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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Moore Clerks
P.O. Box 925
(208) 554-2431

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Lost River Cemetery - 195 interments are listed in Find-A-Grave

For other nearby cemeteries, see Butte County Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints‎
Moore and Lost River Wards
3092 N 3350
Moore, ID 83255

(208) 554-2806

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 itsFamily History Centers.  Records of the Moore Ward (1900-1948) are in this collections.

Other

Country Church
315 Main Street, Moore, ID 83255
(208) 554-2094‎

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

See those listed under Arco, Idaho Funeral Homes.

History

The first settlers in the Lost River Valley were stockman, who located ranches in different parts of the valley. Later copper and lead ore were discovered near the place where Moore afterwards came into existence. Among the first settlers in the valley were James King and William Darnley. Moore is located in the Lost River Valley; most of the settlers lived on their respective farms and ranches. Irrigation for the farms is obtained from ditches which tap the Lost River on both sides at different points. The totel population of the Moore Precinct was 336 in 1930

Additional history of Moore, 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. 530.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Historical

There are no copies of Moore newspapers  in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho but papers from nearby towns which are in the Archives may be of interest to residents of Moore.

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References



 

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