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Compiled Records

  • Cemetery records published in the TCGS Bulletin.
  • Early birth and death records published in the TCGS Bulletin.
  • Obituary abstracts for long-time area resident published in the TCGS Bulletin.
  • Index to Family Histories that are available online at the Richland FHC (via the Tri-City Genealogical Society Research Collection)

Local History Indexes

  • All Name Index to Kahlotus is Home (indexed by Susan Faulkner)
  • All Name Index to Ainsworth: A Railroad Town (indexed by Susan Faulkner)
  • All Name Index to Images of America: Early Pasco (Washington) (indexed by Susan Faulkner)
  • All Name Index to Images of America: Kennewick (Washington) (indexed by Susan Faulkner)
  • All Name Index to Images of America: Richland (Washington) (indexed by Linda Stephens)
  • All Name & Article Indexes to Franklin Flyer, May 1968 – January 1977 (indexed by Susan Faulkner)

Want More Benton and Franklin County Records?

Here are some sites with other local records online. (Note these are not on our site and are not searchable from here.)

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Cemeteries

Newspapers

Government Records

  • Washington State Archives – Digital Archives birth, marriage, death, land, court, census, photos and many other record types

Need More Historical Information

  • Life in Richland, the Richland Bombers – Alumni Links is a collection of all things Richland.  Scroll down to the “Sites of Interest” block.
    • Columbians, Cougars & Warriors — school yearbooks 1942-1971.
    • Grade School class pictures — 8 schools covering the future graduating classes of 1949-1987.
    • Funeral Notices — from Tri-Cities and elsewhere; organized by surname at high school graduation.  Often include yearbook photos.
    • The Gallery, Misc. Pictures … — old time pictures of Richland businesses & locations.
    • Houses that Hanford Built — the alphabet homes of Richland.
  • Manhattan Project National Historical Park — creation of the park.
  • Hanford Historic B-Reactor Tour — video introduction to the Manhattan Project plus links to many other videos about Hanford.
  • B Reactor Museum Association – history, photos, videos explaining the reactor construction, operation.