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Access the records: Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1907-1920 .
This Collection will include records from 1907 to 1920.
The collection consists of images of county birth and death registers for the following counties:
- Twin Falls
Some birth and deaths registers may extend beyond 1911.
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- Idaho County Clerks. "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records." County clerks in Idaho.
The key genealogical facts found in the Birth Registers may include the following information:
- Full birth date
- Place of birth
- Name of Child
- Race or Color
- No. in Family
- Living or Stillborn
- Names of Parents
- Color of Parents
- Occupation of Father
- Birthplace of parents
- Age of parents
- Maiden Name of Mother
- Is child legitimate
The key genealogical facts found in the Death Registers may include the following information:
- Death date with year
- Place of death
- Age at death
- Race or color
- Married or Single
- Cause of Death
- Duration of Illness
- Name of Parents
- Color of Parents
How to Use the Record
To begin your search, it would be helpful to know the following:
- Date of the event
- Place of the event
Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "County" category
⇒Select the "Record Type, Date Range and Volume" category which takes you to the images
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
Using the Information
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Make a photocopy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.
The following examples show ways you can use the information:
- Use the names and relationships as a basis for compiling family groups.
- Use the names, date, and residence or place to locate the individual or family in the census.
- Use the names and places to locate additional records about the individual or family such as church and land records.
- Use ages listed to determine approximate birth dates.
Tips to Keep in Mind
- You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination.
- If the record is a death record look for burial and probate records in the same location.
- If the record is a birth record look for records of the parents.
If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:
- Check for variant spellings of the names.
- Search the records of neighboring counties.
- Search for an index. Local historical and genealogical societies often have indexes to local records.
Known Issues with This Collecton
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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- “Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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