Grays Harbor Genealogical Society


The following links may be helpful in your search for your ancestors. In addition, the Grays Harbor Genealogical Society has published an easy guide to Getting Started.


Aberdeen Museum of History
Chehalis Valley Historical Museum (Montesano)
Family History Center: (360) 482-5982 or (360) 533-1452 (Elma)
Fern Hill Cemetery (Aberdeen)
Grays Harbor County (county government website)
Grays Harbor Genealogical Society Research Library: (360) 538-7079
Jones Photo Historical Collection (who graciously allowed us to use their historical photos)
Mortuaries of Grays Harbor (mortuaries, funeral homes and undertakers in Chehalis/Grays Harbor County)
Polson Museum (Hoquiam)
Sunset Cemetery (Hoquiam)
Timberland Regional Library
Washington GenWeb (Grays Harbor County)
Westport Maritime Museum


Access Genealogy (Washington State)
Heritage Quest Research Library (Sumner)
Historic Newspapers (Washington State)
National Archives (Pacific-Alaska Region, Seattle)
Washington State Department of Health (birth, death, marriage, divorce records)
Washington State Digital Archives
Washington State Genealogical Society
Washington State Historical Society (Tacoma / Olympia)
Washington State Library (Olympia)


Ancestry (requires a paid subscription, but some records are available for free)
Cyndi’s List
Family Search
Find A Grave