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*[[Idaho County Commissioners' Records|County Commissioners' Records]]  
 
*[[Idaho County Commissioners' Records|County Commissioners' Records]]  
 
*[[Idaho Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
*[[Idaho Court Records|Court Records]]  
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*[[Idaho Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Idaho Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
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*[[Idaho Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]  
 
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*[[Idaho Pension Records|Pensions]]  
 
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=== Counties  ===
 
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=== Origin of Idaho  ===
 
=== Origin of Idaho  ===
  
Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.  
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Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. The counties in the panhandle became part of the Washington Territory in 1853<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.</ref>. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.  
  
 
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*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho]], or [[Elko County, Nevada|West Wendover, Elko, Nevada]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho]], or [[Elko County, Nevada|West Wendover, Elko, Nevada]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
  
=== Research Tools  ===
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*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Idaho-Genealogy-Research-Community/261177783920085?sk=wall Facebook] or [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#North_America Skype]  
 
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*'''View historic Idaho maps''' in the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Idaho/ David Rumsey Map Collection].  
 
*'''View historic Idaho maps''' in the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Idaho/ David Rumsey Map Collection].  
 
*'''View digital materials '''such as photographs, newspaper clippings, government documents and sketches at the [http://idahodocs.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php Idaho Digital Resources] website.  
 
*'''View digital materials '''such as photographs, newspaper clippings, government documents and sketches at the [http://idahodocs.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php Idaho Digital Resources] website.  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/idahogenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Idaho]
 
*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho]'''<br>'''<br>
 
*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho]'''<br>'''<br>
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Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties[1]:

Origin of Idaho

Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. The counties in the panhandle became part of the Washington Territory in 1853[2]. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.

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Did you know

  • The Idaho State Archives (formerly the Idaho State History Society Public Archives and Research Library or PARL) is located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. They have a large collection of newspapers, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Idaho. The Research Center for the Archives is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their web site gives more information about their holdings.
  • You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors.
  • Gretna Greens. When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, or West Wendover, Elko, Nevada.[3]

 Research Tools

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References

  1. Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 available online
  2. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.
  3. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).