The Washington, Island County Death Records offers vital statistics on individuals who died in the county between 1833 and 2006. The archive, which consists of 24,093 individual files, was originally compiled by Ralph Seefeld, Archivist of the Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island, and is currently stored at the Washington State Digital Archives. Individuals can learn more about the Washington, Island County Death Records by visiting the Washington State Digital Archives website.
The Washington, Island County Death Records index is made up of a collection of newspaper reports and death certificates for the county, so information from document to document could differ slightly. When available, individual files include a full name of the deceased, the date and location of death and the person's age at the time of death. A birth date for the individual might also be provided.
The records of the Washington, Island County Death Records are held by the Washington State Digital Archives. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the Washington State Digital Archives at:
Washington State Digital Archives
960 Washington Street
Cheney, WA 99004
The Washington State Digital Archives is the first archive in the nation to preserve electronic records from both state and local agencies around Washington. The office is equipped with a state-of-the-art research room, a presentation classroom and a data center. Documents can be located and ordered online, using the unique reference number assigned to the file.