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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

Nampa is a city in Canyon County, Idaho.

 Nampa City Hall 
411 3rd Street S.
Nampa, Idaho 83651
(208)468-5415

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries 

Kohlerlawn Cemetery
76 6th Street North
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: (208) 468-5898

Interment Search


Mount Calvary Cemetery
Corner of Greenhurst and S Powerline Rd
Nampa, ID 83686

Partial Interment List

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Nampa 12th, 6th Wards and 27nd Branch (Young Single Adults)
1500 Smith Ave
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 465-0126


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ‎
Nampa 4th, 11th Wards and 32nd Branch
121 N Canyon St
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-0810


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Nampa 16th, 21st Wards and 14th Branch (Spanish)
504 11th Ave S
Nampa, ID 83651-4243
(208) 442-9550

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 Nampa Ward(1857-1948) as well as later wards (up to 1948) are in this collection.


Presbyterian

Current

First United Presbyterian Church‎
400 Lake Lowell Ave
Nampa, ID 83686-6617
(208) 466-7061

Historical

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed records of the First United Presbyterian Church of Nampa(1907-1954).  This record is available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its Family History Centers


Roman Catholic

Current

St. Paul's Catholic Church
1515 8th St S
Nampa, ID 83651-4798
(208) 466-7031

Historical

Records of the St. Paul's Catholic Church of Nampa (1901-1965) 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.


Society of Friends

Historical

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed a book by Mrs. LaVerle Maupin which contains the membership records of the Nampa Friends Church(1935-1969).  This film can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City, or in any of its Family History Centers.

Other

A listing of various churches in Nampa, along with their location and contact information is given at this website.

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

Nampa Funeral Home
415 12th Ave S
Nampa, Idaho 83651
(208) 442-8171


Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel
404 10th Ave S
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-3545


Dakan Funeral Chapel
504 S Kimball Ave
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
(208) 459-3629


Flahiff Funeral Chapel Inc
624 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
(208) 459-0833


Flahiff Funeral Chapel Inc
27 E Owyhee Ave
Homedale, Idaho 83628
(208) 337-3252


Dakan Funeral Chapel
1117 Teton Ave
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
(208) 459-0370


Dakan Funeral Chapel
1117 Teton Ave
Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 459-0370


Homedale's Flahiff Funeral
27 E Owyhee Ave
Homedale, Idaho 83628
(208) 459-0833 

Zeyer Funeral Chapel
83 N Midland Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone Number: (208) 467-7300

History

Alexander and Hannah Duffes, in 1885 homesteaded on 160 acres, with the purpose of creating a town. James McGee, saw the possibilities in the land east of Caldwell also. The next year, Duffes and McGee formed the Nampa Land and Improvement Company, dividing the property into lots Duffes refused to sell town lots to anyone who intended to build a saloon on them. He was a very religious man and dreamed of a town with no saloon. This caused people to refer to the town of Nampa as “New Jerusalem”. It is interesting to note that “The Nampa Progress”, Nampa ’s first newspaper, lists in June 1888, that there were 28 businesses in Nampa , of which three were saloons. Ironically, twenty-one years later, the Duffes home was moved and a brewery built in its place.

 ci.nampa.id.us/pages/history.php

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Current

Idaho Press-Tribune
1618 North Midland Blvd.
Nampa, ID 83652
Ph. 208-465-8108
email - rweaver@idahopress.com
Daily

Historical

Copies of the following Nampa newspapers (and others) are in the Idaho State Archives in Boise.

Nampa Progress -- 14 Sep. 1889 through 18 Jan. 1895
Nampa Leader -- 6 May 1898 through 8 Nov. 1904
Idaho Leader --- 28 Oct. 1899 through 20 Dec. 1904
Nampa Times -- 30 Aug. 1902 through 20 May 1904
Nampa Leader-Herald -- 27 Dec. 1904 through 21 Oct. 1930
Nampa Evening Leader -- 1 Apr. 1907 through 31 Aug. 1907
Idaho Leader -- 17,24 Aug. 1918 and 2-9 Oct. 1920
Idaho Leader -- 4 Jan. 1919 through 20 Dec. 1919
Idaho Free Press -- 9 Apr. 1919 through 30 June 1980
Idaho Leader -- 3 Jan. 1920 through 18 Dec. 1920
Daily Nampa Leader-Herald -- 26 Feb. 1926 through 11 June 1936
Daily Nampa Leader-Herald -- 23 Oct, 1930 through 28 Aug. 1937
County-Wide Sunday Limelight -- 18 Nov. 1951 through 13 July 1952
Idaho Conservative -- May 1968
Idaho Press-Tribune -- 1 July 1980 to present

Copies of the Idaho Free Press, Apr. 1965 through Aug. 1976, are available online at Ancestry.com ($).

Obituaries

Falhiff Funeral Chapel-Index to Obituaries

Dakan Funeral Chapel-Obituary Search

School Records

Vital Records (Online Indexes)

Websites

Wikipedia page for Nampa, Idaho

City of Nampa Interment and Genealogy Site

References


 

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