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City Hall

http://www.graceidaho.com/html/citygov.html
Grace City Hall
108 E. Center St./P.O. Box 288
Grace, Idaho 83241
(208) 425-3533

Resources

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

Grace 1st, 2nd, 3rd Wards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

404 South Main
Grace, ID 83241

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 Grace Ward(1899-1948) are included.




Directories

The Idaho State Archives has in its collections many, city, county and state directories.

Funeral Home

Sims Funeral Home
139 E 2nd S
Soda Springs, Idaho
(208) 547-3742
http://www.simsfh.com/index.cfm


History

Grace was first settled in 1893 and a post office established there in 1894. Grace was so named at the suggestion of a land attorney at Blackfoot when a post office was located there. The majority of the inhabitants were principally engaged in farming and stock-raising. The town is situated on the southeast side of Bear River, surrounded by a rich farming district. The total population of the Grace Precinct was 1,479 in 1930.

Additional history of Grace, 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. 292.

Newspapers

Historical

Copies of the following Grace newspapers are in the Idaho State Archives in Boise.

Grace Herald -- 21 Mar. 1929 through 29 Dec. 1966
Grace Herald -- 18 Dec. 1941 through 12 Sep. 1946
Grace Citizen -- 2 Nov. 1967 through 26 Dec. 1990

Copies of Gem Valley Chronicle, 8 May 1947 to 1 Jan. 1948 are available online at Ancestry.com ($). This was a weekly paper "advertised as a supplement to the Soda Springs Sun."

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