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Lewiston City Hall
P.O. Box 617
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 746-3671
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.
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.
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.
2015 13th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501-3043
St Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church
633 5th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501-2499
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.
Many other churches in Lewiston are listed, along with their location and contact information in this website.
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.
Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home
920 21st Ave
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
Mountain View Funeral Home
3521 7th St
Lewiston, Idaho 8350
Malcom's Brower-Wann Funeral;;;
1711 18th St
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
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.
Military History and Records
505 C Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Valley news 1957:9:27
Weekly tribune 1898:10:7-1898:12:30
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