Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

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SGS Books and Other Publications

In addition to our semi-annual Journal of the Seattle Genealogical Society and eNews, the Society occasionally publishes books of records and subjects relevant to genealogical research. These publications are available to SGS Library patrons. Most SGS publications are also available for purchase at the SGS Library or through the online store. These publications are written, edited, and published entirely by Society volunteers. If you have an idea for a publication that would benefit the Society and the genealogical community as a whole, please contact our Director of Publications at .

Ancestors from the Eastern Heartland

An alphabetized list and related data of pre-1880 ancestors of 369 SGS members, covering Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. Published 1990.

Ballard Census of 1890

An alphabetized listing of residents and their ages, of the (then) town of Ballard. Compiled from their December 1890 census on file with King County, Washington. Published 1989, reprinted 2004.

Bible Records 

A compilation of family bible records submitted to SGS. Includes an index. Published 1970.

Cemetery and Death Records for the State of Washington 

An index, sorted by county, of cemeteries with records held by SGS and the Seattle Public Library. Includes bibliography and cross-references. Published 1992.

Index to Clarence B. Bagley's "History of Seattle from the Earliest Times to Present"

1916 An index of all names appearing in the work mentioned with Preface and Notes on the Index. Published 1995.

German Surname Index of the German Interest Group of SGS

A listing of German surnames and related time periods, cities, etc, being researched by members of the SGS German Interest group. Referenced to researchers name and address. Published 1998.

Living Pioneers of Washington

Reprints of articles by Prof. Edmond S. Meany about living Washington pioneers. The articles appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer from Oct. 1915 through May 1920. A wealth of biographical material. Indexed. Published 1995.

Periodicals Found in the Seattle Public Library

A listing of Genealogy-related periodicals in the Seattle Public Library through March 1990. Published 1990.

Periodicals found in the Seattle Genealogical Society Library

A listing of Genealogy related periodicals in the Seattle Genealogical Society Library through May 1991. Published 1991.

Seattle Fire Department

A listing of members of the Seattle Fire Department in 1889 taken from various city archives. Includes a brief history of the department from 1870 to 1989. Published 1989.

Washington Pioneers from the State of Maine

A listing of the households and related census data of all persons born in Maine who resided in Washington territory as shown on the 1860 and 1870 Federal Census. Published 1989.

West Seattle Census of 1907

A transcription of name, address, and age of all persons covered in the 1907 West Seattle census.