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City Hall

Kuna City Hall
763 W. Avalon
P.O. Box 13
Kuna, ID 83634
Ph. (208)922-5546
Fax (208)922-5989

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

The following cemeteries in or near Kuna have been identified and some of their records located. When multiple transcriptions are listed, they may contain discrepant information. The transcriptions may have been made at different times and by different people. Some names may have been mis-read. Some gravestones may have been missed. All transcriptions available for each cemetery should be checked.

Name of cemetery Location Records
Kuna Cemetery Kuna Some records of this cemetery at PARL[1] in Boise; transcription of 1,688 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; a partial transcription with photos of tombstones available at USGenWeb site for Ada County; photos of 3 gravestones available at idahogravestones.org
Kuna Pioneer Cemetery Old Kuna Stage Stop Some records of this cemetery at PARL in Boise; transcription of 15 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website


Church History and Records

Baptist

Kuna Baptist Church‎
1250 N Linder Rd
Kuna, ID 83634-5339

(208) 922-1124

South Valley Baptist Church‎
1615 N Linder Rd
Kuna, ID 83634-3032

(208) 871-5026


Desert Streams Fellowship‎
PO Box 603
Kuna, ID 83634-0603

(208) 922-4040


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Current

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Kuna 2nd ward

3305 West Kuna Road
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-5822


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Kuna 6th, 8th, 13th wards
224 East Avalon Street
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-5962


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Kuna 1st, 3rd, 12th Wards
315 East Deer Flat Road
Kuna, ID 83634-1336

(208) 922-4543

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Kuna 9th ward (Young Single Adults)

1985 North Black Cat Road
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 288-0992

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 Kuna Ward(1919-1948) are in this collection.

Methodist

Kuna United Methodist Church‎
260 West 4th Street
Kuna, ID 83634-2047

(208) 922-4745


Other

Kuna Church of the Nazarene‎
1281 West Avalon Street
Kuna, ID 83634-2227

(208) 922-5675


Calvary Chapel Kuna‎
333 Ave C
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-9673


Kuna Life Center‎
136 South School Avenue
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-5985


Seventh-Day Adventist Church‎
820 N Linder Rd
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-4686


New Beginnings Christian Church‎
820 Linder Road
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-5415


Kuna Bible Missionary Church‎
489 Shortline Street
Kuna, ID 83634-2323

(208) 922-3418

Church of Christ‎
110 Ave B
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 922-4250


Kuna Life Center‎
500 East Deer Flat Road
Kuna, ID 83634-1322

(208) 922-5209

History

In 1918 a few families settled in the Kuna Valley. The settlers came to farm the land around Kuna. Kuna was a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad. A stage coach line ran a regular schedule between the mining camp at Silver City and the mining camp at Idaho City. Total population of the Kuna Precinct was 1,547 in 1930.


Additional history of Kuna, 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. 407.

Libraries

Kuna Public Library
457 N. Locust Street
P.O. Box 129
Kuna, ID 83634

Maps

Newspapers

Historical

Copies of the following newspapers are available at the Idaho State Library in Boise:

Kuna enterprise  1978:3:24-1982:12:13 y 
Kuna herald  1914:11:19-1968:9:27 y 
Kuna-Melba news  1983:3:17-9999

Schools

Kuna High School
637 E. Deer Flat Road
Kuna, ID 83634
Ph. (208)955-0200
Fax (208)922-2178

Websites

References

  1. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.

 

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