Finding Your Roots

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the history of your area or your ancestors?

Our local communities are rich with antiquity.  Many of the buildings and roads are named for founding members of our city.  These settlers are a vital part of our past, as well as being quite interesting individuals.

There are several resources to learn more about the founders and the history of our communities.  The local libraries also have resources to find more about our personal history and genealogy.

Historical Societies

Both the Clayton and Deer Park Historical Society (CDPHS) and the Loon Lake Historical Society have archives and a collection of photographs of the many communities and towns in our area.  

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Libraries

Both the Spokane and Stevens County libraries offer free access to Ancestry.com where you can create a login and collect information about your family’s records.  

If you have any questions, contact your local library to get answers and learn more

Genealogy Society

If you need a little extra help getting started or sorting through what you’ve found, the Northeast Washington Genealogy Society is an organization that is over 30 years old. The group provides education and aids the research of family history.  Each gathering includes a general meeting as well as a special speaker on a related topic. Everyone is invited to attend, and learn more about the fascinating art of genealogical research.

Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at 1pm in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 260 E Juniper Ave, in Colville.

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