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Contents

Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Lewiston City Hall
P.O. Box 617
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 746-3671

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

In 1930, Nez Perce County was part of ____Stake. (Still looking for LDS Information)

  • The following are local congregations (wards) which existed in Nez Perce County, Idaho prior to 1950.


Current

There are three Wards and one Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lewiston. Go to the website above for times and places.

Historical

Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers.  Records of the Lewiston Branch (1947-1948) are in this collection.

Roman Catholic

Current

Our Lady of Lourdes Church‎


2015 13th Ave

Lewiston, ID 83501-3043

(208) 743-6101


St Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church‎
633 5th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501-2499
(208) 743-7331

Historical

Records of the St Stanisaus Catholic Church (1920-1965 ) and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (1947-1965) have been microfilmed by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah from records held in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise. These films can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of it Family History Centers.

Other

Many other churches in Lewiston are listed, along with their location and contact information in this website.

Directories

The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories

Funeral Homes

Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home
920 21st Ave
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
(208) 743-6541
http://www.vassar-rawls.com/fh/home/home.cfm?&fh_id=11233&ck=1
Mountain View Funeral Home
3521 7th St
Lewiston, Idaho 8350
(208) 743-9464
http://www.mtviewfuneralhome.com/fh/home/home.cfm?&fh_id=10112&ck=1
Malcom's Brower-Wann Funeral;;;
1711 18th St
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
(208) 743-4578
http://www.malcomsfuneralhome.com/

History

For a number of years after the founding of Franklin and Richmond in 1860 the tract of country lying between Bear River and Cub River was utilized as a grazing country and used as such by the people of these settlements. The first effort to found a settlement in that locality proved unsuccessful through the failure of bring water for irrigation upon some 25,000 acres of land which was surveyed, but a second attempt, made in 1870, proved successful, when water for irrigation purpose was brought in from Worm Creek and later, also, through a long canal, tapping Cub River. The locality was, in the beginning, referred to as “Starvation Corner,” “Poverty Flat,” Hardscrabble” and other such names, but Lewiston finally became one of the best grain-growing districts in the Valleys of the Rocky Mountains. The raising of sugar beets and potatoes is one of the chief industries. The total population of the Lewiston Precinct was 1,783 in 1930.

Additional history of Lewiston, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 429.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Current

Morning Tribune
505 C Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
Ph. 208-743-9411
email - alford@limtribune.com
Daily

Historical

Copies of the following issues of Lewiston newspapers   are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise:

Golden age  1862:8:2-1864:11:19  
Idaho signal  1872:3:9-1874:8:20 
Lewiston banner  1919:9:26-1926:10:16  
Lewiston banner  1931:6:26  
Lewiston daily teller  1900:10:18-1901:1:12 
Lewiston daily tribune  1898:5:9-1902:11:30 
Lewiston evening teller  1878:4:13-1908:3:25  
Lewiston inter-state news  1905:11:7-1905:12:29  
Lewiston journal  1867:7:4,1872:1:13  
Lewiston journal  1867:2:15, 4:5  
Lewiston morning tribune  1899:1-9999 
Lewiston news  1932:9:23-1937:4:30  
Lewiston tribune  1896:1-1897:12  
Lewiston weekly tribune  1908:4:30  
Nez Perce news  1881:4:28-1886:8:12 
North Idaho radiator  1865:1:28-1865:4:15  
North Idaho report  1963:11, 1964:1, 1964:3 
Northerner  1874:9:12-1875:6:5 
Teller  1876:10:21-1878:4:6  
Valley news  1957:9:27 
Weekly tribune  1898:10:7-1898:12:30

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

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