1 edition of 1889 auditor"s census of Pierce County, Washington. found in the catalog.
1889 auditor"s census of Pierce County, Washington.
|Contributions||Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society.|
|LC Classifications||F897.P6 A15 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. (viii, 598 p.,  folded leaf) :|
|Number of Pages||598|
|LC Control Number||88416019|
By the shore of Pierce County's deepwater harbor at Commencement Bay was lined with mills. The county seat is Tacoma, which is also the county's largest city, located on Commencement Bay. Any other use, including copying files to other sites requires permission from the submitters, or their legal representative, PRIOR to uploading to any other sites. According to An Act to Establish the Territorial Government of Washington passed in by the Thirty-Second Congress of the United States, a census must be performed prior to holding an election for non-appointed members of the territorial legislature. The Democrat was notable for refusing to pay 13 vouchers that lame-duck officials submitted for purported vacation pay.
An Act to Provide for Taking the Census of the Territory of Washington required assessors to take a full complete and correct census of the inhabitants, comprising a full and complete list. Frost used many of the same financial models as his predecessor's and was optimistic about the overall solvency of the state despite the recession of the late s. As of the census, Tacoma, Washington's third largest city, has become a regional center for Pacific Rim shipping, forest products, high technology, and the arts. Sumner became a center for light industry and trade within the Puyallup Valley. Pierce County government has operated under a "home rule" charter approved by voters in the s.
On November 5,Pierce County voters created the Port of Tacoma by a five-to-one margin, facilitating the development of some acres of tide flats into a municipally owned system of dredged waterways, storage transit sheds, warehouses, a cold storage facility, and modern piers. Timber To facilitate the massive timber-clearing early settlers undertook in order to harness the land, nearly every community in Pierce County had at one time a lumber mill. For more information, see the wiki page Washington Taxation. The county seat was first sited in Steilacoombut was moved in to Tacoma.
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As of this facility still serves up to residents needing skilled nursing or assisted-living care. Information collected in this census includes the names of each member of the household and the following categories: Age at 1889 auditors census of Pierce County birthday; Sex — Males, Females; Color — White, Black, Mulatto, Chinese, Taxable Halfbreed Indian, Kanakas; Occupation; Married; Unmarried; Place of birth; Father of foreign birth; Mother of foreign birth; If born within the year state month; If married within the year state month; Attended school within the year; Cannot read; Cannot write; Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic; Male citizens of U.
Perhaps his greatest successes were in state fund management; his recommendations regarding military taxes and lending from school funds saved taxpayers—and the state—money.
Although in recent years Christmas tree farms have begun to eclipse bulb farms in Orting, Sumner, and Puyallup, the annual Daffodil Festival, now in its seventh decade, remains an important event for area residents.
The annual Puyallup Fair resumed in October of Yelle also developed the investigative role of the Auditor's Office, probing the Highway Department's use of public funds to purchase luxury vehicles and accumulate other unnecessary costs. The coal mines and coking facilities at Carbonado produced fuel for the Southern Pacific and Central Pacific railroads.
Vital Records. Ruby and John A. Finding More Washington Newspapers Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Skagit County, Washington Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:. Hop farming and dairying were important early industries.
Tacoma became the county seat inand this county seat holder is now the largest city in Pierce County and the third largest city in Washington.
Ezra Meeker platted the town of Puyallup in and on August 16,the town was incorporated. An Act to Provide for Taking the Census of the Territory of Washington required assessors to take a full complete and correct census of the inhabitants, comprising a full and complete list.
The assessor was required to create a complete list of all white male inhabitants, with their ages, occupations, the state or county they are from, whether married or single, and also, whether citizens or aliens. Tacoma prospered while Steilacoom and Seattle temporarily floundered. Steilacoom and nearby Fort Nisqually were the nexus of non-Indian settlement in the Puget Sound region and important trading centers for early settlers.
Also, all white female inhabitants with their ages, whether married or single, and the county or state they are from.
President Franklin Pierce. Steilacoom was chosen not only for being the location of the first U. Pierce County has one deepwater harbor, Commencement Bay. Any other use, including copying files to other sites requires permission from the submitters, or their legal representative, PRIOR to uploading to any other sites.
The invention of the steam donkey steam-powered engines that hauled logs using winches and the arrival of the railroads stimulated Pierce County's commercial logging industry.
As they fed San Francisco's seemingly unquenchable thirst for building materials, Steilacoom's settlers hoped their growing town would become Washington Territory's equivalent metropolis.
For information on how to assist the Archivists with formatting your files, visit the Archives Contributor Page. Grimes from towho continued Reed's agenda ensuring that the public good was placed before partisan interests.
It was also an important trading place for a wide variety of tribal peoples, some of them from a considerable distance away. Weyerhaeuser Timber Company was incorporated in Tacoma in shortly after Frederick Weyerhaeuser purchasedacres 1, square miles of timberlands in Washington state from railroad magnate James J.Guide to Pierce County Washington ancestry, family history, and genealogy.
Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records, sincewhen the county was formed.
at Washington State Digital Archives. (Free Index, no images) The county auditors in Washington kept records of. Pierce County, Washington. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey Total annual payroll, ($1,): 10, Pierce County Auditor's Office - S 35th St, RmTacoma, Washington - Rated based on 37 Reviews "Doing government business isn't high /5(37).
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