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{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Idaho, The Gem State{{/p}} [[Image:{{IDLuckyPeak}}]]
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== '''Idaho Counties'''  ==
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*[[Idaho Introduction|'''Introduction''']]
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*[[Indians of Idaho|American Indians]]
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*[[Idaho Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Idaho Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[Idaho Digital Collections|Digital Collections]]
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*[[Idaho Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Idaho Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Idaho Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Idaho Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Idaho Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Idaho History|History]]
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*[[Idaho Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Idaho Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Idaho Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Idaho Minorities|Minorities]]
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*[[Idaho Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Idaho Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Idaho Pension Records|Pensions]]
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*[[Idaho Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Idaho Prison Records|Prison Records]]
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*[[Idaho Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Idaho Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Idaho Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Idaho Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[Idaho For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties'''<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 [http://www.idahohistory.net/Reference%20Series/0011.pdf available online]</ref>: <br>
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties'''<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 [http://www.idahohistory.net/Reference%20Series/0011.pdf available online]</ref>:  
  
 
*[[Alturas County, Idaho|Alturas]] -- 1864-1895.  
 
*[[Alturas County, Idaho|Alturas]] -- 1864-1895.  
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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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=== Did you know  ===
 
=== Did you know  ===
  
*The [http://history.idaho.gov/library_archives.html 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.<br>  
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*The [http://history.idaho.gov/idaho-state-archives 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.<br>&nbsp;
 
*You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/idaho.shtml Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors].<br>  
 
*You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/idaho.shtml Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors].<br>  
 
*'''[[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>
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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.  
*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho]'''<br>'''<br>
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/idahogenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Idaho]
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*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho]'''<br>'''
  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
*[[Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)&nbsp;]]  
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*[[Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Idaho, Caribou County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Cassia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Idaho, Caribou County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Cassia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Idaho, Clark County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Clark County Records&nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Idaho, Clark County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Clark County Records&nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Idaho, Teton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Teton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Idaho, Teton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho, Teton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Idaho Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
  
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Latest revision as of 13:11, 1 April 2014

United StatesGotoarrow.png Idaho

Topics
ID News and Events

Events of interest to family historians is available on the Events Page.

Topics
Idaho Topics
Moderator: Jenson1


Welcome to Idaho, The Gem State

Lucky Peak Reservior in Idaho


Idaho.png


How to Find Your
Idaho Ancestors'

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

Idaho Counties

Boundary CountyBonner CountyKootenai CountyShoshone CountyBenewah CountyLatah CountyNez Perce CountyLewis CountyIdaho CountyAdams CountyValley CountyLemhi CountyWashington CountyPayette CountyGem CountyBoise CountyCuster CountyButte CountyClark CountyFremont CountyJefferson CountyMadison CountyTeton CountyCanyon CountyAda CountyElmore CountyCamas CountyBlaine CountyBingham CountyBonneville CountyOwyhee CountyTwin Falls CountyGooding CountyJerome CountyLincoln CountyMinidoka CountyCassia CountyPower CountyBannock CountyOneida CountyCaribou CountyFranklin CountyBear Lake CountyClear Water CountyIdaho-county-map.gif

Click on the county name to go to a county page.

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.

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

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:



Obtain additional help


Help with the Idaho Wiki pages

Wiki Volunteers Wanted 

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need willing volunteers. You can help:


  • Expand county articles
  • Check links on pages
  • ...and more


Find more opportunities to help with the Idaho pages

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).

 

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