Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Columbia Columbia Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Columbia Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Cowlitz Cowlitz Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Cowlitz Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Douglas Douglas Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

"An illustrated history of the Big Bend country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams, and Franklin counties, state of Washington" [Vol. 1, Vol. 2] - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Ferry Ferry Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Ferry Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

The Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, state of Washington - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Franklin Franklin Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

"An illustrated history of the Big Bend country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams, and Franklin counties, state of Washington" [Vol. 1, Vol. 2] - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Garfield Garfield Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Grant Grant Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Grays Harbor Grays Harbor Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Island Island Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Jefferson Jefferson Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
King Biographies researched and written by Georgeann Malowney - biographies of residents of Redmond, Avondale and Seattle; surnames include Fulton, McRedmond, Nugent, Sick, Smith, White

Mercer Girls

Issaquah Historic Families

HistoryLink.org

King Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Kitsap Kitsap Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Kittitas Kittitas Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Kittitas Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com) - includes biographies from "An Illustrated History of Klickitat, Yakima, & Kittitas Counties," Interstate Publishing Co., Chicago, IL., published 1904.

Klickitat Klickitat Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com) - includes biographies from "An Illustrated History of Klickitat, Yakima, & Kittitas Counties," Interstate Publishing Co., Chicago, IL., published 1904. An index to these biographies is posted here
Lewis Lewis Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Lewis Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Lincoln Lincoln Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

"An illustrated history of the Big Bend country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams, and Franklin counties, state of Washington" [Vol. 1, Vol. 2] - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Mason Mason Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Okanogan Okanogan Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

The Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, state of Washington - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Pacific Pacific Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Pend Oreille Stevens Co. Bios (GenWeb Archives project)
(includes some Pend Oreille bios)

Pend Oreille Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Pierce Murray's People - Tacoma Public Library Northwest Room

Ezra Meeker - founder of the city of Puyallup

Pierce Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

San Juan San Juan Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Skagit Skagit Pioneers (GenWeb project)

Skagit River Journal of History & Folklore - a lot of historical information for the Skagit Valley area, including 250+ biographies and obituaries

Skagit Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Skamania Skamania Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Snohomish Snohomish Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Snohomish Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

"Everett Herald Newspaper Coverage of Hometown Warriors" - collection of newspaper clippings and other information about World War II soldiers from Snohomish Co.

Spokane Spokane Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Spokane "History of the City of Spokane and Spokane County," written by Nelson W. Durham and published in 1912. 2 of the 3 volumes of this book have been scanned and are available from the Internet Archives as a free download in several formats. [Vol. 1] [Vol. 3]
Stevens Stevens Co. Bios (GenWeb Archives project)

Stevens Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

The Illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties, state of Washington - download the entire book for free from the Internet Archives project

Thurston Thurston Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Wahkiakum Wahkiakum Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Walla Walla Walla Walla Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Walla Walla Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Whatcom Whatcom Co. Bios (GenWeb project)

Whatcom Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Whitman Whitman Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)
Yakima Yakima Co. Message Board (Ancestry.com)

Cyndi's List - Biographies - index to biography sites nationwide.

WPA Life Histories - Washington - from the Federal Writer's Project.

Updated on 5 Jul 2009.

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